Nestled in the Eastern Himalayas, a global biodiversity hotspot, the city of Gangtok hosts rich biodiversity. The city has an orchid sanctuary and lies in close proximity to five more protected areas. The city biodiversity is severely threatened by rapid urbanisation, unplanned development and dumping of solid waste.
All summer, protests have spread across the world calling for action to combat racism. This movement has made clear that *racial justice is a critical component of climate justice
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RT @IPBES: “Now is the time to recover better, by building more resilient, inclusive & sustainable cities”
RT @ICLEI: Rapid urbanization and the #ClimateCrisis are pressuring natural ecosystems. To protect them, cities are mapping their natural a…