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Category: forests
Last updated: Jun 13 2019 02:06 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Underwater forests in the Arctic are expanding with climate change 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
With global warming, underwater Arctic kelp forests are proliferating, and might be a potential resource.
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New mangrove study shows exactly how coastal forests protect economic activity during cyclones 9.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Satellite imagery data showed that communities with greater mangrove cover were more resilient.
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People encouraged to plant more trees to create greener environment 7.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
People encouraged to plant more trees to create greener environment
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Assam and Mizoram are least prepared for climate change among Himalayan states, finds study 30.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Jammu and Kashmir is the third most vulnerable, while Sikkim is the most prepared.
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One-day awareness camp held at Senapati 25.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
One-day awareness camp held at Senapati
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Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development 22.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of natural resources.
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Just eight months after the floods, Kerala is reeling from a severe water crisis. What’s gone wrong? 21.5.2019 Scroll.in
Deficient rainfall is to blame but also the widespread destruction of forests, paddy fields and laterite hills.
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‘India is fighting for her soul’: Arundhati Roy on fascism, Modi and being a writer in today’s world 18.5.2019 Scroll.in
‘In this blitzkrieg of idiocy, fascist marches, fake-news coups, and what looks like a race toward extinction – what is the place of literature?’
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Indigenous Peoples, "Guardians Of Nature", Under Siege: Report 7.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
From Amazon rainforests to the Arctic Circle, indigenous peoples are leveraging ancestral knowhow to protect habitats that have sustained them for hundreds and even thousands of years, according to a...
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2 day camp on combating wildlife trafficking begins 30.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
2 day camp on combating wildlife trafficking begins
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Infrastructure and environment battle it out in the maximum city 28.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Several infrastructure projects are coming up in Mumbai, that could irrevocably damage the city's coastline and green spaces. While environmentalists allege that projects were announced without public discussion and ignoring the environmental impact, political parties brush aside these concerns
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Irate mob burns car carrying illegal timber in Garo Hills 20.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Irate mob burns car carrying illegal timber in Garo Hills
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Basai is a perfect example of what is wrong with India’s urban planning 14.4.2019 Scroll.in
India’s urban planners and citizens seem wedded to the notion that land not used for a tangible purpose is ‘wasted space’.
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Bitter irony: Bhils whose ancestors invented sev are displaced by Ratlam namkeen industrial park 2.4.2019 Scroll.in
The families received no compensation because the plots they farmed are part of a village commons, whose title is held by the district administration.
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Forest dept. to conduct detailed assessment of factors causing fires 1.4.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Steps on to create awareness among the public on prevention of forest fires
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Meet the Odisha women’s group that has been guarding their forest from timber smugglers for 20 years 24.3.2019 Scroll.in
They voluntarily came together to form Pir Jahania Van Surakhya Samiti after seeing the devastation caused by the 1999 supercyclone.
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Nagaland foresters undergo two-day training programme 13.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland foresters undergo two-day training programme
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Tribal eviction: 'SC order a setback for conservation in India' 3.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Calling the Supreme Court order 'unjust' to the tribals as well as against the interest of wildlife conservation in India scientists have demanded cancellation of SC order
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Conservation groups should be helping Adivasis save forests. Instead, they are working to evict them 2.3.2019 Scroll.in
It was on a petition filed by conservationists that the Supreme Court this month ordered the eviction of over 10 lakh families of forest dwellers.
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Five reasons why claims by forest dwellers for their land are low – and rejections are high 25.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Supreme Court is wrong in its view that people whose claims under the Forest Rights Act have been rejected are bogus claimants.
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