Wednesday 28th of February 2024

Follow Us

Breaking News

India has 718 snow leopards, as per first-ever population assessment

 NEW DELHI: Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav today released the first-ever Snow Leopard Population Assessment in India (SPAI) during the meeting of National Board for Wildlife in New Delhi. The SPAI is a first of its kind scientific exercise on the status of Snow leopards in India.
 
The report stated that 718 Snow Leopards are present in India with Ladakh having the most at 477, followed by Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, and Jammu and Kashmir. It further mentioned that Snow leopard occupancy was recorded in over 93 thousand square kilometers of area with an estimated presence in over 1 lakh square kilometers. The SPAI covered over 70 percent of the potential snow leopard range across the trans-Himalayan region in the country with approximately 1 lakh 20 thousand square kilometers of area over the last four years.
 
 
 The report also mentions the need for establishing a dedicated Snow Leopard Cell at Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun with a primary focus on long-term population monitoring, supported by well-structured study designs and consistent field surveys. It has advised the States and Union Territories to consider adopting a periodic population estimation approach in the Snow leopard range.
 
Related Environment News

24 trains running late to Delhi due to dense to very dense fog, says Indian Railways

 NEW DELHI:Several trains are running late due to obstructed visibility after dense to very dense fog was observed in many parts of the country. Indian Railways said that up to 24 trains arriving in Delhi are running late. These trains are delayed from one hour to 8 hours with the GAYA-NEW DELH....

South Eastern Coalfields Ltd to use “Miyawaki” Plantation Method to Enhance Green Cover

 NEW DELHI:In a bid to boost forest cover in the coal belt region of Chhattisgarh, Coal India Ltd subsidiary, South Eastern Coalfileds Ltd (SECL) will undertake plantation using the Miyawaki method for the first time in its operational areas. The company will use the popular Japanese technique ....

Air pollution levels high across Europe

 Air pollution is currently the most important environmental health risk factor in Europe, the European Union (EU) environment agency warned in a report published on Nov. 24, 2023.  "Air pollutant concentrations in 2021 remained well above the levels recommended by the World Health Or....

Deadly air in Delhi, 140% increase in PM2.5, people facing lung related problems

 New Delhi:The pollution level in Delhi may have decreased somewhat in the last few days. But if we talk about PM2.5 mall particles found as pollution in the air which especially harm the lungs, then its quantity has increased by 140 percent in the last 24 hours. This decline in air quality has....

Delhi Air becoming poisonous, AQI reaches 488 in New Moti Bagh

 NEW DELHI:It is becoming difficult to breathe in the country's capital Delhi as here the air quality is becoming poisonous. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality in Delhi remains in the 'severe' category. AQI was recorded at 466 in RK Puram, 402 in ITO, 471 i....

Links
Contact
Editor :
Jagadananda Pradhan
Email :
fastmail@yahoo.com
For Ads :
fastmailads@gmail.com
Ph : (+91)6764295999
Contact Us
© 2024 Fast Mail Media Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by : FM Media Pvt Ltd.
Developed by : Futuradept Tech