User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Jun 15 2018 20:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Where the wild things are 15.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
A tribute to their sibling, Latika and Shloka Nath’s new book is also fundraiser for India’s wildlife conservation movement
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Welcome to the jungle! 5 safaris to beat the summer heat 4.6.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
A forest safari is the best way to observe animals in their natural habitat.
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NGT issues notices on plea to halt road through Corbett 29.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Will damage the ecosystem and biodiversity: petitioner
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‘Gaj Yatra’ honours Meghalaya’s elephant corridor effort 28.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
The initiative aims to secure 100 routes across the country for safe passage
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Slew of activities lined up for Environment Day celebrations 27.5.2018 General News
With the World Environment Day around the corner, the central government on Sunday launched a slew of activities for the day, ranging from nationwide clean-ups to ban on plastic after one-tme use across states, universities and national parks.
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England could get new national parks 27.5.2018 General News
England could get more national parks after Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced that he was launching a review into the country's natural landscapes.
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Maharashtra: Road closures in Kolhapur to avoid roadkills 23.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Maharashtra: Road closures in Kolhapur to avoid roadkills
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Need to conserve biodiversity stressed 22.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Forest department observes International Day for Biodiversity
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Africa's green revolution stumbles at Congo project to solve food shortages 22.5.2018 General News
DAKAR (Reuters) - In 2014, Democratic Republic of Congo officials trumpeted the launch of a sweeping initiative they said would solve food shortages in one of the world's poorest countries.
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Western Ghats need more attention: IUCN 18.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The mountain range and Manas Wildlife Sanctuary are sites of ‘significant concern,’ says global body
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Human pressure destroying world's protected land 18.5.2018 General News
One-third of the world's protected land is in a state unlikely to conserve endangered biodiversity thanks to intense human pressure, says an international study that offers a shocking reality check on efforts to avert a biodiversity crisis.
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Animals Beat The Heat With Coolers, Sprinklers At National Parks 11.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
With the mercury rising, national parks and zoos across the country are taking steps to help the animals beat the heat.
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DR Congo planning to allow oil exploration in national parks: NGO 4.5.2018 General News
Democratic Republic of Congo's government is seeking to reclassify swathes of two UNESCO-listed parks so that oil exploration can be carried out there, an investigative group said. The London-based NGO Global Witness said it had seen documents about a scheme to "redraw the boundaries" of the fabled Salonga and Virunga national parks, home to many of the planet's endangered species. The move would remove protected status from areas for which oil licences have been awarded, thus enabling exploration there to go ahead, it said yesterday. A special commission of ministers and DRC civil servants met on April 27 to push through the plan, it said. The group said documents signed by DRC's oil minister, Aime Ngoi Muken, set out the legal framework for changing the areas' status. "The proposals ride roughshod over Congo's UNESCO commitments and are incompatible with the parks' World Heritage Status," Global Witness said. More than a fifth of the Virunga National Park, the oldest wildlife ...
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Rains douse threat of forest fire in national parks 3.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Incessant rains over the past few days in the Mysuru region have doused the threat of forest fires in Nagarahole and Bandipur National Parks, much to
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Wastekathon: Collect most garbage and win 29.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Wastekathon: Collect most garbage and win
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Bureau of Indian Affairs director resigns after 6 months Bureau of Indian Affairs 28.4.2018 General News
The director of the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs has resigned after six months on the job. A spokeswoman says Bryan Rice, a veteran federal administrator and citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, resigned earlier this week. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke named Rice to the post in October. BIA spokeswoman Nedra Darling did not offer a reason why Rice resigned and declined further comment. She said Darryl LaCounte will serve as acting BIA director. She called him an experienced leader who will "maintain a smooth transition" for BIA employees and tribal nations. The BIA coordinates government-government relations with 567 federally recognized tribes in the United States. Rice previously led Interior's Office of Wildland Fire and also has worked for the US Forest Service, an Agriculture Department agency.
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A plea to make protected forests no-photo zones 26.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Greens say State should emulate Karnataka in this regard
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Himalayan Blue Sheep: States responsible for protection of wildlife: MoEF to NGT 18.4.2018 General News
The Ministry of Environment and Forests has told the National Green Tribunal that the Uttarakhand government was responsible for the management and protection of wildlife in the state, where the Himalayan Blue Sheep were suffering from an eye infection. It submitted that the subject of forests and wildlife is included in the Concurrent List of the Constitution and, therefore, the state governments are responsible for implementation of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and preservation of wildlife. The ministry said that the states are responsible for checking and preventing disease in affected species in their national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. "In order to promote effective and scientific management of the national parks, financial and technical assistance is being accorded to the states by the central government (MoEF) under the centrally sponsored scheme of Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats. "Over the past five years, it has released an amount of Rs 19.19 crore to
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On World Heritage Day, A Look At 36 Heritage Sites In India 18.4.2018 NDTV News - Latest
From Kaziranga in Assam, Hampi monuments in Karnataka and Queens step well in Gujarat , India has 36 world heritage sites.
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US hikes entrance fees for National Parks 13.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
US authorities have unveiled a new plan to hike entrance fees at national parks with more modest increases than the ones proposed last year, the media reported.
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