User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
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"Fire Warriors" In Amazon Stand In The Way Of Arsonists To Stop Blazes 9.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
No one could stop the fire. It had burned for 10 days already, across 25 miles, when the rancher made the desperate call to the only person he thought could still help.
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Blog: Aarey Kon Re? Aaditya Thackeray Explains 8.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Shiv Sena being the only party to not have changed its stance on the issue of supporting Aarey as a forest, I found it weird that it was targeted by a couple of political parties through troll...
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Grand finale of 64th Wildlife Week held 8.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Grand finale of 64th Wildlife Week held
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Pope Francis Blames Amazon Forest Fires On Destructive "Interests" 6.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Pope Francis opened a synod Sunday to champion the Amazon's poverty-stricken and isolated indigenous communities by condemning the destructive "interests" he blamed for the fires that devastated the...
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"In Cover Of The Night, Shame": Aaditya Thackeray On Aarey Tree-Cutting 5.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray on Saturday extended his support to activists opposing the cutting of trees at Mumbai's Aarey Colony area where Metro authorities are planning to build car shed for...
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Bolsonaro-backed highway targets heart of Brazil's Amazon 2.10.2019 Reuters: World News
Deforestation in Brazil is the story of highways.
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Rampant deforestation in the Western Ghats is causing recurring floods in Southern India 28.9.2019 Scroll.in
Besides better implementation of existing environmental laws, India needs new ones to conserve hills and mountains.
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Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni calls on Bolsonaro to step down 26.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Indigenous chief Raoni Metuktire, proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize, said on Wednesday his people would not leave the Amazon and called on Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro to step down, a day after the head of state accused him of being a pawn of foreign ...
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"Amazon Not Being Devastated Or Consumed By Fire": Brazil President 25.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday it was a lie that the Amazon was being devastated by fire and accused countries critical of him of having a "colonialist spirit."
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"Amazon Is Not Being Consumed By Fire, Media Is Lying": Jair Bolsonaro 24.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday it was a lie that the Amazon was being devastated by fire and accused countries critical of him of having a "colonialist spirit."
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400 tree saplings distributed in connection with Tarpan Utsav plantation movement 23.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
400 tree saplings distributed in connection with Tarpan Utsav plantation movement
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Brazilian climate strikers take aim at Bolsonaro for Amazon fires 21.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Thousands of Brazilians demanded action on climate change on Friday, taking aim in nationwide protests at President Jair Bolsonaro who they say is allowing fires to destroy the Amazon rainforest, worsening the environmental crisis.
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Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources in past decade: HRW report 17.9.2019 Reuters: Top News
A Human Rights Watch report on Tuesday found that more than 300 people have been killed over the past decade in conflicts over the use of land and resources in the Amazon, many by organized criminal networks profiting from illegal deforestation.
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Brazil's Amazon chief Raoni tapped for 2020 Nobel Peace Prize nomination 14.9.2019 Reuters: World News
A group of Brazilian anthropologists and environmentalists has put foward Chief Raoni Metuktire of the Kayapó tribe as a candidate for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for a lifetime of work protecting the Amazon rainforest.
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Cities must know more about desertification and be a part of the solution: Sunita Narain, CSE 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters
As the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held in New Delhi, we spoke to Sunita Narain, Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment, to know what our cities can do to mitigate the looming environmental crisis.
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Years after nun's murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon 12.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon rainforest and advocating for the rural poor.
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Brazil fires official after comments on illegal Amazon mining fight 11.9.2019 Reuters: World News
A regional head of Brazil's environmental authority was fired on Wednesday, a week after being named, after he made public comments saying he would no longer burn machinery, some of it seized from illegal miners, in an area heavily affected by forest ...
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Insight - 'Day of Fire': Blazes ignite suspicion in Amazon town 11.9.2019 Reuters: World News
A maverick journalist in this isolated Brazilian ranching town warned his readers last month that the surrounding Amazon was about to go up in flames.
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Brazil indigenous agency worker killed in remote Amazon town 9.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Indigenist Maxciel Pereira dos Santos was murdered execution-style before members of his family in the Amazon town of Tabatinga, according to INA, a union group representing workers at Brazil's indigenous protection agency FUNAI, on Sunday.
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As Bolivian forests burn, Evo's bet on Big Farming comes under fire 9.9.2019 Reuters: World News
In the tropical Bolivian city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, a wealthy farming hub on the edge on the Amazon rainforest, President Evo Morales gathered with ranchers late last month to celebrate a maiden shipment of beef to China.
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