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‘Wildlife conservation is not a project, but long-term commitment to landscape’ 24.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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'Mankind responsible for ecological imbalance' 23.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
'Mankind responsible for ecological imbalance'
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'Travel responsibly, respect indigenous communities' (May 221 World Biological Diversity Day) 21.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Conserving biodiversity and promoting sustainable tourism by working with local communities needs to be the focus of the tourism industry, say researchers.
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The value of natural infrastructure 19.5.2017 HBL: Home
Its cost advantages over grey infrastructure are huge. It develops resilient communities by conserving water, soil and habitat
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EXCLUSIVE-Australian billionaire uses indigenous land laws to keep prospectors off farm 18.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has used laws designed to protect indigenous land rights to stop prospectors searching for minerals on his West Australian cattle farms, angering both traditional Aboriginal landowners and mining community members.
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Exclusive - Australian billionaire uses indigenous land laws to keep prospectors off farm 18.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest has used laws designed to protect indigenous land rights to stop prospectors searching for minerals on his West Australian cattle farms, angering both traditional Aboriginal landowners and mining community members.
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Why Adivasis fled their village after the Maoist ambush 17.5.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Fearing imminent arrest and likely reprisals from the CRPF -- 25 of whose jawans were gunned down by the Maoists inside a jungle just 200 to 300 metres away from their homes on the afternoon of April 24 -- young Adivasi men and women in Burkapal abandoned their homes and fled into the jungle.
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Three villages ‘participated’ in Maoists attack: CRPF report 12.5.2017 Hindu: News
25 CRPF personnel were killed in the April 24 attack against security personnel in Sukma district of Chattisgarh
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Protect forest staff from lawbreakers 11.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Recently, a suspected poacher from among a 12-member gang was shot dead by forest personnel on the fringes of a reserve forest in Kanakapura, Ramanagaram district. The incident took place when the poachers attacked members of the field staff who had come to investigate the flickering of flash lights in deep forest area. In retaliation to the killing of the poacher, villagers vandalised the property of the local forest office. Incidents of people revolting against forest personnel who implement conservation rules are on the rise. Last year in Kerala, when the Gadgil and Kasturirangan reports on Western Ghats preservation were released, several vehicles and other assets of the forest department were destroyed by people who were instigated by religious leaders and estate owners. In the Kanakapura incident, local politicians took side with villagers to blame the forest department personnel. The forest department is the custodian of public property for the welfare of the people. The field staff is the back ...
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Programme on problems of tribal people concludes 10.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
A collaborative effort by the Keystone Foundation, and Cornell University to study various issues plaguing tribal communities, wildlife and urban spaces, has concluded here. The Nilgiri Field Learnin...
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Maharashtra's factories making its rivers filthy, Pune worst offender 10.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Pune attracted 45% of the notices (2,392 of 5,276) issued to polluting factories between 2011-2016
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'Save our cows and bulls from death by starvation' 5.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
We have completely lost our livelihood due to drought and starvation. Our cows and bulls are dying. We want the government to help us with fodder and water to save our livestock.
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Rethink 'corporate-friendly' policy, Green Nobel winner Samantara to PM 3.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prafulla Samantara, the recipient from Asia of this year's Goldman Environmental Prize and the face of a determined people's resistance against bauxite mining in an Odisha forest, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "rethink" his corporate-friendly policies.
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Four waterfalls and a wildlife reserve 2.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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Where an invasive shrub provides sustenance 26.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Tribals will continue to fight ‘corporate police state’: Green Nobel winner 25.4.2017 BusinessLine - Variety
At a time when reports are coming in of state action against members of the Dongria Kondh tribe in Odisha, their champion, Prafulla Samantara, has received the highest international honour and recogni...
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Insta page Window Seat Project will make you want to travel by train again 24.4.2017 News
With more than 20,000 followers, 654 posts, community page is melange of emotions and scenarios
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Forest revenue 24.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest revenue
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There will always be a seed for everyone 23.4.2017 Hindu: Crafts
This is the month of the seed festival for the Kondhs, when they assure earth they are taking good care of her produce
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Think globally, act locally: Shyamkr 23.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Think globally, act locally: Shyamkr
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