User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Legislation
Last updated: May 21 2019 14:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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2 Arrested With Sand Boa Snakes Worth Rs. 1.2 Crore In Maharashtra 21.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Two sand boa snakes, a protected species under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, were seized in Palghar district of Maharashtra and two persons were arrested, police said on Tuesday.
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‘Not all animals migrate by choice’ campaign launched to raise awareness on illegal wildlife trade 20.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Campaign launched by Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of India and UN Environment aimed at airports across India. Tiger, Pangolin, Star Tortoise and Tokay Gecko featured in the campaign. In India, illegal trade in wildlife has seen a sharp rise in recent years.
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What we lost and gained after watching ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in the midst of an environmental crisis 18.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The global blockbuster asks tough questions such as, are we willing to make personal sacrifices to save our own futures?
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‘Not natural’: Why is Kerala seeing more forest fires this year? 12.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Nearly 1,000 hectares of forestland have been reduced to ashes, according to environmentalists.
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BMRC to acquire church land for Metro, Tree Officer says not yet 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The heritage All Saints Church is set to lose over 100 hundred trees and other structures to land acquisition for Metro rail. While BMRC announced that it will go ahead with the acquisition despite public protests, BBMP Tree Officer asserts that a decision can be taken only after an inspection report on tree felling, and public consultations
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Gujarat’s Gir forest has 523 lions and one voter. This is how he cast his ballot 7.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Like all of Gujarat, Banej went to the polls during the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections, on April 23 – with a 100% turnout.
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Global biodiversity is declining ‘more rapidly than ever’, according to an alarming new report 6.5.2019 Scroll.in
Around one million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, according to research by a team of international experts.
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In Assam, 90 elephants have been electrocuted to death since 2011. What can be done to prevent this? 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Illegal electric fences and sagging power lines prove lethal.
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Activist demands arrest of Priyanka Vadra for handling snakes at Rae Bareli 3.5.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, An animal rights activist on Friday demanded arrest of Congress General Secretary Priyanka Vadra, after a video emerged on social media of her handling and stroking snakes while interacting with snake charmers during campaigning for the general elections in Rae Bareli constituency of Uttar Pradesh. Taking umbrage over the alleged offence, Gauri Maulekhi, […]
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As India’s dholes face decline, scientists say more research is needed to frame conservation plans 29.4.2019 Scroll.in
New study finds that distribution of the Asiatic wild dog in the Western Ghats is shrinking.
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‘Protect Umananda Island’ drive organised 29.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Protect Umananda Island’ drive organised
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‘If the land is sick, you are sick’: An Aboriginal approach to mental health in times of drought 28.4.2019 Scroll.in
In Australia, psychological tools developed with Aboriginal people can also support farmers whose land is suffering the effects of climate change.
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Himalayan wolf should be categorised as a distinct species, recommends study 27.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Taxonomic recognition would help convervation efforts, researchers said.
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8 wildlife smugglers, poachers denied bail 26.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
8 wildlife smugglers, poachers denied bail
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Japanese Woman Arrested For Smuggling 19 Lizards In Australia 24.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A Japanese woman appeared in court on Wednesday after being detained at the Melbourne International Airport for attempting to smuggle 19 lizards out of the country, officials said.
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Earth Day: Sonam, Sonakshi And Others Urge Fans To Protect The Planet 22.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 every year
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As global smuggling networks flourish, Indian turtles disappear from traditional habitats 15.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rare species are being poached for meat and being smuggled across Asia for use in traditional medicine.
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2 Arrested In Maharashtra After Elephant Tusk Worth 25 Lakhs Seized 5.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
An elephant tusk worth Rs 25 lakh in the international market was seized and two persons were arrested from Maharashtra's Thane in this connection, police said on Friday.
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Aware people about 25 species of birds 5.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Indian Birds Exhibition inaugurated at Regional Science Museum Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Exhibition of species of Indian birds through painting and model, organized in collaboration with Bhopal Birds and Madhya Pradesh State Biodiversity Board, was inaugurated in the presence of Professor RJ Rao, Vice Chancellor of Barkatullah University in Regional Natural Science Museum on Wednesday. During this, […]
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Additional Chief Secy visits Dibru-Saikhowa National Park 5.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Additional Chief Secy visits Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
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