User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
Last updated: Jan 17 2019 22:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Supermodel Bundchen responds to Brazil's farm minister in Amazon spat 17.1.2019 Reuters: Hollywood News
A high-profile dispute between supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Brazil's agriculture minister over deforestation escalated this week, coming as activists worry about new President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policies.
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More Than Half The World's Coffee Varieties Face "Extinction Risk" 17.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Three in five species of wild coffee are at risk of extinction as a deadly mix of climate change, disease and deforestation puts the future of the world's favourite beverage in jeopardy, new research...
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To meet climate change targets, India must enable Adivasis to conserve its natural forests 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Preserving natural forests is a far more effective method of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than growing plantations.
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A ground-level analysis of forest loss in Eastern Ghats sheds new light on the role of buffer zones 12.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The researchers suggest that existing roads in the buffer forests should not be widened.
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An illustration project retraces how the 1962 China war and peace shaped an Arunachal Pradesh forest 11.1.2019 Scroll.in
A team has traced the emotional and personal links of two of India’s indigenous tribes to what is now a protected area through their memories.
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Rampant growth of polluting brick kilns has made Jharkhand’s quaint McCluskieganj town a death trap 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rising pollution, depleting ground water levels has made parts of the town almost unlivable for some residents.
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Diphu bodies demand CBI probe into KAAC anomalies 26.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Diphu bodies demand CBI probe into KAAC anomalies
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Awareness on conservation of forest held at FEEDS, Hengbung 20.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness on conservation of forest held at FEEDS, Hengbung
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Encroachment, deforestation adding to man-elephant conflict 17.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Encroachment, deforestation adding to man-elephant conflict
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Udalguri epicentre of fatal man-elephant conflicts 16.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Udalguri epicentre of fatal man-elephant conflicts
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Brazil Keeps An Eye On Amazon Deforestation Through Satellites 14.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The vast Amazon forest may be hard to penetrate, posing a problem for authorities trying to stop illegal logging -- but there are still eyes in the sky keeping track of the destruction.
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Deforestation in Brazil's Cerrado savanna falls to record low 11.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Deforestation in Brazil's tropical Cerrado savanna, which makes up a quarter of the country, fell 11 percent to a record low in 2018 compared with a year earlier, the Ministry of Environment said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Nagaon Forest Division to radio-collar jumbos 11.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Nagaon Forest Division to radio-collar jumbos
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APPSC Begins Online Application For Forest Range Officer Vacancy 10.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) has begun the application process for recruitment of Forest Range Officers in Andhra Pradesh Forest Services.
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Lack of govt focus adds to man-elephant conflict in State 9.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Lack of govt focus adds to man-elephant conflict in State
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Five orchids on the verge of extinction 8.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Five orchids on the verge of extinction
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Assam mulls Karnataka model of capturing elephants 28.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam mulls Karnataka model of capturing elephants
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Climate change challenge 28.11.2018 Financial Chronicle
Kuala Lumpur Next time you wash your hair with shampoo or dip a biscuit in the tea, you might be contributing to another Kerala floods like disaster. Chances are that your shampoo or biscuit may be containing palm oil which is used extensively in almost all the household products from cooking oils to cosmetics but comes at a great environment cost. Realising the dangers it poses to global climate change, the European and American shops sell only those products that use palm oil produced by using green practices. But India, the largest consumer of palm oil in the world, largely remains oblivious to the climate change impact. It is only now, the Indian companies are now coming under intense pressure to switch to green palm oil to reduce environment impact of palm crop cultivation which is eating up rainforests  causing widespread global climate change concerns. Despite consuming the most, the awareness about palm oil's detrimental effect on environment is missing completely in India. Palm oil has ...
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Analysis: Buy green palm oil or forests will suffer, industry warns 26.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New rules to stop deforestation caused by palm oil production can only succeed if brands and consumers buy larger amounts of oil certified as green and ethical, industry officials and environmental activists ...
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Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon reaches decade high 24.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The destruction of Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached its highest level in a decade this year, government data released on Friday showed, driven by illegal logging and the encroachment of agriculture on the jungle.
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