User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
Last updated: Jun 26 2017 01:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Involve locals in wildlifeconservation: MP officials 26.6.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Compensation for livestock loss and consent for locals’ relocation suggested
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Haryana: Government approves to cut trees in ecological sensitive Aravalli 25.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Haryana government has granted the permission to cut over 4,000 trees/shrubs in Aravalli without confirming if the area is a deemed forest.
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Drones that can plant 1 bn trees every year 25.6.2017 Hindu: International
They follow pre-set algorithm pattern
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Drones that can plant one billion trees every year developed 25.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Deforestation and forest degradation make up 17 per cent of the world's carbon emissions - more than the entire world's transportation sector, according to the United Nations.
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Film personalities join tree plantation drive 23.6.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Film personalities join tree plantation drive
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The woodcutter, the books, and freedom of speech 21.6.2017 HBL: Home
A modern-day Aesop’s fable?Well, it’s allegorical for sure, but based entirely on facts.Cut to the chase, will ya?Talking of cuts, this could be the unkindest of them all, fear many.Many?Greenpeace, ...
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Man-made factors mostly behind frequent flash floods: Report 19.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Man-made factors mostly behind frequent flash floods: Report
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos asks for philanthropic ideas, gets plenty 16.6.2017 News
His appeal came one day ahead of Amazon's announcement it would buy US grocer Whole Foods Market
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Ghana NGO launches project to restore vegetative cover 13.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Accra, June 13 (IANS/MAP) An environmental NGO has launched a tree planting project to assist in restoring the vegetative cover of mined areas in Ghana.
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'Repeated flash floods a gift of deforestation' 11.6.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
'Repeated flash floods a gift of deforestation'
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Beware the ticks of Kyasanur 6.6.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
Kyasanur forest disease, a viral infection that can be fatal, has spread beyond the forests of Shivamogga in Karnataka, where it was first discovered 60 years ago, to Kerala, Goa and Maharashtra in the past few years, and its further spread along the Western Ghats is a real possibility as encroachment of forests increases. By VIKHAR AHMED SAYEED in Thirthahalli (Shivamogga), Valpoi (North Goa) and Banda (Sindhudurg)
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World Environment Day observed in NE 6.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
World Environment Day observed in NE
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‘Deforestation, pollution impacting climate’ 5.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
T. Venkatesh Naik, Principal District and Sessions Judge, said on Monday that deforestation and environmental pollution was impacting climate. He was speaking after inaugurating the World Environment ...
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CM calls for tree plantation on World Environment Day 4.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
CM calls for tree plantation on World Environment Day
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Deforestation: Think beyond ideas of integration or segregation 3.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The pace and quality of this transition is mixed
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Why a well drying up has Bengaluru-Mysuru worried 30.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Southeast Asia is in the grip of a biodiversity crisis 29.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Rich in wildlife, Southeast Asia includes at least six of the world's 25 'biodiversity hotspots' — the areas of the world that contain an exceptional concentration of species, and are exceptionally endangered. The region contains 20% of the planet's vertebrate and plant species and the world's third-largest tropical forest. Additionally, the region has an extraordinary rate of species discovery, with more than 2,216 new species described between 1997 and 2014 alone. Habitat loss However, Southeast Asia's biodiversity is under serious threat; some parts of the region are projected to lose up to 98% of their remaining forests in the next nine years. It's also thought to be the world's most threatened region for mammals. It's perhaps no surprise, then, that Southeast Asia has some of the highest rates of deforestation on the planet, having lost 14.5% of forests in the last 15 years. Some areas, such as Philippines, have lost up to 89% of their original forest cover. This loss is rendered especially ...
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An artist's tribute to his inspiration - nature 28.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a world dominated by urban sprawl with high-rises and rampant deforestation, birds and animals are suffering a loss of habitat which, in turn, adds up to a loss of inheritance. An exhibition here compels us to think about the present day human habits.
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Deforestation causing increase in malaria cases: study 23.5.2017 DNA: Health
Human-induced deforestation may be causing an increase in malaria cases, according to a new study of 67 less-developed, malaria-endemic countries.
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BBMP chief cancels leave of officers 22.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Following the havoc caused by pre-monsoon showers on Saturday, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad on Monday cancelled leaves of officers from joint commissioners to assistant engineers at the ward level. Prasad, along with Mayor G Padmavathi and her deputy M Anand, held an emergency meeting on Monday with senior officials on rain preparedness. The commissioner directed the officials to set right the communication network and act rapidly in the event of any exigencies. The officials were directed to identify all low-lying areas prone to water-logging and rectify the problems. Prasad directed officials to assign such locations to each engineer and make sure that they take responsibility for preventing flooding. In all, 72 control rooms, including those at head offices and eight zonal offices, will be established in the next three days. The forest cell of the BBMP will have 21 response teams, each having a vehicle, men and machines. These teams will act quickly and ...
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