The birds start arriving at Harike, also known as Hari ke Pattan, in September before setting off on their return journey by March. "The reverse migration has already started," Kanwar said.
The report said that enrolment is a function of population, so a decline in the child population in the age groups of 6–11, 11–14, and 14–16 years is reflected in the enrolment at each stage.
Bharati Pravin Pawar, Minister of State for Health, told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that monkeypox has been declining since mid-August.
Wildlife populations have dipped by 66 per cent in Africa and 55 per cent in Asia Pacific. Freshwater populations have declined by 83 per cent on average compared to other species groups, according to the report. The IUCN...