User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Legislation
Last updated: Jul 15 2019 16:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' 15.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm.
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WBCC recovers bird traps 13.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
WBCC recovers bird traps
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Centre asks for probe into antecedents of elephants 9.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre asks for probe into antecedents of elephants
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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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Big Cats Of Instagram: World Of Pakistani Elites And Their Exotic Pets 2.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Pakistani laws make it easy to import exotic animals, but once inside the country regulation is almost non-existent. This has led to an untold number of such creatures -- especially big cats -- being...
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Encroachment killing forest in the state 1.7.2019 Assam Times
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Meeting held 30.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Meeting held
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Bangladesh’s 65-day ban on fishing will hurt over 400,000 poor coastal families 28.6.2019 Scroll.in
The restrictions during the peak fishing season will increase their hardships, they say.
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Awareness on importance of Biodiversity Management held at Kangpokpi 27.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness on importance of Biodiversity Management held at Kangpokpi
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WBCC appeals to seize machineries use for illegal excavation 25.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
WBCC appeals to seize machineries use for illegal excavation
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PIL challenges elephant transfer to Gujarat 22.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
PIL challenges elephant transfer to Gujarat
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Mumbai: Two men arrested for possession of ‘whale vomit’ worth Rs 1.7 crore, say police 19.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Ambergris or ‘whale vomit’ is a wax that is produced in the digestive system of sperm whales and is used to make perfumes.
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Mumbai Man Arrested For Possessing Rs 1.7 Crore-Worth Whale Vomit: Cops 18.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 53-year-old man who had come to sell 1.3 kg of ambergris -- or whale vomit -- worth Rs 1.7 crore was arrested in Mumbai, police on Tuesday.
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Workshop on turtles at ADBU 18.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on turtles at ADBU
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Govt bans industrial activity in Depota elephant corridor 17.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Govt bans industrial activity in Depota elephant corridor
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Woman Seen Jabbing At Sea Turtle Nest With Wooden Stake Lands In Jail 17.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 41-year-old woman was arrested by Miami Beach police on Saturday in the attack of a sea turtle nest with a wooden stake.
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Government tweaks afforestation norms for forest land acquisition, worrying environmentalists 1.6.2019 Scroll.in
States with more than 75% forest cover can carry out compensatory afforestation in other states, as per a new environment ministry guideline.
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Trump lifts curbs on E15 gasoline to help farmers, angering Big Oil 31.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
The Trump administration on Friday lifted restrictions on the sale of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, keeping a campaign promise to farmers suffering from the trade war with China but drawing a legal threat from the oil ...
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Purr-fect threat: Are cats a danger to Earth’s biodiversity? 31.5.2019 Scroll.in
Free-ranging cats kill millions of birds, cause health risks and should be culled, argue some. Feline lovers are not happy about that.
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U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska Arctic refuge this year 31.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on ...
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