User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Jun 10 2019 12:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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3 World-Renowned Mountaineers Presumed Dead In Canada Avalanche 19.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Three world-renowned professional mountaineers -- two Austrians and an American -- were missing and presumed dead after an avalanche on a western Canadian summit, the country's national parks agency...
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Riff Raff the South African elephant dodges death sentence 5.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Riff Raff the South African elephant who had faced a possible death sentence for knocking down fences and trampling on farmland has secured a reprieve after activists intervened.
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Singapore seizes record haul of pangolin scales enroute to Vietnam 4.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Singapore has seized 12.9 tonnes of pangolin scales found in a shipping container destined for Vietnam, the biggest seizure of its kind globally in five years, authorities said on Thursday.
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Coffee Board Activates Blockchain Based Marketplace in India 28.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Commerce Secretary,Dr.AnupWadhawan activating coffee e-marketplace in New Delhi Commerce Secretary,Dr.AnupWadhawan, launched blockchain based coffee e-marketplace through video conferencing in New Delhi today.
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River ecosystems: India’s most precious national asset is crying out for legal protection 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Only river stretches passing through national parks and sanctuaries enjoy robust protection.
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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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Joshua Tree National Park will stay open after all, officials say 10.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Joshua Tree National Park will stay open during the partial U.S. government shutdown, officials said on Wednesday, reversing an announcement earlier this week that the famed desert preserve in California would close because of sanitation issues and ...
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Urban school children to enjoy free jungle trip 8.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Forest Minister Umang Singhar has instructed the Eco Tourism Board to take urban children on a free tour around the state’s Tiger Reserves, National Parks and sanctuaries too under the Anubhuti programme. Singhar said that initially choose one school each of Indore and Bhopal. He told to prepare further strategy based on this […]
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At national parks, Americans blame both sides for shutdown 3.1.2019 Reuters: World News
As Ralph Snake walked across Washington's National Mall on Wednesday, he stopped every few feet to pick up litter that has accumulated in the once-tidy expanse of grass since a budget showdown partially closed the federal government 12 days ago.
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States help run U.S. National Parks in federal government shutdown 23.12.2018 Reuters: World News
U.S. National Parks will be left with just a skeleton staff during the federal government shutdown, and several states are using their own funds to make sure public restrooms get cleaned and visitor centers stay open.
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Factbox: Trump, U.S. Congress flirt with partial government shutdown 18.12.2018 Reuters: World News
If President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress fail to cut a spending deal by Friday, about 25 percent of federal operations will run out of money, causing a partial government shutdown.
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Brazil's Amazon rainforest under siege by illegal mines 12.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Environmental enforcement agents deep in the Amazon rainforest swooped down on an illegal mine in a dawn raid in early November, in a campaign to tamp down on such activities that environmental groups say have reached epidemic scale.
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10-Kilometre Area Around 21 Parks To Be Marked Eco-Sensitive Zone 11.12.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The 21 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries are in Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
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Centre’s push for wider, busier roads in Karnataka’s Protected Areas threatens precious wildlife 25.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
It has proposed to widen the highway passing through Bandipur National Park, lift restrictions on night traffic, build elevated corridors and install fences.
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Pvt sectors to hold adventure activities on govt land 21.11.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The state’s tourism department will allot private land on license for camping and adventure activities. In this regard, the procedure for allotting land license is determined. Actually, under the tourism policy of MP 2016, the state tourism corporation has been authorized for activities related to eco and adventure tourism at places other than […]
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