User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: National Parks
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25 one-horned rhinos die in Nepal's largest rhino habitat 18.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At least 25 endangered one-horned rhinos died in Nepal's largest habitat of the pachyderms during the 2016-17 fiscal.
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Mysuru, where there is a yoga hub in the making 8.7.2017 Hindu: Home
On June 21, Mysuru’s yoga practitioners made headlines after 54,101 of them performed asanas on the turf of the expansive Mysuru Race Course on the foothills of Chamundi to commemorate the third Inter...
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World Animal Protection Report reveals exploitation of thousands of Elephants in Asian Countries, including India 6.7.2017 Sify Finance
[India], July 6 (ANI-NewsVoir): Countries in Asia, including India, continue to grow the captive elephant industry for elephant rides and performances to meet irresponsible tourist demands.
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World Animal Protection Report reveals exploitation of thousands of Elephants in Asian Countries, including India 6.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
World Animal Protection Report reveals exploitation of thousands of Elephants in Asian Countries, including India
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‘White tiger’ in the Nilgiris is a first 5.7.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Photographer spots rare member with a pale coat caused by a genetic mutation
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Maha State Biodiversity Board wants your views 5.7.2017 DNA: Popular News
Would you want to help protect a lake, a sacred grove of trees, or a wetland in your area? It could even be a lesser known one, but a biodiversity hotspot nonetheless. The good news is that Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board (MSBB) wants your views and information on not just such bio-rich areas needing protection, but also on threats to them as well as information about local and endangered species needing urgent conservation. This exercise, which environmentalists are calling a wonderful opportunity to help save degrading ecosystems and protect lesser-known biodiversity hotspots, is part of the state biodiversity strategy and action plan (2018-28) to conserve Maharashtra's biodiversity. "National parks cannot be created everywhere, but there are several spots, though small, that could play a major role ecologically. To ensure that we can map them to protect them, we are urging locals, environmentalists, naturalists, NGOs and other groups to fill us in on information about such places on a special ...
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What's the economic value of the Great Barrier Reef? It's priceless 30.6.2017 News
Putting a price on Great Barrier Reef - cost-benefit analysis is a way to make decisions on policies
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Rajasthan to close tiger reserves during monsoon 29.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
All the three tiger reserves of Rajasthan -- Ranthambhore, Sariska and Mukandara -- will be closed this year during monsoon, unlike the last few years, officials said on Thursday.
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Field gear to staff of wildlife sanctuary 29.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Field gear to staff of wildlife sanctuary
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Elephants in danger not just in Kodagu... 29.6.2017 Hindu: National
The spectre of elephant deaths by electrocution is not confined to Kodagu district alone, where six pachyderms met with a grisly end on coming into contact with live electric wires this month.For, hig...
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As Modi government clears development projects in a flurry, India's environmental future is at stake 27.6.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
Linear development projects are being flagged off at an alarming speed, particularly dams, roads, railway lines, pipelines and telecom networks through national parks, sanctuaries and wildlife reserves.
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'Forest dept underreporting animal deaths' 22.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Resource and fund constraints are major challenges before the Karnataka Forest Department, which needs immediate attention to mitigate the man-animal conflict, strengthen elephant corridors and enhance forest cover, B K Mukherjee, Accountant General (E&RSA) said on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters after the maiden report prepared by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on performance audit of "Administration of National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries in Karnataka", was tabled in the state legislature on Wednesday, Mukherjee said forest patches of Karnataka have changed due to change in land use pattern because of encroachment and improper planning. "Western Ghats is a biodiversity hotspot and faces severe threat. So, we decided to prepare a report on this sensitive topic. We covered 90% of the fragile Western Ghats. We found that the forest department underreports cases of poaching, animal death, conflicts, encroachment and forest fire areas. We also found that the forest department does not have ...
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The 100-year spectacle: Total solar eclipse sparks spectator excitement in US 22.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
The August 21 eclipse is expected to spark watching parties and traffic jams as it darkens skies from Oregon to South Carolina, authorities said.
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U.S. total solar eclipse sparks spectator excitement 22.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The first total solar eclipse across the continental United States in a century is expected to spark watching parties and traffic jams as it darkens skies from Oregon to South Carolina, authorities said on Wednesday.
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More than 1.5 lakh acres of forest land in Western Ghats encroached upon in two decades 22.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
More than 1.5 lakh acres of forest land in Western Ghats encroached upon in two decades
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In 19 years, forest encroachments rose from 42,518 acres to 2.04 lakh acres 22.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Under-reporting of the extent of forest fire damage, number of roadkills, extent of encroachment, and decrease in forest cover was highlighted in a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General of Ind...
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Government's move of opening national parks in monsoon will badly hit wildlife: Congress 21.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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No monsoon break for tiger reserves in Rajasthan 20.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Madhya Pradesh: Lady IFS officer complains to her boss against minister for inflammatory statements 19.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
Bhargava while addressing a public meeting at Mohli village inside the sanctuary had said that forest staff cannot stop villagers from collecting minor forest produce.
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Big cats increase, but not their habitat size 17.6.2017 Hindu: News
Official hints at space crunch in accommodating tigers at Nagarahole
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