• World Seagrass Day 2023 observed on 1st March

    World Seagrass Day 2023 World Seagrass Day is celebrated annually on 1st March  to raise awareness about seagrass and its important functions in the marine ecosystem. The seagrasses are grass-like plants that live close to the sea. They are the...

    Published On March 1st, 2023
  • Three Himalayan medicinal plants enter IUCN Red List

    International Union for Conservation of Nature: Three medicinal plant species found in the Himalayas have made it to International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species following a recent assessment. Meizotropis pellita has been assessed as...

    Published On December 13th, 2022
  • IUCN designates Aravalli Biodiversity Park in Gurugram 2022

    The Aravalli Biodiversity Park in Gurugram, Haryana, has been declared as India’s first “other effective area-based conservation measures” (OECM) site. This was informed by the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change on the occasion of World Wetlands Day....

    Published On February 4th, 2022