User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Action Plans
Last updated: Jun 19 2017 09:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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IUCN proposes butterfly zone at Aravali Biodiversity Park 19.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Call for local action plans to conserve biodiversity 16.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Steps on to digitise people’s biodiversity register
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National Mission for Clean Ganga: The challenges ahead 11.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
Before the advent of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ganga, the most revered and national river of India, was facing the challenge to its existence due to discharge of increasing quantities of sewage, trade effluents and other pollutants on account of rapid urbanization and industrialization.
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Myanmar working on national climate change policy 6.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Myanmar government is working towards the adoption of a national climate change policy, the launch of which it expects to announce soon, a media report said on Tuesday.
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Schools in State to have rain pits, biodiversity gardens 6.6.2017 Hindu: News
‘Mazhakkoythulsavam’ to ensure massive participation of students in initiative
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Traditional mango varieties get a lifeline 24.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Farmer groups to be formed as part of conservation initiative
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KAU brings out package of practices for organic farming 23.5.2017 Hindu: National
First agricultural university to prepare action plan for farming practices
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Pupils vow to use LED bulbs 18.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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Early humans were smarter than previously thought 9.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Our ancestors predating Neanderthals might have been much smarter that we thought as researchers have found evidence that human-like ways of thinking may have emerged as early as 1.8 million years ago.
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In the red 1.5.2017 Hindu: News
The city’s public transport buses are becoming an endangered species, with the BEST sinking into further financial trouble. How did things get so bad?
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Now, tree felling permit for industries in 30 days 28.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Alarmed by large-scale delays and rampant red-tapism, the forest department on Thursday promulgated a 15-page order that permission for felling trees to set up industries should be granted within 30 days in special cases.
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Don’t kill nilgai, fence fields: CM tells forest dept 26.4.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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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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Shri Rajnath Singh addresses at World Environment Conference 26.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Following is the text of speech by the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh at the ‘World Environment Conference’, organized by the National Green Tribunal here today:
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Tripura’s Rowa wildlife sanctuary on revival path 27.2.2017 The Assam Tribune
Tripura’s Rowa wildlife sanctuary on revival path
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Bengal students to help conserve Gangetic river dolphin 23.2.2017 Meghalaya Times

KOLKATA, Feb 22 (IANS): School and college students in West Bengal will be among key stakeholders in the national project to develop a conservation action plan for the Gangetic River Dolphin to save the national aquatic animal from extinction, an official said on Wednesday.
The Wildlife Institute of India project is part of the recovery programme of four endangered species — Great Indian Bustard, Dugong, Manipur Deer (Sangai) and the Gangetic Dolphin — initiated by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change.

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Student community in Bengal to help conserve Gangetic river dolphin 22.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
School and college students in West Bengal will be among key stakeholders in the national project to develop a conservation action plan for the Gangetic River Dolphin to save the national aquatic animal from extinction, an official said on Wednesday.
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‘Oorukku oru oorani’ launched to address water scarcity 11.2.2017 Hindu: Home
Villagers encouraged to desilt water tanks through community participation
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Can Trump make the whole earth green again? (Comment: Special to IANS) 31.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In the barrage of criticism against US President Donald Trump for his utterances on refugees and Muslims, what has been missed is that he has an "open mind" on environmental issues. He should now again see with an open heart the image of the "whole Earth" taken by the Apollo 17 mission commanded by Eugene Andrew Cernan (who died on January 16, four days before Trump assumed office). That may trigger action to make not only America, but the entire Earth, great again.
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Braj voters seek answers for area's environmental decline, political neglect 26.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
It was in the Braj area along the river Yamuna that Lord Krishna is traditionally believed to have spent his childhood, and it was in the stretch between Bateshwar and Vrindavan that he performed the "Raas Leela".
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