User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Action Plans
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Climate Change Leading To Reduced Crop Yield, Study Shows 23.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A scientific study commissioned by the government to assess the impact of climate change has projected reduction in crop yields for irrigated maize, wheat and rain-fed rice, the Rajya Sabha was...
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Increase in people’s involvement in strategy of biodiversity must 13.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The workshop for revision of Madhya Pradesh Bio-diversity Strategy and Work-plan was organized at RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration and Management. Additional Chief Secretary K.K. Singh said that the pressure of population on the Earth has increased. A change has come over in the lifestyle of people. This calls for revision in the […]
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Zoo modernisation still a far cry 25.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Coimbatore Corporation’s proposal submitted to State Govt. yet to get administrative sanction
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NE should work out collective plan: Expert 7.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
NE should work out collective plan: Expert
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White paper on environment gets Kerala cabinet nod 23.5.2018 General News
The CPI-M led LDF government in Kerala today approved a 'white paper' on environment that lays emphasis on balanced economic and social development while preserving the state's bio-diversity. The state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, approved the document that outlined the state's approach towards protecting and preserving the environment while striving for economic growth. "The main objective is to design an environment friendly economic system and government is committed to preserving clean water, soil, air and bio-diversity," an official release said. Kerala has 44 rivers and most of them were facing various types of pollution, the release said. Solid waste disposal was a severe problem in the state and government would go ahead with schemes under the 'Haritha Kerala mission.' Issues connected with solid waste have also affected the availability of drinking water and its supply. A total of 90,563 solid waste treatment plants have been set up in ...
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CS conducts reviews Haritha Haaram 26.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Chief Secretary S. K. Joshi asked the officials to identify suitable lands within one week in their village panchayats and municipalities for raising
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Himalayan Blue Sheep: States responsible for protection of wildlife: MoEF to NGT 18.4.2018 General News
The Ministry of Environment and Forests has told the National Green Tribunal that the Uttarakhand government was responsible for the management and protection of wildlife in the state, where the Himalayan Blue Sheep were suffering from an eye infection. It submitted that the subject of forests and wildlife is included in the Concurrent List of the Constitution and, therefore, the state governments are responsible for implementation of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and preservation of wildlife. The ministry said that the states are responsible for checking and preventing disease in affected species in their national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. "In order to promote effective and scientific management of the national parks, financial and technical assistance is being accorded to the states by the central government (MoEF) under the centrally sponsored scheme of Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats. "Over the past five years, it has released an amount of Rs 19.19 crore to
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NE highly vulnerable to climate change, say experts 3.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
NE highly vulnerable to climate change, say experts
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National workshop on biodiversity 3.4.2018 Hindu: Kochi
The National Biodiversity Board, in association with International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) South Asia, and the Kochi Munic
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Bengaluru water scarcity: There is still hope on the horizon 21.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Bengaluru may be in danger of losing its water supply. There is, however, a larger plan in place
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There is still hope on the horizon 21.3.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
Bengaluru may be in danger of losing its water supply. There is, however, a larger plan in place
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NGT notice to Centre, U'khand on plea to protect hot springs 15.3.2018 General News
A plea seeking protection and restoration of natural springs like Gaurikund in Uttarakhand today prompted the National Green Tribunal to ask the Centre, the state government and others to respond to it. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim issued notices to the Ministry of Water Resources, Uttarakhand government, Central Ground Water Authority, National Biodiversity Authority and others while seeking their responses before April 6. The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by Uttarakhand resident Pratiba Naithani seeking directions for conservation of the hot springs in the state. The green panel had last year disposed a plea filed by the same petitioner and had directed the state government to look into the issues raised by her and act to protect and conserve the natural springs. "Despite the directions dated November 7, 2017 passed by this tribunal, the petitioner has learnt that respondents and more specifically the Uttarakhand government has done nothing to protect and conserve the .
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NGT Directs Uttarakhand to File Action Plan to Treat Eye Infection in Himalayan Blue Sheep 2.3.2018 The Wire

The bench said the state government has failed to take proper action to prevent and control the disease which is causing death of the animals.

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NGT wants action plan over virus in Uttarakhand national park 1.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday asked the Uttarakhand government to formulate an action plan to tackle an unidentified virus infecting wildlife in Gangotri National Park.
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File action plan to treat eye infection in Himalayan blue sheep: NGT 1.3.2018 General News
The National Green Tribunal today directed the Uttarakhand government to submit an action plan to address the issue of eye infection among he endangered Himalayan blue sheep, locally known as 'bharal'. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim said the state government has failed to take proper action to prevent and control the disease which is causing death of the animals. The green panel directed the state government and the state bio-diversity board to jointly file an action plan within a week to address the issue and warned that in case of failure, they would be liable to pay cost of Rs 1 lakh which shall be recovered from the salary of the concerned officer. The bench also impleaded the Wildlife Institute of India as a party in the case. Earlier, the Uttarakhand's forest department had filed an affidavit stating that blue sheep have been spotted with "symptoms of eye infection" and were having difficulty in movement in the Gangotri National Park. The endangered species live on ...
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22 plants, 16 animals listed as threatened in HP 20.2.2018 General News
The Himachal Pradesh State Biodiversity Board has identified and listed 22 plant and 16 animals species as "threatened", an official said today. Separate committees of experts were notified by the board in December 2016 to identify theplants and animal species facing extinction, the board's member secretary, Kunal Satyarthi, said. "On thebasis of their report,a list of 38 species was prepared for issuing necessary notification by the Centre," he said. Some plant species from the state that are "threatened" include Mohra, Atis, Salam Panja, Ner Dhoop and Ratanjot, the official said, adding that the animal species include the Himalayan Musk Deer, Red Headed Vultures, Golden Mahseer and Snow Leopard. Satyarthi, who was participating in aworkshop on the national biodiversity action plan and targets here today, revealed that after notification of these species as "threatened plant and animal species, the trade of some species could be prohibited, provided there are proper regulations". He
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A plan to save the Great Indian Bustard 12.2.2018 Hindu: Cities
The Forest Department is framing an action plan to save Great Indian Bustard in Karnataka where its numbers are fast decreasing, said Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Punati Sridhar ...
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Citizens for waterfowl: on the urgent need to save wetlands across India 10.2.2018 Hindu: Energy & Environment
The recent Asian Waterbird Census would not have been possible without the intrepid citizen scientist
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Karnataka to focus on conserving Great Indian Bustard 9.2.2018 BusinessLine - National

 

The Karnataka Forest Department is preparing an action plan to conserve the bird species of Great Indian Bustard, according to an official.

Inaugurating the fourth Bird Festival of Ka

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Himalayan blue sheeps spotted with eye infection: U'khand 9.2.2018 General News
Himalayan blue sheeps, also known as bharals, have been spotted with "symptoms of eye infection" and difficulty in movement in the Gangotri National Park, the Uttarakhand government today told the National Green Tribunal. The endangered species live on high-altitude mountains mainly in India, Nepal, Tibet, Pakistan, and Bhutan. Many Buddhist monasteries protect the bharals found around them. The animal is categorised as 'Least Concern' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The population faces two threats: poaching for meat and competition with livestock. Uttarakhand's forest department told the tribunal bench that its team had brought a baby bharal with symptoms of eye infection for medical examination, but the animal died during treatment. "The Gangotri National Park teams did survey in Nelong, Kedartal and Gaumukh valley to observe bharals in September, October and November last year. They could only observe two bharals with ...
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