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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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Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change 11.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change
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From rejection to eviction: The illegal ways in which MP Adivasis have been denied forest rights 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Their case shows the flaws in the Supreme Court’s recent eviction order.
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Turn own leikais into green zones: Biswajit 10.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Turn own leikais into green zones: Biswajit
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1,738 environmental activists have been killed worldwide in the past 16 years – some by the police 8.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Conflicts over resources such as fossil fuels, minerals, land or water are often the cause for violence.
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This book shows how its author turned the Nilgiris into a laboratory for ecological revival 31.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An excerpt from Godwin Vasanth Bosco’s ‘Voice of a Sentient Highland’, a chronicle and a manifesto of eco-revival.
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The rise in India’s tiger population is only half the story. The other half is less rosy 30.7.2019 Scroll.in
A fourth of India’s tigers lived outside protected areas in 2015, a situation made worse by encroachments.
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