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Category: forests
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Jailed activist Stan Swamy has spent half a century making Adivasi struggles his own 14.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Jesuit priest has sought to interpret his vocation and training in Ignatius Loyola’s philosophy in the service of the most deprived, the most threatened.
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In Karnataka, a shepherd has spent all his money to dig ponds for birds and wild animals 8.10.2020 Scroll.in
Kalmane Kaamegowda shot to national fame when the prime minister mentioned his work in his radio programme Mann Ki Baat.
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Adivasis are being made the scapegoat for the industrial-scale felling of trees along Betwa river 26.9.2020 Scroll.in
The dusty, drought-prone region was once covered with dense jungle where leopards, tigers and antelopes roamed.
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Laws meant to protect the environment are threatening forests and those dependent on them 26.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Plantations are replacing biodiverse forests under compensatory afforestation, an analysis of land diversion shows.
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Intangki issue: NSCN (I-M) refutes ZB (N) claim 20.9.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Intangki issue: NSCN (I-M) refutes ZB (N) claim
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Mumbai’s Coastal Road: Making land in a drowning city 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Last fortnight, the Supreme Court conceded that the project is not exempt from environmental and wildlife clearances. Nevertheless, reclamation work continues.
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Decades of mining has ravaged Chhattisgarh’s Korba region. Could its Hasdeo Arand forests be next? 21.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
After resistance from the state government, New Delhi has dropped plans to auction coal blocks in the pristine Hasdeo Arand region.
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‘EIA notification should be in consonance with rights of tribals,’ Chhattisgarh CM tells Javadekar 14.8.2020 Scroll.in
Bhupesh Baghel said the draft notification has ignored the sensitivity required for ecological conservation.
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As forests disappear in India, leopards have learnt to live and prey among human habitats 4.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Researchers are tracking leopard attacks on livestock to map sites of man-animal conflict.
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Opinion: Preserving India’s tiger habitats can help prevent the next pandemic 21.7.2020 Scroll.in
We can achieve optimal health outcomes by understanding the interconnectedness between humans, environment and animals.
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In Kerala, development projects cleared amid lockdown threaten the state’s ecological balance 19.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Among these is a new international airport near Sabarimala temple and sand mining in Thottappally estuary.
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Forest ranger turns one-time timber smugglers into eco-warriors 16.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Forest ranger turns one-time timber smugglers into eco-warriors
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Senapati Forest Division observes Van Mahotsav 14.7.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Senapati Forest Division observes Van Mahotsav
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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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