User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Legislation
Last updated: Jan 24 2020 15:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A rare study maps the changing nature of coral reefs off Tamil Nadu’s coast 24.1.2020 Scroll.in
The impact of climate change on corals is widely known, but very few studies have been conducted in India.
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Govt asked to rescind move on CTPS, waste management facility 23.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt asked to rescind move on CTPS, waste management facility
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UK's Prince Charles says climate change is humanity's greatest threat 22.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
Britain's Prince Charles said on Wednesday that global warming and climate change are the greatest threats humanity has faced, calling on business leaders in Davos to act now to create a sustainable economic future.
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India’s guidelines on wetlands will allow states to decide what counts as prohibited activities 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
An estimated 4.63% of the country’s geographical area is made up of wetlands.
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Why Modi government’s LPG scheme has failed to take off in Odisha’s forest-dependent villages 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Around 75% of the residents of one village have received an LPG connection. But only 5% refill it regularly.
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How growing consumerism in India, China and the US is harming primate habitats across the world 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
The global demand for goods such as palm oil and rubber puts enormous pressure on environmental resources.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Tiger Hunting 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The situation is aghasting that within 28 days of this months of January 6 tiger were killed by the hunters. The big cats were shot dead, poisoned and electrocuted. Once the Madhya Pradesh had a name and fame in the country tiger protection and increase in numbers in its wild life sanctuary. The Kanha-Kisli tiger reserve is of international fame. But now the situation in reverse. Since the year 2016 whopping 61 tiger were killed in the state. Before 2016 in 2015 about 30 tiger deaths were recorded some on natural cause. In the year 2014 there were 308 tigers on the count in the state and effort were intensified put the Madhya Pradesh at the top among the states in number of tigers. However now the tiger deaths in state indicating towards the alarming situation in it. Around capital Bhopal the tigers are coming upto outskirts and the hunter are also active to pray them. Measures should to be taken to bring a new law with heavy punishment to the tiger hunting. Smuggling on their different organs have ...
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What Australia’s bushfires mean for the country’s most enduring tourism icon – the Koala 7.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A study suggests that koala tourism is worth at least AUD 3.2 billion to the Australian economy and accounts for 30,000 jobs.
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2 Cops Among 7 Arrested With Leopard Skins In Chhattisgarh: Police 4.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
Seven people, including two policemen, were arrested and four leopard skins seized from them in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Friday, officials said.
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In Odisha, a coal mining project has undone years of tree-conservation efforts in one fell swoop 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
In Talabira village, a green expanse has been replaced by a checkerboard of tree stubs.
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Forest Minister clarifies on ISFR 2019 3.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest Minister clarifies on ISFR 2019
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Forest Minister Shyamkumar clarifies on ISFR 2019 3.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest Minister Shyamkumar clarifies on ISFR 2019
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Assam: Rs 1,000 crore loss expected due to Citizenship Act protests, says tourism board chief 1.1.2020 Scroll.in
Assam Tourism Development Corporation Chairperson Jayanta Malla Baruah anticipated that the situation will improve by February.
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Vietnamese Woman Arrested At Delhi Airport With 15 kg Peacock Feather 30.12.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A Vietnamese woman was arrested by CISF personnel at the Delhi airport with 15 kg of peacock feather allegedly obtained in an illegal manner, a senior official said on Monday.
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An Adivasi community in Kerala has united to save the region’s dwindling hornbill population 30.12.2019 Scroll.in
A proposed hydroelectric dam, poaching and timber mafia threaten the bird population.
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Bird trappers sent to jail 24.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Bird trappers sent to jail
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Delhi High Court Asks Whether Encroachment On Forest Lands Be Regularised 24.12.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the city government whether it was going to regularise the encroachment on forest lands in the national capital.
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Meet the woman who is single-handedly trying to save Kolkata’s Rabindra Sarovar lake 20.12.2019 Scroll.in
Sumita Banerjee’s conservation attempts have earned her love and respect, but also some enemies.
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Under President’s rule, J&K has given up 243 hectares of forest land for army and paramilitary use 16.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 727 hectares of designated forest land was diverted between September 18 and October 21.
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