User: commonscause Topic: Commons
Category: forests
Last updated: Sep 23 2017 21:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tribals in Wayanad wait for the promised land 23.9.2017 Hindu: News
Landless communities revive agitation to settle conflict of livelihoods and laws
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Conflicts across India as states create land banks for industry, investment 19.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Up to 2.68 mn hectares of land have been set aside in land banks in the eight states
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A forest policy on today’s terms 11.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The National Forest Policy must be refreshed as it contains concepts that have been long discarded
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How Chhattisgarh's mine protest expose failure of India's coal auctions 10.9.2017 Latest News
This unusual protest unfolds the heart of the Mand Raigarh coalfields that hold 3.675 billion tonnes
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Priyanka calls Pahuna her 'passion project' as film premieres at Toronto fest 9.9.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Priyanka Chopra, who was present at the premiere of her production "Pahuna: The Little Visitors" at the Toronto International Film Festival, called the movie her "passion project" because it allowed her to have the voice of the north-east heard on the big screen.
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Onam special: The unexplored Kerala 4.9.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
Not many have seen the Kerala in which coconut trees are sparse but waterfalls, lush valleys, and deep forests are abundant.
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Odisha villagers grow back their forest 3.9.2017 Hindu: Other States
International market for medicinal wild produce sparks interest in its regeneration
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An ongoing battle 30.8.2017 FrontLine: Social Issues
The way in which coal blocks are allotted and land is acquired in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh shows that the fight to save natural resources and the environment and to protect the rights of forest-dwelling communities will continue for a long time to come. By PRIYA PILLAI
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An ongoing battle 30.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
The way in which coal blocks are allotted and land is acquired in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh shows that the fight to save natural resources and the environment and to protect the rights of forest-dwelling communities will continue for a long time to come. By PRIYA PILLAI
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Backgrounder: Inspiring Stories - Women Transforming India Awards, 2017 30.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 29: Women Transforming India Awards was launched by NITI Aayog, in partnership with the UN in India and MyGov, to recognize the transformational impact of work undertaken by women across India's villages, towns and cities.
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In defence of science 29.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
In the face of drastically reduced funding for science and research bodies and the blatant promotion of unscientific ideas and mythologies in institutions, members of the scientific community take out massive marches for science across the country. By DIVYA TRIVEDI
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Against the violence of ‘development’ 29.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
Corporate interests are trying to grab enormous tracts of land with the support of the state, but their attempts are being met with an unprecedented unity among landowners and others dependent on the land for their livelihood. By VIJOO KRISHNAN
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Backgrounder: Inspiring Stories - Women Transforming India Awards, 2017 29.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Women Transforming India Awards was launched by NITI Aayog, in partnership with the UN in India and MyGov, to recognize the transformational impact of work undertaken by women across India's villages, towns and cities.
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Parliamentary panel flags severe loopholes in existing field trial system of GM crops 25.8.2017 TOI: India
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Indigenous people seize some facilities on Peru oil field -chieftain 23.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
PERU-OIL/INDIGENOUS (PIX, TV):Indigenous people seize some facilities on Peru oil field -chieftain
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FEATURE-Mangrove-planting drones on a mission to restore Myanmar delta 21.8.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Thin Lei Win BANGKOK, Aug 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - F ast-dwindling mangroves in Myanmar's low-lying Ayeyarwady Delta, ravaged by decades of deforestation and conversion of land for agriculture and aquaculture, could find an unlikely saviour - drones.
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Living on the edge 14.8.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
India, with its 1.3 billion people, has one of the highest human population densities in the world. Yet, for centuries, the country has also been home to many tropical wild animals. With changing times and an ever-increasing population, however, the lines between human settlements and forests have started to blur. As a natural effect of this, conflict incidents between humans and wildlife have come to light more frequently in recent times. This has initiated a need to understand why and how such conflicts ensue. How do communities living on the edges of the forest ward off wild animals? For example, people use many mitigation measures to protect their livestock and fields, but we don't have a clear idea about how effective their strategies are. And how do people perceive animals trampling fields and stealing livestock? To answer these pertinent questions, Dr Krithi K Karanth and Sahila Kudalkar from the Wildlife Conservation Society, New York, USA and the Centre for Wildlife Studies, Bengaluru, have ...
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Nationwide drive to protect elephant corridors, habitats 11.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Nationwide drive to protect elephant corridors, habitats
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Conserve nature : CCF Lokho Puni 10.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Conserve nature : CCF Lokho Puni
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Sarvodaya, the solution to the ills of capitalism and socialism 9.8.2017 Hindu: Home
We are in an age where bioregionalism has become crucial. It is time the natural world is allowed to determine the economic and social life of human communities.
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