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Five Takeaways From The UN’s Proposals To Protect Biodiversity

A campaigner informs a pedestrian about extinction level threats [image by: kthtrnr/Flickr]

Dubbed by some the “other COP”, UN negotiations over revised biodiversity targets and a new international framework for nature restoration …

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What Now For J&K’s State Animal And Bird?

The Hangul, or Kashmir stag, in Dachigam, the only area where its threatened population is stable [image by: Khursheed Ahmad]

Before August 5, 2019, when the former state of Jammu & Kashmir was converted into the union territories of Ladakh …

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Himalayan Cold Wave, Avalanches, Kill Hundreds In South Asia

Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority has scrambled rescue operations in the Neelum Valley, but many people remain out of reach [image: NDMA]

In a video gone viral among some circles, an old man lies curled up in the snow, frozen to death. …

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Report To National Green Tribunal Raises Spirits In Kashmir

The Hokersar wetland in Kashmir [Image by: Athar Parvaiz]

At a time when Kashmir’s forests face the axe and the government looks to demarcate land for investors from elsewhere …

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Kashmir’s Forests Face The Axe

Part of a degraded forest in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district [image by: Athar Parvaiz]

The former Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) of the erstwhile Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir was very busy in September …

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No Appetite To Pay To Stop Global Warming

Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa taking questions on the first day of the conference [image by: UNclimatechange / Flickr]

The annual summit of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) starts just a few weeks before the 2015 …

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A Report Claims More Than 5 Lakh People Died Prematurely In India Due To Outdoor Air Pollution

Picture : Twitter / ANI

More than five lakh people died prematurely in India in 2016 due to dangerous levels of outdoor air pollution and …

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Patna Drowns As Climate Change Meets Corruption

Record breaking rainfall exposed the dysfunctional urban planning and corruption in Patna [image by: Prashant Ravi]

They found him stranded inside his waterlogged home. Dressed in shorts and slippers and with a few bags by his …

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Trapped Between Melting Glaciers And A Rising Sea: UN

Rapid sea level rise and accelerated melting of glaciers due to global warming will increasingly disrupt lives of more than …

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As Glaciers Disappear, Can We Be Far Behind?

Due to climate change, mountain glaciers worldwide lost mass at an average rate of 220 gigatons (Gt) per year between …

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