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In Odisha’s Similipal park, recognition of community rights paved the way for sustainable growth 29.6.2020 Scroll.in
The 2015 move has enriched the sanctuary’s biodiversity and locals’ livelihoods.
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Kerala could have avoided the deaths of two elephants if it learnt to kill wild boars scientifically 14.6.2020 Scroll.in
Farmers often use cable wires, neem cakes, bamboo fencings, fish nets and firecrackers to illegally fight the porcine menace.
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Film on protected areas released 6.6.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Film on protected areas released
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Forest Minister Awangbow Newmai calls for conserving nature to protect human life & human race 6.6.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest Minister Awangbow Newmai calls for conserving nature to protect human life & human race
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Help us protect the headwaters of the Amazon from oil companies, elders say 22.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Indigenous leaders are calling for help to stop oil companies drilling in the headwaters of the Amazon river in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, warning that encroaching on their homelands would destroy a bulwark against climate change.
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Planned diversion of North India’s Betwa river will displace residents of 4,000 villages 9.5.2020 Scroll.in
Since 1970, constructions on the river have uprooted villagers’ lives and the local economy.
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Kerala’s attempt to revive traditional farm practices puts tribal women at the forefront 19.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state’s Kudumbashree Mission is using agrobiodiversity to tackle malnutrition and drive up incomes.
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Malaysia's indigenous people flee into forests to escape coronavirus 3.4.2020 Reuters: World News
After blocking the entrance to their village with logs, half the people of Jemeri fled into the surrounding forest in fear as the coronavirus spread in Malaysia, infecting the first indigenous 'Orang Asli' person.
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India might soon implement a plan to ensure that businesses consider their human rights impact 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Experts have hailed the move, but also called for more attention to indigenous land rights and corporate accountability.
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Maharashtra overshoots target, plants over 52 crore trees in two years 13.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Forest department plants 28.5 crore trees between monsoon of 2017 and 2019, over 81% survive
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Whose land is it anyway: Of India’s 703 ongoing conflicts, 25% are in tribal areas 8.3.2020 Scroll.in
Dalits remains the largest social group that are unable to own land.
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Mason, athlete, mushroom mahila awarded by President 8.3.2020 Rediff: News
The winners for the year 2019 are from fields as diverse as agriculture, sports, handicrafts, afforestation and wildlife conservation, armed forces and education.
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Ground zero for red sanders smugglers 23.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Vellore shares a border with Andhra Pradesh. Red sanders smuggling is a major issue here with villagers going over to the Seshachalam forests near Tir
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Climate change policies will continue to fall short unless we hand the mic to those most hurt by it 14.2.2020 Scroll.in
A People’s Climate Report tells stories of traditional forest dwellers in Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Sundarbans.
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Why Modi government’s LPG scheme has failed to take off in Odisha’s forest-dependent villages 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Around 75% of the residents of one village have received an LPG connection. But only 5% refill it regularly.
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The national policy that governs India’s forests has not been updated since 1988 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
A new National Forest Policy is required to factor in climate change, pollution and forest dwellers’ land rights.
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Trump to overhaul environmental review process, dismiss climate impacts - sources 6.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration will unveil new regulations on Wednesday, which would limit the types of projects like highways and pipelines that require environmental review and no longer require federal agencies to weigh their climate impacts, sources familiar with the plan ...
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In Odisha, a coal mining project has undone years of tree-conservation efforts in one fell swoop 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
In Talabira village, a green expanse has been replaced by a checkerboard of tree stubs.
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Lanthungching Village celebrates golden jubilee 3.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Lanthungching Village celebrates golden jubilee
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Candlelight vigil against CAA at MU 29.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Candlelight vigil against CAA at MU
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