bombay natural history society: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

National Action Plan for Vulture Conservation, 2020-2025

Published: November 18, 2020

The National Action Plan for Vulture Conservation, 2020-25 was recently approved by National Board for Wild life. The plan has suggested that new veterinary non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs be tested on vultures before they are commercially released. Key Highlights of the Plan The new plan automatically removes veterinary use of a drug if it is found ..

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Indian Bird Species have declined by 80% says State of India’s Birds Report at CMS COP 13

Published: February 19, 2020

On February 18, 2020, the State of India’s Birds Report was released at the CMS COP 13. It assessed the status of more than 867 birds. The report says that more than 80% of Indian bird species have declined in the last 5 years. More than 15,000 bird watchers participated in the survey. Highlights According ..

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SC forms Panel to frame Emergency Plan to prevent extinction of Indian birds

Published: July 17, 2019

Taking serious note of alarming extinction of two Indian birds namely Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican, the Supreme Court of India has constituted a High Powered Committee to urgently frame and implement an Emergency Response Plan for protection of these species, considering the approaching monsoon and breeding season. Both the birds are protected under ..

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