User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Legislation
Last updated: Mar 14 2019 12:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Meet Bollywood's filmi photographers 14.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Nagaland foresters undergo two-day training programme 13.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland foresters undergo two-day training programme
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‘Insensitive’ Army act adding to wild elephants’ woes 12.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Insensitive’ Army act adding to wild elephants’ woes
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Beaches are banning sunscreens to save coral reefs. So should you say goodbye to them? 8.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Science seems to be suggest that traditional sunscreens are bad. But it’s not that simplistic.
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Huge blaze in Bandipur tiger reserve was result of bad fire-management policies, say researchers 8.3.2019 Scroll.in
Forest scientists have long been advocating the use of controlled burns in winter months to clear forests of flammable undergrowth.
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M/O Tribal Affairs holds meeting with Officers of State Governments dealing with issues relating to Scheduled Tribes & Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 7.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Tribal Affairs organized a meeting with the officers of the State Governments dealing with the issues relating to the Scheduled Tribes and other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 yesterday.
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U.S. seeks to lift endangered species protection for gray wolf 7.3.2019 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration is seeking to lift Endangered Species Act protections for the gray wolf, arguing the predators found mainly in the western United States have been brought back successfully from the brink of extinction.
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From forest rights to GST and note ban: How Modi has favoured fat cats and harmed the marginalised 6.3.2019 Scroll.in
The prime minister has come to view large corporations as the main architects of the country’s future power and prosperity.
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In Rajasthan, Forest Rights Act was wantonly flouted to reject Adivasis’ claims to their land 5.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
They were told to furnish non-existent records, their claims were illegally decided by forest guards, they were not informed of rejections or allowed to appeal.
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Despite nature’s protests, encroachment and illegal construction are rampant in Kerala’s Munnar 4.3.2019 Scroll.in
The hilly region was severely affected by the August 2018 and 1924 floods and illegal constructions could become an election issue this year.
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Hail Kills Over Thousand Birds Near Pench Tiger Reserve In Madhya Pradesh 3.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A hailstorm in the buffer zone of Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh on the intervening night of Saturday-Sunday killed 1,102 birds, a senior forest official said.
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Tribal eviction: 'SC order a setback for conservation in India' 3.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Calling the Supreme Court order 'unjust' to the tribals as well as against the interest of wildlife conservation in India scientists have demanded cancellation of SC order
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Conservation groups should be helping Adivasis save forests. Instead, they are working to evict them 2.3.2019 Scroll.in
It was on a petition filed by conservationists that the Supreme Court this month ordered the eviction of over 10 lakh families of forest dwellers.
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7 Crore Worth Dried Sea Horse, Sea Cucumber Seized In Chennai, 2 Detained 27.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Dried sea horses, pangolin scales and other marine species worth 7 crore were seized today in Chennai by customs officials who have also detained two smugglers.
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PIL was meant to help marginalised people access justice. Now, it’s being used against them 27.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Supreme Court’s order evicting lakhs of forest dwellers shows the need for reforming public interest litigation.
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Elephant Found Dead In Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary, Tusks Chopped Off 25.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An elephant has been found dead with its tusks and tail sliced off in a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia, where wild elephant numbers have dwindled to just a few hundred due to poaching and...
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Five reasons why claims by forest dwellers for their land are low – and rejections are high 25.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Supreme Court is wrong in its view that people whose claims under the Forest Rights Act have been rejected are bogus claimants.
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LIVE! Pak takes U-turn, says Bahawalpur seminary not linked to Jaish 24.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Rahul Gandhi asks Chhattisgarh CM to file plea against SC order on eviction of forest-dwellers 24.2.2019 Scroll.in
The Supreme Court had ordered the eviction of around 10 lakh families whose claims over forest land were rejected.
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"Petition Against Tribal Eviction Order": Rahul Gandhi To Bhupesh Baghel 24.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday told Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel to file a review petition against a Supreme Court's order, which asked the states to ensure eviction of...
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