The study, led by researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia and the Wildlife Conservation Society in New York, paints the first global picture of the threat to the world’s remaining wildernesses — and the image is bleak.
The bench observed this after Nadkarni, representing the Centre, referred to an affidavit filed by the government in which it said that Rs 91,000 crore was collected under various funds created on the apex court's orders for protection of the environment.
Earlier, the Centre had issued a directive which mentioned that all the existing leases have to be brought to an exploration level of G2 (general exploration) or G1 (detailed exploration) in five years' time.
A study published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment states that industrial beef production along with farmed catfish are the most demanding for the environment whereas small wild-caught fish have a less arduous impact.
"One may choose any deed as his green social responsibility on the app. If people start taking green initiatives seriously, we can soon make the planet a better place to live in," Union minister Harsh Vardhan said.
The affidavit further states that “plastic waste of approximately 35 kg was found in the stomach of dead cows”. The Mithi river and other water bodies in Mumbai are casualties of the plastic waste, the affidavit states.
The video showing a tigress chasing a tourist vehicle in the buffer zone of Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve( TATR) in Chandrapur district set alarm bells ringing in TATR administration. The road where it happened has been closed for safari rides.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Bollywood actor Jimmy Shergill feels it is important to promote films which focus on kids.He said that films which have stories revolving around kids or children as the lead is very important to be promoted.Jimmy Shergill was present at the trailer launch of 'Shortcut Safari.'Directed by Amitabha Singh, 'Shortcut Safari' is a Hindi film whose story revolves around a group of children who get trapped in a dense forest, for three days, during their school outing.The experience of these seven children teaches them the value of mutual respect, team-spirit and perseverance, and also lays importance on a clean environment.
Kanagawa, Feb 18 (ANI): Ninja is the real hero of the war era in Japan and now tourists can meet Ninja characters. At Odawara castle in Kanagawa, the Ninja attracts and entertain the tourists. He even takes visitors pictures and explains them about historic remains. There is a facility for tourists to dress up like Ninja and take pictures. Foreign tourists are more attracted towards Ninja character. Ninja plays an ambassador to introduce Japanese tradition to foreigners. The visitors also practice ‘Shuriken’, a weapon used by Ninja warrior. Tourists from Australia enjoyed using Shuriken. Tourists can also enjoy live fishing at Misaki fishing port in ‘Kanagawa’, south of Tokyo. During winter, Japanese sea provides many other seasonal fish including barracuda, yellowtail and others. Before sending to market, these fishes are divided separately depending on its breed and size. They are later taken for auction at the whole sale market. Splendid alfonsino is uploaded through the year at Misaki fishing port. Especially from winter to spring is the peak season of that fish. It is oily and tasty. Tourist can visit this fishing port freely to see fish uploading. Misaki restaurant is located near the fishing market. It is convenient to enjoy fresh fish meal there. Fresh sashimi and grilled head of Yellow tail is very popular item. Misaki fishing port provides tasty breakfast of fish and best view of Mt Fuji. On every Sunday morning, market is held in the park. It is prosperous with fresh fish, popular Tuna and local vegetable. Japanese express gratitude to rich sea and good environment.