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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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Green future 11.5.2016 FrontLine: Books
The book explores the possibility of sustainable use of biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge with economic benefit for the communities and countries that have conserved them for generations. By S. GOPIKRISHNA WARRIER
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Environment Ministry Holds First National Stakeholder Consultation on the Biodiversity Finance Initiative 14.1.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Environment Ministry started a two-day National Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on Biodiversity Finance Initiative to conserve India’s biodiversity, experts from diverse fields, here today. This National Stakeholder meeting has been organized to understand the BIOFIN project and to seek professional inputs from experts of various fields in strengthening the biodiversity conservation efforts in the country.
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Hemp cultivation: Uttarakhand's plan to hand out licences to grow the plant is a welcome step for farmers' livelihood 20.12.2015 ET: Agriculture
Researchers have shown hemp fibre can be an alternative to graphene as a supercapacitor, which stores electrical energy like a battery but charges much faster and can be used in electric vehicles and electronic devices.
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Some specimens may be wrongly named 19.11.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Some specimens may be wrongly named
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What’s in a name? Study finds 50% of specimens in natural history museums could be wrongly named 17.11.2015 FirstPost: Life

As many as 50 percent of all natural history specimens held in museums across the world could be wrongly named, according to a new study by researchers

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Most natural history specimens wrongly named? 17.11.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
The team studied 4,500 specimens of the African ginger genus Aframomum, a detailed monographic study which had been completed in 2014, providing an accurate account of all the species and their specimens.
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