User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: National Parks
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Lion population in Africa down by 43 per cent in 21 years 20.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Lion population in Africa down by 43 per cent in 21 years
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India’s efforts to save its tigers have turned some Adivasi communities into conservation refugees 12.8.2019 Scroll.in
Turning Adivasis out of land earmarked for reserves interrupts their livelihoods and the ecological balance they maintain.
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Singapore to ban domestic elephant ivory trade from 2021 12.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Singapore will ban the domestic trade in ivory from September 2021, the government said on Monday, shutting the door to an important end-market for poached elephant ivory.
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In Singapore, community gardens are helping the elderly deal with depression and loneliness 7.8.2019 Scroll.in
In the ageing country, the government has rolled out an allotment garden scheme to foster closer social bonds.
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U.S. has lost 24 million acres of natural land in 16 years: independent report 6.8.2019 Reuters: World News
The United States has lost the equivalent of nine Grand Canyon national parks, or 24 million acres (9712455.41 hectares) of natural area, between 2001 and 2017 due to agriculture, energy development, housing sprawl and other human factors, making the country more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, according to a report released ...
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Madhya Pradesh Is India's "Tiger State", Latest Census Reveals 29.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The All India Tiger Estimation Report 2018 on Monday revealed that Madhya Pradesh was the country's "tiger state" with 526 of the big cats.
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In documentary ‘Tigerland’, two men, two countries and the fight to save the big cat 29.7.2019 Scroll.in
The two-hour film has been directed by Oscar-winning director Ross Kauffman.
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Trump administration plan for Bears Ears slammed as 'recklessly' weakening protections 27.7.2019 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration on Friday released a plan for the newly reduced Bears Ears National Monument that it says would protect the Utah site's cultural resources, but some Democratic lawmakers and environmental groups said the plan would leave sacred sites vulnerable to ...
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Rare Rhinos Among More Than 200 Animals Killed In Assam Floods 24.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Forty percent of Kaziranga National Park in Assam has been left under water following 10 days of torrential rains that have also killed more than 71 people in the northeastern state.
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Singapore seizes ivory from nearly 300 elephants in record haul 23.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade.
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Korean Actor Catches Endangered Giant Clams On TV, Gets 5 Years In Jail 6.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, despite the show's extensive apology.
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Trump Casts Himself, Army, Republicans As Stars Of Fourth Of July Pageant 4.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
With US military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a...
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Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant 3.7.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. military armored vehicles stood near Washington's majestic Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday as President Donald Trump pushed ahead with an elaborate Fourth of July production with him at the center, as critics accused him of hijacking a nonpartisan celebration of America's Independence ...
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Encroachment killing forest in the state 1.7.2019 Assam Times
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Over 500 Rare Vultures Die After Eating Poisoned Elephants In Botswana 21.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana, the government said in a statement.
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New initiative to engage forest fringe people in conservation 10.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
New initiative to engage forest fringe people in conservation
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Rally at Bagori tomorrow against SC directive 9.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Rally at Bagori tomorrow against SC directive
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How a scholar proved Yeti footprints were made by bears – and why he thinks it lives on as a symbol 30.4.2019 Scroll.in
Daniel C Taylor spent decades researching the mythical Yeti. In this excerpt from his book, he writes that two Yetis exist – a footprint maker and an ideology.
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Corrected: 'Dream come true': Two new national parks born in Chilean Patagonia 27.4.2019 Reuters: World News
(Chilean forest service CONAF corrected currency in 5th paragraph to 350 million pesos ($518,000) from $350 million dollars)
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'Dream come true': Two new national parks born in Chilean Patagonia 27.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The foundation created by the late creator of U.S. clothing brands Esprit and The North Face turned over 407,000 hectares (1 million acres) of forest, mountain, lakes and glaciers in Patagonia to the government of Chile on Friday, the Tompkins Conservation Foundation ...
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