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National workshop on Biodiversity concludes in Port Blair

News with pics | National workshop on Biodiversity concludes | Port Blair | The two- day national level workshop on values of Biodiveristy in Island Biosphere Reserve concluded here today. The workshop was jointly organised by the Zoological Survey of India ZSI and National Biodiversity Authority NBA exclusively for the students, research scholars and teachers at the ZSI Regional Centre at Port Blair.          In his valedictory address, the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Mr. Madhav Trivedi informed that the islands administration has taken necessary steps for the conservation of the rich biodiversity in the islands even before the enactment of Biodiversity Act in the country. He said India signed the International Bio diversity convention in the year 1992 followed by significant treaties on global biodiversity conservation.          However, these conventions and treaties are obligatory in nature and not legally bound. Hence, the government brought the legislation for the effective implementation of the provisions of these conventions and treaties across the country.  But, in Andaman and Nicobar a steering committee had been formed even before the advent of this

via Port Blair | National workshop on Biodiversity concludes | The Echo of India.

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