Biodiversity on earth is the result of billions of years of evolution and consists of millions of distinct biological species, the genetic variations in these species, and diverse ecosystems such as terrestrial, marine and aquatic. The relevance of biodiversity to human health and food is critical in the context of climate change as many anticipated risks result in biodiversity loss and changes.   more...
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03-06-2010 Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch dedicated satellites for monitoring green house gases and forest cover by 2012 and 2013 respectively, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Tuesday.  more...
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10-07-2009 Convenient solutions to an Inconvenient truth, World Bank’s latest document stresses on the inclusion of ecosystem-based approaches to national and regional adaptation strategies. The report points out that access to funds will help communities to address climate change at all levels.  more...