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National Board for Wildlife

National Board for Wild Life is a “Statutory Organization” constituted under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. Theoretically, the board is “advisory” in nature and advises the Central Government on framing policies and measures for conservation of wildlife in the country. However, it is a very important body because it serves as apex body to review ..

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National Dolphin Day

October 5 has been designated as National Dolphin Day by the union environment ministry and it will be observed annually starting from this year. Overview: The National Board for Wildlife’s (NBWL) standing committee took this decision to designate October 5 as National Dolphin Day. The day will focus on generating awareness as it is an ..

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National Action Plan for Vulture Conservation, 2020-2025

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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NBWL adds 4 species in Recovery Programme for Critically Endangered Species

The standing committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has recently added four species- Northern River Terrapin, Clouded Leopard, Arabian Sea Humpback Whale and Red Panda into Centre’s Recovery Programme for Critically Endangered Species. They were added on the recommendation by Wildlife Division of Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC). Key Facts Norther ..

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