28 Jul 2020
Ahead of International Tiger Day on 29th July, our ecologist Yatish Lele highlights TERI's efforts to measure the value of ecosystem services in the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh, reducing human-wildlife conflict in protected areas of India, and public awareness towards wildlife conservation.
29 Jun 2020
India can restore biodiversity in urban and rural areas by creating green corridors in cities and rejuvenating water bodies in rural areas.
03 Jun 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as millions of migrants head home, without any promise of livelihood, India's forestry and biodiversity resources can offer a ray of hope. There are solutions and mechanisms in place, but they need to be implemented with conviction. Dr. JV Sharma, Director, Land Resources Division, TERI, explains.
06 Jan 2020| Dr AJT Johnsingh
The big cat is India's pride but its dwindling population is a serious concern today. In this piece, the author writes about his observations on the behavioural ecology of tigers in the Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve (MHTR) — Rajasthan's recently established tiger reserve and gives suggestions for the successful management of the reserve.
20 Sep 2019
Degraded land is an underperforming asset and poses significant risks to a wide spectrum of industries. There are, however, opportunities and benefits for businesses by adopting sustainable land management (SLM) in their value chains.
20 Mar 2019
In order to provide state level support to India's commitment to achieve additional carbon sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of CO2 by 2030 (two thirds potential of this target is with agroforestry), the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) has taken the initiative to plant 22 crore saplings in July 2019.
18 Dec 2018
"Rules are rules; we shall definitely fine the offenders. The village council has set the rules and we all need to obey the same.
05 Oct 2018
Hunting is a deep-rooted cultural practice in Nagaland, but several communities are working to put an end to hunting and unsustainable fishing
03 Oct 2018
Paddy fields in khazans
Khazan ecosystems are reclaimed wetlands and mangrove areas, where tidal influence is regulated by the construction of embankments and sluice gates. 'Khazans' in Goa have always been nature's defence to its own excesses such as high tides, storms or floods. They are predominantly rice and fish fields.
12 Jul 2018
Civil society conservation groups receive special recognition at Government of India-UNDP India Biodiversity Awards 2018