As these biostimulants are prepared using cow dung, kitchen waste and other natural materials, the investment cost has come down significantly.
The Waltair Orchidarium stands out as a major attraction, showcasing diverse orchids and associated species in a controlled rainforest-like environment.
Spread over 12 chapters, TSBSAP addresses various components of biodiversity, key factors that affect biodiversity, and methodologies to combat the loss of biodiversity in the State.
The world has failed to achieve the internationally agreed environmental goals relating to climate change, biodiversity conservation and pollution.
The ‘problem’ here is our deeply fractured society, what we commonly refer to as ‘diversity’. It is actually not a problem.
Similarly, BDA has also decided to develop Bachhera hill park at Jatni as an ecological park for which an area about 30 acre has been earmarked for plantation and creation of amenities for visitors.
What is startling is the global economic cost of these invasive exceeds $423 billion annually, which is more than the global annual cost estimate for natural disasters.
Meticulously crafted by the Visakhapatnam Division of the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department, the orchidarium is an integral attraction within the Eastern Ghats Biodiversity Centre.
The alien species which include plants, shrubs, microbes and others have been introduced to new regions through human activities and affect the growth of native species.
Mark Anthony and his team considered various organisms, from the most complex mammals to the simplest microbial, and estimated approximately two times greater soil biodiversity
Celebrate this 77th Independence Day by indulging in a unique culinary journey across India’s diverse flavours.
Recently Lok Sabha passed the contentious Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, critics fear that the bill could open the gates for exploitation of bio-resources.
It has said that the SC may invoke Article 130 of the Constitution for establishing its regional benches at four or five locations in the country.
The changes in the Forest Act are likely to adversely impact our green cover; and, in the long term, our battle to reverse climate change.
The bill potentially exposes large tracts of forest lands (that fall within the scope of the Forest Conservation Act (FCA), 1980) for the diversion for non-forestry activities, critics point out.
In 2001, Dr Murty, a marine biologist and former professor along with his wife Mangathayi, laid the foundation of the society.
China and India have the highest absolute population exposure to unsafe air pollution and are home to about 38 per cent of people exposed to unsafe concentrations of PM2.5.
It may be recalled that two mishaps took place on the flyover since it was inaugurated.
Newly discovered 36-million-years-long geological cycles of our planet determine the biodiversity that exists at a given time.