User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
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Balance between development, nature needed to protect environment: Prakash Baba Amte 15.12.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Ramon Magsaysay awardee and social worker Prakash Baba Amte on Friday termed deforestation as the biggest threat for environment and wildlife in the country and called for a balance between developmental work and nature.
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Wood smuggler mafia active in Morena Forest 9.12.2017 Central Chronicle » Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior: The forest of Pahadgarh in Morena is being overthrown. These days Ishvara Mahadev, Amajhir,... more »
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Afforestation the key to clearing Delhi's smog (Comment: Special to IANS) 9.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Deep forests surrounding the city complemented by emission control measures provide the complete answer to Delhi's air pollution.
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CPI leader moves NGTagainst encroachers 7.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Aim is to protect Munnar and Kurinjimala sanctuary
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She came, she saw, she saved 1.12.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
Meet Jharkhand’s ‘Lady Tarzan’, whose army of 10,000 women is protecting forests from the illegal logger
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Poaching threatens Europe's last pristine forests: UN Environment 23.11.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The forests spread over the Danube-Carpathian region, located in Central and Eastern Europe, are facing illegal logging and wildlife trade that threaten the region's biodiversity and people's livelihoods despite European and international environmental legislation.
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Poaching threatens Europe's last pristine forests: UN Environment 23.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Carpathian forests, home to the largest remaining populations of brown bears, wolves and lynx across 15 countries in central and eastern Europe, are frequently exposed to poaching, the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) has warned.
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Natural springs at a low ebb in Wayanad 21.11.2017 Hindu: National
70% of natural springs in the district have vanished in four decades owing to anthropogenic interventions
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‘Save mangrove forests from destruction’ 20.11.2017 Hindu: National
Their depletion is killing marine species, posing threat to villages, says Vigilance Dept.
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Lost recipes 18.11.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
UPPER REACHES OF UTTARAKHAND Garhwal, the hilly region of Uttarakhand, is said to be quite proactive in preserving continuing use of organic and traditional seeds and grains in India. And the people take pride in their home-grown produce. So it's common to come across people, including in towns such as Dehradun, who like to tend to their kitchen gardens or grow greens on their window sills. "The shift in their food choices therefore is not huge. Even so, there are a few food items that are fading out," says Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, who began archiving Garhwali recipes nearly two decades ago. "Packaged snacks such Maggi noodles and Kurkure are aspirational foods. They are marketed so well that even people in areas affected by malnutrition prefer to spend on these than on nutrition-rich food." With Punjabis having settled in tourist hotspots such as Mussoorie, the community's food too has wielded an influence in the region. The traditional mandua ki roti or the earthy millet porridge called paleu have ...
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New actions to cut forest use emissions set in place 12.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With forests equal to the size of New Zealand having disappeared last year, new action from countries and corporations to cut emissions from forest use and establish sustainable forestry management featured at the ongoing UN Climate Change negotiations here on Sunday.
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Prospect of sustainable development in Jiribam and Pherzawl districts 8.11.2017 Kangla Online
Prospect of sustainable development in Jiribam and Pherzawl districts
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Women power: How a forest was saved from timber mafia (IANS Special Series) 5.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Armed with just water bottles and sticks, a group of poor tribal women in Muturkham village of Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand trekked miles to the sal forest that surrounded their habitat. Their mission: To save the forest from being plundered and denuded by the "forest mafia".
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Experts predict death of 6 rivers 28.10.2017 Hindu: News
Sand-mining, degradation of tributaries, illegal fishing major threats
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Can Dandelions Bounce Back? 25.10.2017 HBL: Home
In the 1930s, Russia experimented with making rubber from dandelion roots but abandoned the project after the war. Now, environmental and economic factors are reviving interest in this alternative raw material.
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Yoko: a former colonial town that encapsulates the ambitions of Cameroon’s REDD+ 25.10.2017 HBL: Home
Lying in a buffer zone between the lush southern regions and the northern Sahelian regions of Cameroon, Yoko municipality is launching a project for the protection of its forest, estimated at 135,000 hectares in size. Without cutting down its trees, the town will bring in a stable revenue thanks to the carbon market at international level.
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GEAC changes stance on GM mustard, says decision is pending further review (Comment: Special to IANS) 24.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) appears to have changed its stance on the commercial cultivation of DMH-11, the genetically-modified (GM) mustard hybrid developed by a team of Delhi University scientists led by geneticist Deepak Pental.
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Forest fires contributed to record global tree cover loss 24.10.2017 BusinessLine - News
Portugal is set to break the record for destroyed forests in 2017, with recent disasters killing dozens of people
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14 images from this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest 24.10.2017 Rediff: News
Here are some of the best images of winners and finalists.
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‘Bird mystery’ attracts tourists to Doiheng 16.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
‘Bird mystery’ attracts tourists to Doiheng
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