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Great Indian Bustard becomes mascot of the COP13 UN Convention of Conservation of Migratory Species

The Great Indian Bustard is the mascot of the UN Convention of Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS) (COP 13). India has recently proposed to include three species- the Asian elephant, the Great Indian Bustard and the Bengal Florican in the list of ‘migratory species threatened with extinction’, under the CMS-COP 13. The Ministry of Environment, ..

2019 edition of World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)

The World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is observed every year on 11th of May to raise awareness of issues affecting migratory birds and to inspire people and organizations around the world to take measures for their conservation. The 2019 theme ? “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!” ? will put the spotlight on ..

India, Israel ink pact on research programme

India and Israel signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for starting a programme to promote joint research across various domains from medical and information technology to social sciences, humanities and arts. It will be a five-year programme that will provide support up to $1,00,000 to a research project for 3 years.