Conservation Dialogue at Yamuna Biodiversity Park on World Wetlands Day, 2nd February 2018

Wetlands are one of the very important natural infrastructures around us, we are losing fast. They are the biggest store house of carbon, offer flood mitigation, support ground water quality, filter and purify water, perform nutrient cycling, help stabilize climatic conditions and offer habitats for various floral and faunal species.  All together they provide ecosystem services worth USD $20 tr...
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National Conclave on Mangrove Conservation on December 12th 2017, Kochi

Apollo Tyres Limited in partnership with International Union for Conservation of Nature and Wildlife Trust of India successfully organized a National conclave on Mangrove Conservation on December 12th 2017 in Kochi. The conclave served as a platform for representatives from businesses, academia and policy makers to share dialogues on the significance of biodiversity conservation and channelizing p...
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Master Class Workshop on Ecosystem Management, Nature Based Solutions and SDGs: Perspectives from South Asia

The year 2015 presented a historic and unprecedented opportunity to bring the countries and citizens of the world together to embark on new paths to improve people’s lives everywhere and the state of our ecosystems. The decisions taken by the UN to adopt the universal sustainable development goals (SDG) in that year is shaping the international system and the global course of action to end pover...
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Nature Walk and Biodiversity Interpretation at Yamuna Biodiversity Park

The National Capital Territory of Delhi, world’s second largest city is increasingly becoming urban. With 97.5 percent of National Capital Territory and 42 percent of National Capital Region already urbanized (according to National Institute of Urban Affairs), a large part of the city’s natural area is lost to built-up areas and road infrastructure. The city is gradually getting deprived of the e...
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Master Class Workshop on Cities’ Resilience and Urban Biodiversity

India’s ever growing population, urbanisation and industrialisation make cities vulnerable both to the impacts of acute disasters and the slow, creeping effects of the changing climate. One of the greatest risks following a natural disaster or conflict in cities is potential social and environmental chaos. These so-called “failed” cities are viewed as socio-ecological systems that have collaps...
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Master Class Workshop on Understanding and Addressing Landscape and Seascape Issues in West Coast of India

A Master Class Workshop was organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, under their Leaders for Nature program, along with Mangroves for Future program, to address cumulative and regional Landscape and Seascape issues in the West Coast of India, to be able to integrate Govt., private sector and conservation experts to plan and manage various dimensions in harmonizing conservat...
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‘Urban ecology in Pune – Understanding participatory and Community approaches- A dialogue’

Leaders for Nature India, co-organised a conservation dialogue with Wipro Ltd. at the Wipro Hinjewadi Campus, on 30th September’16, to convene a forum of local organisations who are working on local (urban) ecology projects. The objective was to build awareness on local biodiversity issues and share about the grassroot initiatives to be able to work collaboratively towards solutions. Two of IUC...
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World Rivers Day, 25th September

World Rivers Day is a global celebration of the world's waterways, marked every last Sunday of September. World Rivers Day highlights the importance of rivers and strives to increase public awareness while encouraging improved stewardship of rivers around the world. In view of this year's World Rivers Day (25 September), we share with you a short film, ' Kavadi- A dying river by Kiran Gh...
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2nd Webinar on Natural Capital Protocol and Sector Guides

After the successful execution of the 1st Webinar on Natural Capital Protocol with 34 participants from 20 different companies, Leaders for Nature, IUCN, India is planning its 2nd Webinar in the month of October'16 in collaboration with IUCN Switzerland. The tentative dates for the 2nd Webinar are 13th October, 14th October and 17th October. If you have missed the 1st Webinar, a chance to inter...
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Master Class Workshop on Urban Biodiversity (16th June’ 2016)

A two-day workshop was organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, under their Leaders for Nature program, along with ICLEI- Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia, Leaders for Nature, -INTACH, The Climate Reality Project and Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA), to discuss the various issues of urban biodiversity in context of Delhi to be able to work c...
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