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So, it is time to shut this down. The internet world in 2020 is vastly differently from 2003 when I first conceptualized this service. Thanks for using this all these years.

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User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Species
Last updated: Dec 25 2018 10:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Make Assam the country’s green hub: Sonowal 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Make Assam the country’s green hub: Sonowal
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Vice President calls upon scientists to address climate change & global warming to better tackle adverse situations; 3.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon scientists and researchers to address pressing issues such as climate change, global warming and extreme weather events so that the world was better prepared to tackle adverse situations.
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Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development 22.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of natural resources.
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‘Not all animals migrate by choice’ campaign launched to raise awareness on illegal wildlife trade 20.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Campaign launched by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of India and UN Environment aimed at airports across India. Tiger, Pangolin, Star Tortoise and Tokay Gecko featured in the campaign. In India, illegal trade in wildlife has seen a sharp rise in recent years.
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World Earth Day observed 23.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
World Earth Day observed
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Certificate course in bamboo management introduced 7.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Certificate course in bamboo management introduced
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Erosion, siltation posing threat to Kaziranga National Park 25.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Erosion, siltation posing threat to Kaziranga National Park
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India to host 13th Conference of Parties(COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals(CMS) 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (CMS), an environmental treaty under the aegis of United Nations Environment Programme, is going to be hosted by India during 15th to 22nd February, 2020 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
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A dedicated project for conservation of Asiatic Lion with a contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Centre to be spent over 3 years launched 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A dedicated“Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with a budgetary contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Central Government was launched.  With a view to strengthen the conservation initiatives, theUnion Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC) approved the project for three financial yearsFY 2018-19, FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21.
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Steps Taken by Government for Conservation and Promotion of Medicinal Plants 5.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per information of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), an organization under Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change estimated more than 8,000 species of medicinal plants are found in India.
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India submits Sixth National Report to the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) 29.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India today submitted its Sixth National Report (NR6) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) .The report was submitted online to the CBD Secretariat by the Union Environment Minister, Dr. HarshVardhan, during the inaugural session of the 13th National Meeting of the State Biodiversity Boards (SBBs) organized by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), New Delhi.
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14 plant, animal species declared threatened in State 25.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
14 plant, animal species declared threatened in State
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Government Launches Asiatic Lion Conservation Project 20.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India has launched the “Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with an aim to protect and conserve the world’s last ranging free population of Asiatic Lion and its associated ecosystem.
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Sustainability should be the core of our development philosophy: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“There is a great need to rethink and redefine development. We need a paradigm that combines development with sustainability”, the Vice President of India, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu said at the Presentation ceremony of ‘Earth Heroes Awards’ 2018, here today.
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“Relationship with environment must be based on cooperation”: Dr. Mahesh Sharma 8.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Urging children to play a leading role in the protection of wildlife and environment, Minister of State of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, has said that our relationship with environment must be based on cooperation.
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Aaranyak-IITG MoU on common interests 6.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Aaranyak-IITG MoU on common interests
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Wheat genome unravelled: can help in dealing with climate change 31.8.2018 Sify Finance
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Beekeeping training concludes at Nalbari 13.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Beekeeping training concludes at Nalbari
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“Need to Address Root Cause Behind Man-Animal Conflict”: Suresh Prabhu 12.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Strongly emphasizing the need to address the root cause behind the man-animal conflict, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Mr. Suresh Prabhu pointed out that the man-animal conflict is an existential crisis not for the animals, but for human beings.
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Native Tree Species 3.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr.  Mahesh Sharma has said that all the field officials of the Forest Department including Indian Forest Service Officers, Assistant Conservator of Forests, Forest Range Officers, Deputy Range Officers and Forest Guards are trained in forestry and tree Plantation.
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