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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, ..

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Supreme Court: African Cheetah permitted to be introduced in India

On January 28, 2020, Supreme Court ruled that African Cheetah shall be permitted to be introduced in India. The cat is being introduced on experimental basis. Highlights The Apex Court had put the move on hold 10 years back. It was proposed by the then Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh. The proposal was to introduce foreign ..

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Switzerland partner country for BioAsia 2020

The 17th edition of BioAsia will be held in the capital city of Telangana, Hyderabad from 17th to 19th February. Switzerland will be partner country as informed by the Principal Secretary of Industries and Commerce and Information Technology of Government of Telangana, Jayesh Ranjan. The theme for 17th edition of BioAsia: Today for Tomorrow Switzerland ..

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One Health Concept

The One Health concept is summarized by the World Organization of Animal Health as human health and animal health are interdependent and bound to the health of the ecosystems in which they exist . The origin of the concept can be traced to Hippocrates treatise On Airs, Waters and Places in which he had urged ..

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International Biodiversity Day 2019

May 22 is observed as the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The IDB promotes the notion that the diversity provided by the natural systems for human existence and wellbeing on earth, while contributing to other Sustainable Development Goals, including climate change mitigation and adaptation and ecosystems ..

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