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Category: forests
Last updated: Feb 13 2019 24:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Goa: CM Manohar Parrikar’s son gets court notice for alleged destruction of eco-sensitive zone 12.2.2019 Scroll.in
The court issued the notice based on a petition filed by a member of the Netravali village panchayat.
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The biggest threats to wildlife in India: Forest fires and an ‘unhealthy’ plantation model 8.2.2019 Scroll.in
All that is needed to restore Indian ecosystems is protection, not plantation.
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Steps Taken by Government for Conservation and Promotion of Medicinal Plants 5.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per information of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), an organization under Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change estimated more than 8,000 species of medicinal plants are found in India.
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Fear of monkey fever hits Goa’s cashew plantations 2.2.2019 Scroll.in
While the monkeys and langurs destroy cashew crops, they transmit infected ticks to the cashew farmers and workers.
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In Kashmir, there is another conflict around human settlements – and it involves wild animals 27.1.2019 Scroll.in
Since 2006, at least 228 people have died in the man-animal conflict in the Valley alone.
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In Tense Scene, Boys In "Make America Great" Hats Boo At Native American 21.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The images in a series of videos that went viral on social media Saturday showed a tense scene near the Lincoln Memorial.
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To meet climate change targets, India must enable Adivasis to conserve its natural forests 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Preserving natural forests is a far more effective method of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than growing plantations.
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An illustration project retraces how the 1962 China war and peace shaped an Arunachal Pradesh forest 11.1.2019 Scroll.in
A team has traced the emotional and personal links of two of India’s indigenous tribes to what is now a protected area through their memories.
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"Unless They Get Their Act Together": Trump Cuts Aid For California Fires 9.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has ordered a halt to federal emergency funds for California to fight wildfires and manage its forests unless officials in the western US state can "get...
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WTI hands over medical equipment to health centres in Garo Hills 1.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
WTI hands over medical equipment to health centres in Garo Hills
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Why a shrinking Bannerghatta forest should worry Bengalureans 27.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Without urgent action against commercialisation of the fringe, Bannerghatta National Park could lose wildlife and biodiversity very soon.
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Blog: Our Inhumane Practices For Elephants Cause Deaths Like This 17.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
If longer term solutions that fit with elephant ecology and local people needs are not worked out, this conflict is only going to get worse.
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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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