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Biodiversity and cotton: Stitching together a sustainable future
Oct 07, 2023

Biodiversity and cotton: Stitching together a sustainable future

As we commemorate World Cotton Day, the transformative potential of cotton within the T&A industry needs to be examined

Global biodiversity framework and the status of protected area conservation in India
May 22, 2023

Global biodiversity framework and the status of protected area conservation in India

The existing conservation policies raise the question of whether India can achieve the GBF goals on the ground

Global Biodiversity: जैव विविधता का नुक़सान और वैश्विक जैव-विविधता की नई रूप-रेखा
Jan 06, 2023

Global Biodiversity: जैव विविधता का नुक़सान और वैश्विक जैव-विविधता की नई रूप-रेखा

जैव विविधता की नई रूप-रेखा का तीसरा उद्देश्य महत्वपूर्ण �

India’s stance on the new global biodiversity framework
Dec 22, 2022

India’s stance on the new global biodiversity framework

China’s missed opportunity presents India with an opportunity to offer credible climate leadership

Loss of biodiversity and the new Global Biodiversity Framework
Dec 28, 2022

Loss of biodiversity and the new Global Biodiversity Framework

Target 3 of the new biodiversity framework represents significant commitment as it would require cooperation at a global level

A tribute to our selfish needs: Conservation in the Anthropocene
Jul 28, 2023

A tribute to our selfish needs: Conservation in the Anthropocene

The paradigm that conservation is the anti-thesis to development needs to change; conservation is central to development in the Global South

Between Scylla and Charybdis: Transboundary cooperation and adaptive capacity in the Sundarbans
Jun 04, 2019

Between Scylla and Charybdis: Transboundary cooperation and adaptive capacity in the Sundarbans

Sundarbans is facing twin challenges of increased population pressure in the north and rising sea levels in the south, occasionally teamed with cyclones from the Bay of Bengal.

Build forward better through nature in the post-pandemic era
Dec 23, 2020

Build forward better through nature in the post-pandemic era

The challenge is not ‘to build back better’ but ‘to build forward better’ where the nature and climate nexus lies within the development parad

Foods of the future: Ecological promises and ethical challenges of synthetic meat
Nov 08, 2023

Foods of the future: Ecological promises and ethical challenges of synthetic meat

As the world seeks eco-friendly and ethically sound nutrition alternatives, synthetic meat takes centre stage, but like all innovations, it comes with

Governing Urban Wetlands in India: A Pathway to Sustainable Urbanisation
Feb 01, 2024

Governing Urban Wetlands in India: A Pathway to Sustainable Urbanisation

Wetlands are important ecosystems that provide benefits such as flood control, water purification, and biodiversity conservation. In India, however, wetlands are threatened by pollution, encroachment, and rampant real estate development. This brief assesses the East Kolkata Wetlands to illustrate the challenges of preserving urban wetlands in India. It also presents recommendations to establish more comprehensive wetlands management and conservat

Modification of natural landscapes and pandemics
Mar 26, 2020

Modification of natural landscapes and pandemics

Let us resolve to leave the standing forests and other natural landscapes alone and revisit the provisions of forest land diversion under the legal fr

Navigating Considerations of Global Governance, National Strategies, and Ethics in Biowarfare
Aug 07, 2023

Navigating Considerations of Global Governance, National Strategies, and Ethics in Biowarfare

Biological weapons can come from naturally occurring microbes and viruses; but innovations in genomic editing are opening up new, potentially more threatening avenues for their development. These innovations can cause or spread disease or resist known therapeutic approaches. Addressing such threats of biowarfare requires obtaining reliable and informative taxonomies for the pathogens and timely and effective responses. This, in turn, calls for co

Nurturing sustainable food systems amidst climate change and global food demand
Aug 31, 2023

Nurturing sustainable food systems amidst climate change and global food demand

There is an urgent need for sustainable and resilient food systems to guarantee sustainable diets that are nutritious and aligned with the evolving ec

Sustainable agriculture, climate change and nutrition: a complex challenge
Sep 06, 2023

Sustainable agriculture, climate change and nutrition: a complex challenge

Your reflection published by Observer Research Foundation brings a complex view between food security, climate change, sustainable agriculture and land use. Is there awareness of this inseparable relationship?

The Future of Food: Reimagining Climate-Resilient Food Systems in the Post-Pandemic World
Jul 03, 2022

The Future of Food: Reimagining Climate-Resilient Food Systems in the Post-Pandemic World

Thinking about the future of global food systems has now become more critical than ever. Climate change impacts—among them, shifts in soil quality, precipitation, pest regimes, seasonal growth patterns, along with land degradation and reduction in biodiversity—have impacted agricultural and aquatic food production systems across the world. Indeed, the causal links between climate change and food security are manifesting more clearly, particul

Towards a framework for wildlife-friendly products
Mar 13, 2024

Towards a framework for wildlife-friendly products

India can lead the way when it comes to balancing wildlife conservation and sustainable crop production

Towards Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA): Strategies, obstacles, and visions for a sustainable future
Feb 21, 2024

Towards Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA): Strategies, obstacles, and visions for a sustainable future

Climate-Smart Agriculture holds promise in building a robust agri-food system amidst the intensifying effects of climate change, however, there is a p

Understanding the significance of Community Conserved Areas in India vis-à-vis GBF
May 22, 2023

Understanding the significance of Community Conserved Areas in India vis-à-vis GBF

The recognition of Community Conserved Areas will enable a process-oriented approach towards achieving the targets under the Global Biodiversity Frame

Urban wetlands in India need urgent attention
Jul 21, 2023

Urban wetlands in India need urgent attention

Coherent management and governance of urban wetlands in India needs to be initiated to secure the urban ecological balance and add to the city’s eco

जागतिक जैवविविधता संरचना आणि भारतातील संरक्षित क्षेत्रांच्या संवर्धनाचं आव्हान
May 29, 2023

जागतिक जैवविविधता संरचना आणि भारतातील संरक्षित क्षेत्रांच्या संवर्धनाचं आव्हान

सध्याच्या संवर्धन धोरणांमुळे भारत प्रत्यक्षात GBF म्हणजेच ग्लोबल बायोलाॅजिकल डायव्हर्सिटी उद्दिष्टे साध्य करू शकेल का असा प्रश्न निर्माण होतो.

जैव विविधता संरक्षण के साथ G20 की औद्योगिक नीतियों का एकीकरण
Aug 01, 2023

जैव विविधता संरक्षण के साथ G20 की औद्योगिक नीतियों का एकीकरण

जैव विविधता यानी बायो-डायवर्सिटी के संरक्षण का मुद्दा संयुक्त राष्ट्र के सभी 17 सतत विकास लक्ष्यों (एसडीजी) में एक क्रॉस-कटिंग विषय है, अर्थात ऐसा मुद्दा है, जो समानता, स्थिर�

नव्या जागतिक जैवविविधता फ्रेमवर्कवर भारताची भूमिका
Aug 21, 2023

नव्या जागतिक जैवविविधता फ्रेमवर्कवर भारताची भूमिका

चीनने गमावलेल्या संधीमुळे हवामान नेतृत्व प्रदान करण्याची भारताला उत्तम संधी मिळाली आहे.

निसर्गातील ‘डेटा’ नोंदणार कधी?
Aug 27, 2020

निसर्गातील ‘डेटा’ नोंदणार कधी?

आजच्या आधुनिक जगात ‘डेटा’ हे नवे चलन म्हणून विकसित होत असताना, आपल्या आसपासच्या निसर्गातील जैवविविधतेचा डेटाही तेवढाच महत्त्वाचा आहे.

भारतातील नागरी पाणथळ प्रदेशांकडे तातडीने लक्ष देण्याची गरज
Oct 20, 2023

भारतातील नागरी पाणथळ प्रदेशांकडे तातडीने लक्ष देण्याची गरज

शहरी भागातील पर्यावरणीय समतोल राखण्यासाठी, शहराच्या आर्थिक मूल्यांमध्ये भर घालण्यासाठी भारतातील नागरी पाणथळ प्रदेशांचे सुसंगत व्यवस्थापन करणे आवश्यक आहे. 

भारतातील समुदाय संरक्षित क्षेत्रांचे महत्त्व समजून घ्यायला हवे
May 29, 2023

भारतातील समुदाय संरक्षित क्षेत्रांचे महत्त्व समजून घ्यायला हवे

सामुदायिक संरक्षित क्षेत्रांची ओळख जागतिक जैवविविधता फ्रेमवर्क अंतर्गत उद्दिष्टे साध्य करण्यासाठी प्रक्रिया-केंद्रित दृष्टीकोन सक्षम करेल.

वन्यजीव-अनुकूल उत्पादनांसाठी योग्य फ्रेमवर्कच्या दिशेने
Mar 30, 2024

वन्यजीव-अनुकूल उत्पादनांसाठी योग्य फ्रेमवर्कच्या दिशेने

वन्यजीव संरक्षण आणि शाश्वत पीक उत्पादनाचा समतोल साधण्य�

शाश्वत अर्थव्यवस्थेकडे वाटचाल करण्याकरता कापूस आणि जैवविविधतेची पुनर्जोडणी
Oct 20, 2023

शाश्वत अर्थव्यवस्थेकडे वाटचाल करण्याकरता कापूस आणि जैवविविधतेची पुनर्जोडणी

आपण ‘जागतिक कापूस दिन’ साजरा करत असताना, वस्त्रनिर्माण आ

हवामान बदल आणि स्मार्ट शेती: शाश्वत भविष्यासाठी धोरणे, अडथळे आणि दृष्टी
Feb 29, 2024

हवामान बदल आणि स्मार्ट शेती: शाश्वत भविष्यासाठी धोरणे, अडथळे आणि दृष्टी

अन्न सुरक्षा आणि हवामान बदल या परस्परसंबंधित आव्हानांन�

हवामानातील बदल जागतिक अन्नाची गरज आणि शाश्वत प्रणालींचे पालन पोषण
Oct 30, 2023

हवामानातील बदल जागतिक अन्नाची गरज आणि शाश्वत प्रणालींचे पालन पोषण

हवामानामध्ये होणारे बदल पाहता शाश्वत अन्नप्रणालीची गरज निर्माण झाली आहे. ज्यामुळे पौष्टिक आणि हवामान बदलाशी जुळवून घेणाऱ्या शाश्वत आहाराची हमी या निमित्ताने देता येणा

জীববৈচিত্র্যের ক্ষতি এবং নতুন বৈশ্বিক জীববৈচিত্র‌্য কাঠামো
Jan 29, 2023

জীববৈচিত্র্যের ক্ষতি এবং নতুন বৈশ্বিক জীববৈচিত্র‌্য কাঠামো

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