Chennai, January 23, 2012 (Thanks to Sridhar Prasadrao for the news alert): It is very heartening to learn that the Under the Mango Tree (UTMT), a social enterprise that is actively engaged in empowering and equipping poor farmers in India to improve their livelihoods through managing locally available resources, particularly beekeeping with the indigenous Apis cerana, is celebrating 'Cerana Day' on February 5, 2012 in Mumbai at Maharashtra Nature Park, Dharavi, between 9 am and 2 pm.
UTMT Celebrating 'Cerana Day' on February 5, 2012
United Nations Decade on Biodiversity 2011 - 2020
Chennai, January 15, 2011: The United Nations General Assembly on January 11, 2011 has declared 2011 to 2020 as the UN decade on Biodiversity. Following Notification dated January 11, 2010 by the United Nations' Convention on Biodiversity is sent through the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) - see the Press Release here - by Sally Walker and Sanjay Molur of the Zoo Outreach Organization.