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Category: forests
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Irate mob burns car carrying illegal timber in Garo Hills 20.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Irate mob burns car carrying illegal timber in Garo Hills
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Basai is a perfect example of what is wrong with India’s urban planning 14.4.2019 Scroll.in
India’s urban planners and citizens seem wedded to the notion that land not used for a tangible purpose is ‘wasted space’.
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Bitter irony: Bhils whose ancestors invented sev are displaced by Ratlam namkeen industrial park 2.4.2019 Scroll.in
The families received no compensation because the plots they farmed are part of a village commons, whose title is held by the district administration.
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Forest dept. to conduct detailed assessment of factors causing fires 1.4.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Steps on to create awareness among the public on prevention of forest fires
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Meet the Odisha women’s group that has been guarding their forest from timber smugglers for 20 years 24.3.2019 Scroll.in
They voluntarily came together to form Pir Jahania Van Surakhya Samiti after seeing the devastation caused by the 1999 supercyclone.
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Nagaland foresters undergo two-day training programme 13.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland foresters undergo two-day training programme
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Tribal eviction: 'SC order a setback for conservation in India' 3.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Calling the Supreme Court order 'unjust' to the tribals as well as against the interest of wildlife conservation in India scientists have demanded cancellation of SC order
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Conservation groups should be helping Adivasis save forests. Instead, they are working to evict them 2.3.2019 Scroll.in
It was on a petition filed by conservationists that the Supreme Court this month ordered the eviction of over 10 lakh families of forest dwellers.
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Five reasons why claims by forest dwellers for their land are low – and rejections are high 25.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Supreme Court is wrong in its view that people whose claims under the Forest Rights Act have been rejected are bogus claimants.
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The Daily Fix: Supreme Court’s order on evicting forest dwellers could hollow out Forest Rights Act 22.2.2019 Scroll.in
The law was meant to correct ‘historic injustice’. But its aims have been frustrated by shoddy implementation and intransigent governments.
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Supreme Court orders eviction of more than 10 lakh Adivasi and forest-dwelling families 20.2.2019 Scroll.in
The court said those families whose claims over traditional forestlands were rejected under the Forest Rights Act should be evicted.
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In Mumbai, ‘bird races’ are highlighting city’s avian diversity, whether in wetlands or wastelands 20.2.2019 Scroll.in
Alongside skyscrapers, malls and industries, the city houses a variety of natural habitats, making it conducive for birds and biodiversity to thrive.
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Goa: CM Manohar Parrikar’s son gets court notice for alleged destruction of eco-sensitive zone 12.2.2019 Scroll.in
The court issued the notice based on a petition filed by a member of the Netravali village panchayat.
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The biggest threats to wildlife in India: Forest fires and an ‘unhealthy’ plantation model 8.2.2019 Scroll.in
All that is needed to restore Indian ecosystems is protection, not plantation.
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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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Fear of monkey fever hits Goa’s cashew plantations 2.2.2019 Scroll.in
While the monkeys and langurs destroy cashew crops, they transmit infected ticks to the cashew farmers and workers.
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In Kashmir, there is another conflict around human settlements – and it involves wild animals 27.1.2019 Scroll.in
Since 2006, at least 228 people have died in the man-animal conflict in the Valley alone.
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In Tense Scene, Boys In "Make America Great" Hats Boo At Native American 21.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The images in a series of videos that went viral on social media Saturday showed a tense scene near the Lincoln Memorial.
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To meet climate change targets, India must enable Adivasis to conserve its natural forests 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Preserving natural forests is a far more effective method of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than growing plantations.
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An illustration project retraces how the 1962 China war and peace shaped an Arunachal Pradesh forest 11.1.2019 Scroll.in
A team has traced the emotional and personal links of two of India’s indigenous tribes to what is now a protected area through their memories.
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