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In Jammu and Kashmir, Gujjars and Bakerwals grow anxious after the repeal of Roshni Act 13.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The poor tribal communities anyway have few land rights. Now, they fear eviction from lands they have lived and grazed their livestock on for generations.
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Community-led projects in Meghalaya are helping the rare mahseer thrive 11.12.2018 Scroll.in
The fish sanctuaries of the state show that conservation works best when it comes from the people.
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Adani Benefits, Bangladesh Benefits, at the plight of Jharkhand's Adivasi farmers 8.12.2018 Sify Finance
Jharkhand government's manipulation of a law meant to protect Adivasi farmers has resulted in benefits for Adani Group.
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In a Telangana village, protests against an irrigation project have thwarted poll campaign plans 2.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The protest in Vemulaghat village that began in June 2016 continues today, barring parties from campaigning here for the December 7 Assembly elections.
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Fishing cat: Researchers are trying to shed light on the little-known felines that swim for food 27.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The first scientific effort to monitor the species is underway.
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Illegal mining, real estate, government inaction are swallowing up North India’s ancient Aravallis 22.11.2018 Scroll.in
The mountain range is a rare green lung in Haryana, acts as a barrier to the Thar desert eating into habited areas and facilitates groundwater recharge.
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Lessons from the California blaze: Humans must learn to live sustainably with fire 21.11.2018 Scroll.in
The California fires are just the most recent in a series of major wildfires.
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Cup of elephant-friendly tea: Assam’s tea growers are making their plantations safer for pachyderms 21.11.2018 Scroll.in
Tea plantations are generally used as ‘stepping stones’ or ‘rest stops’ by elephants as they move through a human-dominated landscape.
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Land right papers distributed among forest dwellers 21.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Land right papers distributed among forest dwellers
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Was it necessary to kill tigress Avni? 20.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
A preemptive mechanism that can save lives of humans as well as tigers is needed.
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In Chhattisgarh, Bastar’s Adivasi groups are putting up independent candidates 11.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Adivasis form a significant part of Chhattisgarh’s population and are the dominant group in Bastar region of the state.
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Adivasis in poll-bound Chhattisgarh say state illegally acquired their land for Bhilai Steel Plant 10.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Villagers in Kanker district of Bastar say they have used the forest land for generations, and therefore have rights over it under the Forests Rights Act.
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Sustainability should be the core of our development philosophy: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“There is a great need to rethink and redefine development. We need a paradigm that combines development with sustainability”, the Vice President of India, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu said at the Presentation ceremony of ‘Earth Heroes Awards’ 2018, here today.
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Facing extinction, India’s scented agarwood is finding ways to grow in home gardens, polluted fields 25.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The resin-filled wood from the tree is used in perfumery and high quality incense.Scientists say the species has adapted to growing in new areas in Assam.
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India To Get $43 Million For Boosting Climate Resilience Along Its Coast 22.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A UN-backed fund has approved USD 43.4 million for enhancing climate resilience for millions of people living in India's coastal communities as part of its efforts to combat extreme impacts of climate...
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'Impure women shouldn't be allowed in Sabarimala temple' 17.10.2018 Rediff: News
'Considering menstruating women impure is a Dravidian custom and is associated with the worship of nature by the tribal people'
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Tribals Near Sabarimala Claim "Centuries-Old Custom Being Demolished" 17.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Tribals living in the hills around Sabarimala alleged that the government and the Travancore Devaswom Board were trying to "demolish centuries-old customs" by allowing women between the ages of 10 and...
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Photography contest adorns Wildlife Week 5.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Photography contest adorns Wildlife Week
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Wild tuskers destroy 4 houses in Dhemaji 16.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Wild tuskers destroy 4 houses in Dhemaji
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Forest Minister inaugurates Ringui Community Reserve Land at Ukhrul 14.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest Minister inaugurates Ringui Community Reserve Land at Ukhrul
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