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Category: Biodiversity :: Conventions
Last updated: Jan 10 2018 18:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Registration of livestock/poultry breeds rises to 169: Govt 10.1.2018 General News
The registration of indigenous livestock and poultry breeds has increased to 169 so far, but more work needs to be done as 54 per cent of the country's livestock population remains unidentified even today, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said. Out of the 169 registered breeds, 41 are of cattle, 13 of buffalo, 42 of sheep, 28 of goat, 7 each of pig and horse, 9 of camel, one breed each of yak and donkey, among livestock. At the beginning of the registration process, 129 breeds were registered. In case of poultry, 18 breeds of chicken and one each of duck and geese have been registered. For the first time, breeds of yak, duck, and geese have also been registered, he said in a statement. "But even today, 54 per cent of the country's livestock population is yet to be identified in the form of breeds," Singh said after giving away the animal breed registration certificates. He said five out of nine newly-registered breeds are from North-Eastern states. "Still, there is
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The incredible and mysterious journey of Amur Falcon – Part 2 19.10.2017 Kangla Online
The incredible and mysterious journey of Amur Falcon – Part 2
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Metro to chug into Kochi’s business hub 1.10.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to inaugurate service on Aluva-MG Road stretch tomorrow
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Environment Ministry to conduct five rounds of Quiz - ‘Prakriti Khoj’ across the Country 20.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change will hold a quiz on environment - ‘Prakriti Khoj’ throughout the country.
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TransDisciplinary University Brings Together the Best Minds to Deliberate over the Promise and Problems of Synthetic Biology 22.7.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Bengaluru, July 21: Scientists across the globe are discovering novel ways to alter DNA so as to genetically engineer new forms of life.
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Yili reelected as the Asian dairy champion to boost the world healthiness 17.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
BEIJING, July 16, 2017 : On July 11, Rabobank released the latest Global Dairy Rankings. Yili Group defended its position as No. 1 dairy enterprise in Asia, and was ranked in the top eight globally, holding tis place in the World Top 10 for the fourth consecutive time.
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Antarctica's biodiversity 'falling between the cracks' 20.4.2017 New Kerala: Technology
Antarctica's biodiversity 'falling between the cracks'
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Antarctica's biodiversity 'falling between the cracks' 20.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world has been debunked.
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'Huge gap in investments for biodiversity conservation' 7.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Resource mobilisation through India's own schemes is essential to address the "huge gap" in international investments to achieve national biodiversity conservation targets, a Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) official said here on Thursday.
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‘Effective legal regime needed to check bio-piracy globally’ 15.3.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
To check bio-piracy and exploitation of traditional knowledge holders in developing countries by big global companies there is an urgent need for an effective international legal regime, said Commer...
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Need to revive biopiracy talks at WTO: Commerce secretary Rita Teaotia 15.3.2017 ET: Foreign Trade
She said there is an urgent need to revive discussions on the linkages between Intellectual Property Rights and the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) at the WTO.
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India takes first steps to have a policy on artificial life forms 7.2.2017 Hindu: National
Synthetic biology in microbial systems can potentially be used to produce drugs, vaccines, fuel components and other chemicals
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Ethological Society’s new president 16.1.2017 HBL: Home
Eminent ecologist S Faizi has been elected president of the Ethological Society of India (ESI) at its 40th annual meeting held at the University of Agriculture and Horticulture, Shivamogga, recently.
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Belapur agro garden reaps harvest of benefits 15.12.2016 Hindu: Home
Residents turn a dumping ground into a haven of butterflies and a playground for senior citizens and children
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Accounting for natural capital 9.12.2016 Hindu: Opinion
Biodiversity integration into developmental plans is crucial for sustainable development
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UAE highlights efforts on biodiversity protection 5.12.2016 New Kerala: World News
UAE highlights efforts on biodiversity protection
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UAE highlights efforts on biodiversity protection 5.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Dubai, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) The UAE on Monday highlighted its efforts on biodiversity protection at the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity.
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City activist Afroz Shah bags U.N.’s highest environmental honour 4.12.2016 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: Mumbai resident Afroz Shah, who has been instrumental in spearheading a citizens’ movement to clean up Versova beach, has been honoured with the ‘Champions of the Earth’ award, the highest env...
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Sun treat for nature lovers 13.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Sun treat for nature lovers
On International Day, UN spotlights indigenous peoples' right to education 10.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Aug 9 : To mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, senior United Nations officials are calling on Governments to improve access to education and ensure that the most vulnerable are not left behind as the journey to achieve the new UN Sustainable Development Goals gets under way.
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