The G20's First Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group Meeting will be held from 9th to 11th February in Bengaluru. It will focus on the promotion of the blue economy along with coastal sustainability, restoration of degraded lands and ecosystems, enhancement of biodiversity and strengthening of a circular economy.
The delegates are scheduled to visit the Kalkere Arboretum and Bannerghatta Biological Park in Bengaluru. They will have an opportunity to visualize and experience four predominant forest ecosystems of Karnataka. The State Forest Department will also showcase the forest restoration models adopted in these ecosystems and the successful revival of faunal biodiversity.
The Bannerghatta Biological Park will showcase the state-of-art butterfly park and animal safaris to the delegates. The Karnataka Forest Department will also highlight the flagship ecotourism model, the Jungle Lodges Resort, which is extremely popular among nature lovers.