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CEESP News - by Dr Hishmi Jamil Husain, Head Environment & Forest Management, Tata Steel Limited Vultures are a critical part of the food chain...
This year, on September 2, 2017, Tata Steel Zoological Park at Jamshedpur, India celebrated International Vulture Awareness Day with school children. The objective of the programme was to create...
Apparently unrelated, there are some similarities between responding to climate change and managing human-elephant conflicts. To make human-elephant...
The earth’s climate has rapidly been changing over the recent decades because of our carbon-based development and destruction of nature. We have three major responses to that change. Responses to...
Pampa Dolui is from Udayan, a small village among the mangroves of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha, India. Her early childhood memories are of...
Besides extreme weather, communities in Odisha also faced other challenges – especially in recent years. “People don’t work anymore. Everyone now is renting out their fields for shrimp cultivation,...
On August 29-30, 2017, 85 delegates from India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh gathered in Delhi, India for a South Asia regional...
The two-day consultation facilitated knowledge sharing on FLR between governments, NGOs, the private sector and donors with a focus on identifying gaps in technical and policy support for FLR and ...
The Global Partnership for Forest Landscape Restoration estimated that more than 2 billion hectares of degraded land is available for restoration...
ROAM is a flexible and cost-effective analytic process for identifying restoration opportunities at national or sub-national levels, as well as describing how those opportunities relate to food,...
Forests are undoubtedly amongst the most valuable ecosystem service providers in the world. Their role extends to securing sustainable energy,...
The Bonn Challenge expresses the global effort to restore more than 150 million hectares of the world’s deforested and degraded land by 2020 and 350 million hectares by 2030. It underscores the...
The survival of the snow leopard was the focus of the recent International Snow Leopard and Ecosystems Forum 2017 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, which...
Although rarely seen by human eye, its spirit lives in the cultures of the 12 nations of which it is resident. The snow leopard is a magnificent big cat, roaming mountainous ranges on altitudes...
Chilmari River Port, lying close to the international border with India, represents the riparian legacy of Bangladesh. Recent effort to bring back...
Chilmari sub-district of northern Bangladesh lies on the west bank of the River Jamuna − as the River Brahmaputra is called after crossing the Bangladesh-India border. Only 20 kilometres away from...
Strengthening conservation networks in Goa
On Thursday 20 July, 2017, Tata Steel's Raw Material Strategy Group and IUCN's Leaders for Nature (LFN) organised an in-company session at Tata Steel...
The programme particularly emphasised, through presentations by various speakers, the need to act immediately. In the opening presentation, Chief of Corporate Sustainability Madhulika Sharma...
From IUCN organised an exposure visit for Tata Power and CGPL staff to Gir National Park in Sasan, Gujarat from 9-10 June 2017. The objective of the...
The visit consisted of two class room sessions, before and after the field visit. The class room session before the field visit focused on the basics of biodiversity and ecosystems with special...
In April 2017, Springer Journals published a special edition on Wetland Science: Perspectives from South Asia. IUCN, in partnership with the...
Healthy wetlands support ecological and human well-being, delivering services for people, livelihoods and businesses. Conventional approaches to wetland conservation have often centered on protected...

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