User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Legislation
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Workshop on crimes against wild animals held 20.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on crimes against wild animals held
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Nigeria becomes Africa's staging ground for the illegal pangolin trade with Asia 19.9.2019 Reuters: World News
In a rubble-strewn storage lot in the sprawling Nigerian port city of Lagos, customs agents crack open a shipping container crammed with scales from pangolins, a shy mammal prized in Asia for its use in medicines.
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Mumbai: Crocodile smuggling gang busted, 3 held with 2 hatchlings 18.9.2019 DNA
The tourist bus coming from Hyderabad was intercepted at Borivali (east) on Western Express Highway by the officials who had a tip-off on the same.
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"Will Be Left With Concrete": Gurgaon Residents Push To Save Aravallis 15.9.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on India's commitment to combat land desertification by protecting forest cover and combating water scarcity. Speaking at the UN Climate action...
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Leopard bone seized; 2 held 14.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Leopard bone seized; 2 held
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U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida and was set to vote on a third banning drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve.
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Three bills in U.S. House would ban offshore, Arctic drilling 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.S. House on Wednesday was slated to begin voting on three bills to block offshore oil and gas drilling off Florida and the Pacific coast and in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, but the measures were not expected to gain traction in the Republican-led ...
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Sea Turtle Found Impaled With A Spear Off US Coast 11.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
When a recreational boater found a sea turtle named Splinter off the coast of Key Largo, Florida, on Saturday, it was in a bad way
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Case Against Parents Of Baby Who Fell Off SUV Near Kerala Forest 10.9.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A case has been registered against the parents of the one-year-old toddler who had a miraculous escape after she accidentally fell off a moving jeep on a road inside a dense forest, police said on...
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Five held for harassing lions, clicking videos 10.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Five held for harassing lions, clicking videos
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As India hosts a global desertification convention, a third of its land is facing severe degradation 3.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Caused by salinity, extreme weather events and human activities, the damage has cost India Rs 72,000 crore – 24% more than last year’s agricultural budget.
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Disabled workers chase 'dream jobs' in tight U.S. labour market 2.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Megan Helsel, a kayaking wildlife specialist, has her dream job, and T'angelo Magee is making headway toward his, a commercial pilot. Both say work is central to their identity. Both are disabled.
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State gets Rs 309 crore CAMPA fund 30.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
State gets Rs 309 crore CAMPA fund
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Blue-blooded crabs at heart of pharma dispute on drug testing 29.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
If you've received a vaccination, hip replacement or chemotherapy without suffering toxic shock, chances are you've benefited from a vast bloodletting of horseshoe crabs.
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An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul 27.8.2019 Reuters: World News
In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fish.
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Not just Brazil – wildfires in Bolivia are also endangering people and animals 24.8.2019 Scroll.in
Up to 800,000 hectares of the Chiquitano forest has burned down. People are struggling to breathe, drinking water is scarce and whole towns have been evacuated.
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A family that has planted 6,000 trees in Mumbai wants others to take a leaf out of their book 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
Beginning in 2000, Vinay Athalye planted 5,500 saplings in Aarey Colony over 15 years. Now his family is continuing his work.
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TSE adopts Sangais of Sangai second home 21.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
TSE adopts Sangais of Sangai second home
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Watch: Rare Flying Snake Seized From Odisha Man 20.8.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Per the Wildlife Protection Act, offences related to possession, trade and commerce of wild animals attracts imprisonment and heavy fine.
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Forest Rights Act: UN experts call for ban on forced evictions, raise concerns over enactment of law 19.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The SC in February ordered the eviction of more than 10 lakh families of Adivasis and other forest-dwellers across 16 states but later stayed its order.
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