January 31, 2012

WEF Davos-Declaration

At by-lines of the 42nd assembly of the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Trade Ministers forum of IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa) met in Davos, in order to retrospect the existing

February 16, 2012

Regulatory Mechanism for Biodiversity sector soon

A regulatory mechanism in Biodiversity sector to be in place following the recommendations Objective: To safeguard public health and protect environment. Quality Control lab in Delhi has been asked

April 27, 2012

CCEA approves National Monsoon Mission

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved implementation of the programme National Monsoon Mission of the Earth System Science Organization for a period of 5 years. Main Objective of

April 28, 2012

India forecasts average monsoon rains this year

Earth Sciences Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh held that India is probable to experience average monsoon rains this year, thus forecasting a third straight year without drought. Deshmukh held that the

June 6, 2012

June 5: World Environment Day

“World Environment Day” is being observed across the globe Theme for this year: “Green Economy: Does it include you?” Government flagged-off the ‘Science Express-Biodiversity Special’ train in New Delhi

June 23, 2012

IUCN updates Red List of Threatened Species for 2012

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released its updated Red List of Threatened Species. According to the IUCN report: 63837 species assessed 19817 species threatened with extinction, including