The Baltic Sea is severely affected by general threats like biodiversity loss and climate change, and by specific local pressures such as eutrophication, unsustainable fishing, elevated levels of contaminants, and litter, in particular plastic waste
European Commission proposes to increase fishing opportunities for herring in the Gulf of Riga and main basin salmon, whilst maintaining the current levels for herring in the Gulf of Bothnia, sprat and plaice
The Secretary-General is deeply concerned about the condition of the oil tanker Safer moored off the western coast of Yemen. The ageing tanker has had almost no maintenance since 2015 and risks causing a major oil spill, explosion or fire that would have catastrophic environmental and humanitarian consequences for Yemen and the region
UN Environment Programme has created immersive digital experiences for its #WildforLife campaign. These four ecosystem-based “journeys” show the magic of interconnected natural systems and inspire people to take action to protect these distinct ecosystems.
National River Conservation Programme: State/Union Territory-wise details of the projects launched by the Government under National River Conservation Plan during the last three years
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation: Posted On: 12 MAR 2020 4:23PM by PIB Delhi