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Remembering Dr. B.R. Ambedkar: A Discourse on Tribal Justice & Legacy of Ambedkarism 6.12.2019 Assam Times
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Tribal Couple Ostracised In Kerala; Seeks Government Intervention 23.11.2019 NDTV News - South
An elderly tribal couple, lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his "Mann Ki Baat" for opening a library in a deep forest area in Kerala, have been ostracised by their own community for...
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Devdutt Pattanaik and Amruta Patil pick a minor myth for their graphic novel about forest mystique 23.11.2019 Scroll.in
Kitchens, appetites and the symbolic richness of the forest feature in this collaborative story starring the mythical figure of Katyayani.
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What sedition cases against 10,000 Adivasis in Jharkhand reveals about Indian democracy 20.11.2019 Scroll.in
An interview with Dayamani Barla, a social activist who is contesting the assembly election from Khunti, the district at the centre of the Pathalgadi movement.
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Ambitious $7.5 Million Project To Link Manas, Kanchenjunga Reserves 17.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
If a bio-diversity project in the Northeast develops the way the United Nations has planned, Assam's Manas Biosphere Reserve will be linked to the Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve in Sikkim and Bengal,...
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2nd Special Gram Sabha meeting of Wangoo GP held 18.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
2nd Special Gram Sabha meeting of Wangoo GP held
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Amendments to IFA 1927 are regressive, says KKM 10.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Amendments to IFA 1927 are regressive, says KKM
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Aarey “forest” has fired-up Mumbai poll scene 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A metro car depot which will wipe out 2,646 trees at Aarey milk colony in Mumbai is an important electoral issue in the upcoming state elections.
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RK Ranjan stresses on GI tagging of Manipur's rare species 4.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
RK Ranjan stresses on GI tagging of Manipur's rare species
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Not just Lalbagh, your small neighbourhood park too can protect Bengaluru’s biodiversity 3.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A recent study finds that Bengaluru's neighbourhood parks establish a long continuum of greenery, facilitating the movement of birds, butterflies and insects. Hence the focus should be on setting up many small parks rather than a few large ones, says the study
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Elephants in Kodagu have adapted their behaviour to cope with the daily run-ins with humans 29.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Leaving leaving protected areas behind, herds of elephants are moving to estates, where they eat, rest and breed.
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Leonardo DiCaprio should withdraw support to Jaggi Vasudev’s Cauvery campaign, says NGOs’ collective 25.9.2019 Scroll.in
The Coalition for Environmental Justice in India wrote to the actor, raising doubts about Isha Foundation’s credibility in protecting human rights.
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Goa’s appetite for wild mushroom delicacies is threatening its forests 24.9.2019 Scroll.in
A seasonal favourite, Olmi mushrooms are important decomposing agents and their depleting numbers could have severe repercussions.
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In Assam, a beloved wandering rhino was killed and the forest department tried to ‘hush it up’ 16.9.2019 Scroll.in
Eight months after a rhino wandered out of its sanctuary, forest officials lost track of it. Then it was found dead.
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African Savannas need fires to thrive – they cannot be used to distract from the crisis in Amazon 29.8.2019 Scroll.in
Regular fires in the African grassland help the growth of new vegetation, are non-polluting and necessary for the survival of several animals.
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Let it burn: U.S. fights wildfires with fire, backed by Trump 28.8.2019 Reuters: World News
It was the kind of fire that has terrified communities across the drought-ridden U.S. West in the past few years: a ponderosa pine forest ablaze in the mountains of New Mexico filling the air with thick, aromatic smoke.
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Waithoupat water supply scheme inaugurated 20.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Waithoupat water supply scheme inaugurated
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Waithoupat Water Supply Scheme inaugurated 20.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Waithoupat Water Supply Scheme inaugurated
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Forest Rights Act: UN experts call for ban on forced evictions, raise concerns over enactment of law 19.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The SC in February ordered the eviction of more than 10 lakh families of Adivasis and other forest-dwellers across 16 states but later stayed its order.
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Until the world cuts emissions from agriculture and forestry, climate change goals can’t be reached 12.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A UN report found about 25%-30% of food globally is lost or wasted. Reducing this can significantly lower emissions, and ease pressure on agricultural systems.
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