Highlight lack of protective gear and harassment they are facing amid pandemic
In our battle against Covid-19, experts say the best way to achieve the desired result is through social distancing.
The name Sosyo is unlikely to ring a bell unless you have been to Gujarat, the home turf of the 93-year-old brand. Manufactured by the Surat-headquartered, family-owned Hajoori and Sons, it is one of several hundred local brands that jostle for space in the crowded non-alcoholic, ready-to drink beverages market, which is dominated by multinational giants Coca-Cola India and PepsiCo.
So far, nearly 12.29 lakh passengers have been screened at Indian airports, according to health ministry.
Milaap started out at a time when the internet was beginning to change how Indians spent money.
Lease of life: The 185-km long Beas Conservation Reserve is helping protect many endangered aquatic species
Today, the Beas in Punjab is the only Indian habitat of the functionally blind mammal, which uses echolocation to navigate underwater and hunt for food. “Till 2017, there was no legal protection for this area from the Wildlife (Protection) Act. Declaring it a conservation reserve was important,” says Kuldeep Kumar, Punjab’s principal chief conservator of forests.
Ornithologists in the Rajasthan desert are trying to save the great Indian bustard with successful captive breeding of 9 birds. Most of the bustards now live in the Thar area, with about 20 of them distributed across Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.
Lease of Life: 5 conservation efforts that have reversed the damage done to flora and fauna in India
hey could be ecologists who have spent their life studying conservation, concerned citizens who feel it is time to roll up their sleeves or a committed forest officer. Often, it is a combination of all three because conservation is a complex task, involving many stakeholders.
Over the course of a decade and with the help of thousands of volunteers, more than 70 companies and the Gurgaon Municipal Corporation, the ravaged patch of land has been rewilded into what ecologists cite as a fine example of urban conservation that gives preeminence to native species.
An Arunachali tribe, forest department and researchers join hands to set up a unique community reserve around a rare bird.
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