User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
Last updated: Mar 27 2020 21:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Exclusive: Brazil scales back environmental enforcement amid coronavirus 27.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Brazil will cut back on efforts to fight environmental crimes during the coronavirus outbreak, an official at environmental agency Ibama told Reuters, despite concerns that reduced protection could lead to a spike in deforestation.
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Senapati police seize timbers worth more than Rs 2 crore 21.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Senapati police seize timbers worth more than Rs 2 crore
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How rapid deforestation and urbanisation in Asia is aiding the spread of infectious diseases 17.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
About 60% of infectious diseases in humans come from animals.
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Factors for frequent infernos in Ukhrul studied 6.3.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Factors for frequent infernos in Ukhrul studied
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Safari at Kabini backwaters is just a click away 4.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Forest Department launches online booking facility on Nagarahole Tiger Reserve website
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Colombia puts out forest fire near top tourist attraction Cano Cristales 24.2.2020 Reuters: World News
Colombian troops on Sunday put out a forest fire close to Cano Cristales, one of the Andean country's most important tourist sites, where FARC dissidents sought to destroy thousands of hectares of territory to grow coca, the defense minister said.
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Payeng for bamboo plantation to check river bank erosion 17.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Payeng for bamboo plantation to check river bank erosion
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Amazon Catholics pledge to press on after Pope says no to married priests 13.2.2020 Reuters: World News
Catholic communities across the Amazon said they would keep pushing for married men to be allowed to celebrate Mass in the remote rainforest region, after a papal decision on Wednesday blocked their path to the priesthood.
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'Joker' star Phoenix takes aim at climate apathy with film about dying Earth 6.2.2020 Reuters: Hollywood News
Oscar favourite Joaquin Phoenix stars as a medic battling to save a dying planet Earth in a film launched on Thursday, the first in a series of short Hollywood productions aimed at spurring action on climate change.
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One dead in illegal deforestation raid in northern Brazil 2.2.2020 Reuters: World News
A man has died during a raid to fight illegal deforestation in the northern Brazilian state of Roraima, the country's environment agency Ibama said.
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Campaign against forest fires from today 2.2.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Campaign against forest fires from today
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In West Bengal, restoration of a forest gave a village a new lease of life 1.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Conservation efforts have revived groundwater levels and biodiversity in the region.
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Deforestation defaces Shirui mountain 1.2.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Deforestation defaces Shirui mountain
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Rain Situation 30.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The monsoon arrived in Madhya Pradesh 14 days late from its scheduled date of June 10 on July 24 from North West Malwa and Nimar region of the State. Now it has covered the entire state. Now the rains have become unusual and erratic in its traditional ways. Now it rain heavily for short time just causing sudden water logging and flood condition and it flow out. Now there is no drizzling and light showers that continued for days in the past. It is also because we have reduced our forest cover beyond limits. The sudden few minutes rain do not make underground water it is flow out quickly. The long duration of many days the drizzling and light showers are the main source of underground water. The few minutes heavy rain can fulfill the record of weather office in centimeters and it do not fulfill the requirement of soil.Presently 7 districts have received rains 20 per cent more than normal there are normal rains in 22 districts. Chhindwara received the maximum rain of 306.2 millimeter and lowest is Katni ...
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In India, almost 30% of land classified as ‘forest area’ has no green cover 27.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
What are the implications of tagging such land ‘recorded forest area without forest cover’?
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Rescuer opens home to baby flying foxes orphaned by Australian bushfires 26.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Janine Davies lifts out a three-week-old baby flying fox from its makeshift home of a towel draped over a rack in her bathroom and gently feeds it milk using a tiny bottle.
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Rain Situation 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Although there are frightening reports of devastating rains in the Northern and Southern states of India the situation Madhya Pradesh is quite different. So far it rained 576.9 millimeter but by average it should have been 655.7 mili meter. It is still short by 12 per cent.There are 18 big talabs and dams in the state and 17 out of this have yet not filled up. In all over the state the sky are overcast with monsoon clouds and it are raining slightly and intermittently. The weather office has said that within few days there would be heavy rains in the state and its expectedly that the state will record normal rains by the end of the season. Out of 51 district of the state in 14 districts the rains are below average the Bhopal, Sagar, Harda, Dhar, Betul, Alirajpur, Ashok Nagar, Chhattarpur, Sehore and Dindori. Heavy rains are predicted in Sehore, Raisen and Hoshangabad. The crops conditions in the State are satisfactory and bumper crops are expected.
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Why Modi government’s LPG scheme has failed to take off in Odisha’s forest-dependent villages 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Around 75% of the residents of one village have received an LPG connection. But only 5% refill it regularly.
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Rescuer opens home to baby flying-foxes orphaned by Australian bushfires 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Janine Davies lifts out a three-week-old baby flying-fox from its makeshift home of a towel draped over a rack in her bathroom and gently feeds it milk using a tiny bottle.
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Illegal loggers in Mexico suspected of role in activist's disappearance 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
A Mexican human rights organization on Monday urged authorities to investigate the disappearance of an environmental activist dedicated to protecting the famed monarch butterfly, suggesting the case may be linked to illegal logging in the area.
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