This week’s environment and conservation news stories rolled into one.
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Latest RBI guidelines to help mobilise domestic capital towards green activities
The RBI has issued a framework for green deposits, meant to be used towards environmentally-sustainable projects.
Nature-based learning programmes improve environment and climate literacy in Chennai
Nature-based educators in the coastal city of Chennai are working to improve environment and climate literacy through outdoor, place-based programmes. They are also taking steps to mainstream nature education in classrooms.
Flying is riskier for female katydids, finds India’s first insect radio telemetry study
Future research using similar techniques could deepen the understanding of evolutionary behaviour and improve conservation efforts.
Roadkill instances in Jammu and Kashmir increase as highways lengthen
Several critically endangered and near threatened species are falling victim to vehicular collisions in Jammu and Kashmir.
[Interview] Glaciologist Anil Kulkarni on shrinking glaciers and effective policy-level communication
In this interview with Mongabay-India, Anil Kulkarni talks about his experiences while studying glaciers, the state of glaciology in India and the need for revised water sharing practices between India and Pakistan, with the backdrop of melting glaciers in the eastern Himalayas.
Bauxite mining in Jharkhand is impacting soil fertility, people’s health
In Jharkhand’s Gumla district, bauxite mining is making the land barren. It is also affecting people’s health.