Conference of Parties on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals

  • Indian Prime Minister inaugurates 13th Conference of Parties on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at Gandhinagar, Gujrat on 17th feb 2020.
  • India doubled the tiger population two years before the deadline.
  • India to launch Marine Turtle Policy and Marine Standing Management Policy to address pollution caused by micro plastics.
  •  WIth 2.4% of the world’s land area, India contributes about 8% of the known global biodiversity.
  • Increase in India’s forest cover, which currently stands at 21.67% of the total geographical area of the country.
  • “India has achieved its target of doubling the number of tigers from 1411 in 2010 to 2967, two years before the committed date of 2022,”
  • Logo for CMS COP 13  is inspired by the traditional ‘KOLAM’ from southern India, which has a profound significance in the context of living in harmony with nature.
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