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Supreme Court Orders the Laying of High-Voltage Power Lines Underground in Great Indian Bustard Habitats in Gujarat and Rajasthan

There’s good news for the great Indian bustard (GIB). The Supreme Court has directed the governments of Gujarat and Rajasthan to lay high voltage power lines underground in the habitats of the bird to aid in its conservation efforts. The bird, found only in India and certain areas of Pakistan, is classified as “critically endangered” […]

ADB Commits Record $3.92 Billion Loan to India for 13 Projects in 2020

Power companies must consider underground laying of cables to avoid Great Indian Bustard deaths: Government

Noting that a miniscule population of less than 150 Great Indian Bustards was left in the country, a committee constituted on the directions of the National Green Tribunal, has decided to have a time-bound action plan to implement mitigation measu.. NEW DELHI: To protect the ‘critically’ endangered Great Indian Bustard, the Centre has asked electricity […]

ADB Commits Record $3.92 Billion Loan to India for 13 Projects in 2020

Great Indian Bustard nearing extinction due to high voltage power lines: Env Ministry

The critically endangered Great Indian Bustard(GIB) is nearing extinction due to collision with high voltage power lines that criss-cross their flying path, according to a report by the Ministry of Environment. The report, which has been prepared by the Wildlife Institute of India(WII), a statutory body under the ministry, said only 150 GIBs are left, […]

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