This week’s environment and conservation news stories rolled into one.
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Madhya Pradesh seeks GI tag for the fruit of the endangered baobab in Mandu
The trees have supported tribal livelihoods for centuries and its fruits are known to be nutritious and used in traditional remedies.
Why is 2023 the International Year of Millets? What do we achieve by celebrating such years?
Millets, hardy dryland crops grown in Asian and African countries, are gaining popularity for their nutritional qualities.
Transgender activists highlight the impacts of climate change and environmental issues on the community
The transgender community faces unique challenges in the face of climate change and growing environmental issues.
Electricity transition in India’s renewable-rich states needs to accelerate, says study
Several renewable energy-rich states like Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, and Maharashtra need better power sector performance.
Mapping connectivity and human-elephant conflict in Karnataka
Conflict and connectivity are connected to each other, and have to be looked at simultaneously to address conflicts, say researchers.
Incentives to boost demand, increase in e-buses in Tamil Nadu’s latest EV policy
The new policy is likely to push electric public mobility and assist in the transition of the workforce into the emerging sector.