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Environment Ministry Approves Projects for Climate Change Adaptation in Three States 19.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Environment Ministry today approved three projects for climate change adaptation in three states. The National Steering Committee on Climate Change (NSCCC), under the Chairmanship of Secretary MoEF&CC, Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, approved the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) submitted by Governments of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sikkim for funding under the National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC).
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Lesson from Yawal 18.7.2017 FrontLine: Environment
Contrary to the impression sought to be created, Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary offers an excellent example of how gram sabhas, with help from local organisations and government agencies, can use the FRA to transform a sanctuary on the brink of ecological and social disaster into a thriving habitat for wildlife. By NEEMA PATHAK BROOME and YAGYASHREE KUMAR
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A green drive with dual aim 18.7.2017 Hindu: News
15,000 vetiver saplings planted along the Vamanapuram river
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Environment Minister to Dedicate NCSCM to the Nation Tomorrow 14.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is embarking on a new National Coastal Mission. With this objective in view, Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will dedicate the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) to the nation at Chennai, tomorrow
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‘Home’ is not too far for TN tribes 11.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Time for GST II - Graft and Sleaze Tax 4.7.2017 Sify Finance
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Google integrates Brazil's indigenous territories into its maps 2.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a bid to prevent deforestation and preserve culture, Google on Sunday announced the integration of Brazil's indigenous territories into its maps.
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Summer sowing does wonders 1.7.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Panchayat experiment shows the way
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Accommodating an indigenous history 30.6.2017 Hindu: Crafts
India’s financial capital does infantilise its own indigenous history. But it also celebrates the past
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Global wildfires are burning less land 30.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
Global wildfires are burning less land
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Boljang villagers transform wasteland into green forest 29.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Boljang villagers transform wasteland into green forest
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Collective rights prevail over private ownership 24.6.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Tribespeople say individual ownership could lead to fragmentation of land
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Kings of the Dang 23.6.2017 Hindu: Arts
Every year, this tribal district sees an extravagant darbar, the legacy of a 19th century colonial custom
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Pushed out of the woods 23.6.2017 HBL: Home
In the scramble to save the endangered tiger and its home in the forest, tribal families in Odisha’s Similipal reserve have lost theirs, as justice eludes them under the Forest Rights Act
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Give us identity cards: tribal people 21.6.2017 Hindu: News
Tired of being questioned whether they were Maoist sympathizers and also over their political affiliations, the tribal residents of Nedugal Combai village in the Nilgiris have demanded that the police...
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Sorapet tank desilting to be taken up under MNREGA 18.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Youth of the village volunteer to take part in the exercise; saplings to be planted along the bund
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Ronald & Donald: From Reaganian history to Trumpian future of planet Earth (Comment: Special to IANS) 16.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
"Tear down this wall," Ronald Reagan, former Republican President of the US, challenged Mikhail Gorbachev in his speech at Brandenburg Gate, in Germany, exactly this week of June in 1987.
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INTERVIEW-Mexico's native crops hold key to food security - ecologist 13.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Sophie Hares TEPIC, Mexico, June 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mexico's ancient civilisations cultivated crops such as maize, tomatoes and chillies for thousands of years before the Spanish conquerors arrived - and now those native plants could hold the key to sustainable food production as climate change bites, said a leading ecologist.
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Public participation in conservation helps protect biodiversity in China 13.6.2017 Latest News
16,400 jobs as guards with a $260 monthly salary will be offered to villagers living inside a park
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4-lane road to cut through elephant corridor 13.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
4-lane road to cut through elephant corridor
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