Environment | VOL. 10, ISSUE 58, January-February 2010 |

India and International Year of Biodiversity 2010

India’s 2010 target to achieve a significant reduction in the rate of biodiversity losses has been summarised in relation to eleven goals outlined by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) in the following sections. Goal No. 1 Promote Conservation of Biological Diversity of Ecosystems, Habitats and Biomes The varied edaphic, climatic and topographic conditions of India have resulted in a wide range of ecosystems and habitats such as forests, grasslands, wetlands, coastal and marine ecosystems, and deserts which in...

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