User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
Last updated: Nov 14 2018 14:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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France sets out plans to tackle deforestation 14.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The French government on Wednesday set out plans to tackle the problem of deforestation, saying it would look to curb imports of products such as palm oil, soy, and beef which it said contributed to the problem of forest areas disappearing.
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Language of sound: What the hoot of an owl or the croak of a frog can reveal – if only we listen 28.10.2018 Scroll.in
‘Sound could be the first indicator of changes in climate patterns, the presence of pollution or other alterations to a landscape.’
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Sustainability should be the core of our development philosophy: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“There is a great need to rethink and redefine development. We need a paradigm that combines development with sustainability”, the Vice President of India, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu said at the Presentation ceremony of ‘Earth Heroes Awards’ 2018, here today.
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Man-elephant conflict on the rise along Indo-Bhutan border 25.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Man-elephant conflict on the rise along Indo-Bhutan border
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Idols made of threads echo message of eco conservation 16.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Idols made of threads echo message of eco conservation
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Jadav Payeng urges Dhemaji villagers to embark on greening drive 13.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Jadav Payeng urges Dhemaji villagers to embark on greening drive
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Madagascar guides fret about the future as loggers destroy forests 12.10.2018 Reuters: World News
In Vohibola forest in the east of Madagascar, tourist guide Nabe worries about his future as slash-and-burn farming and decades of logging slowly destroy his livelihood.
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Exclusive - Brazil's leading candidate would cut environmental fines: advisor 10.10.2018 Reuters: World News
Brazilian farmers who break environmental laws in sensitive areas like the Amazon rainforest will face fewer fines for their infractions in a possible government of far-right front-running presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, his top agriculture advisor told Reuters on ...
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Indonesian activists abseil down palm refinery tanks in deforestation protest 25.9.2018 Reuters: World News
Environmentalists abseiled down storage tanks and unfurled banners at a palm oil refinery in Indonesia on Tuesday in protest at deforestation of the country's tropical forests.
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Indonesia activists abseil down refinery tanks to protest deforestation 25.9.2018 Reuters: World News
Environmentalists on Tuesday abseiled down storage tanks and unfurled banners at a palm-oil refinery in Indonesia to protest the deforestation of the country's tropical forests.
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Over 31,000 ha of forest land encroached in BTAD 22.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Over 31,000 ha of forest land encroached in BTAD
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REDD+secretariat opened at Rain Forest Research Institute 9.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
REDD+secretariat opened at Rain Forest Research Institute
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Stunning contenders for Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards 4.9.2018 Rediff: News
A red fox in a derelict schoolroom, a Bengal Tiger in the forests of Bhutan and walruses are just a few of animals featured in the photos shortlisted for this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
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Vanmahostav Drive 31.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Vanmahostav Drive
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Pygmy elephant deaths in Borneo prompt Malaysian probe 30.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Malaysia is investigating a surge in the number of deaths of pygmy elephants, an endangered species found in the tropical rainforests of Borneo, wildlife authorities said on Thursday.
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Environment Minister Releases India’s National Redd+ Strategy 30.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Reiterating India’s commitment to Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has emphasised that the cooperation and involvement of the tribals,  other forest dwelling people and  the society as a whole, is crucial for the implementation of the REDD+ strategy.
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Special Report: Appetite for destruction - Soy boom devours Brazil's tropical savanna 28.8.2018 Reuters: World News
When farmer Julimar Pansera purchased land in Brazil's interior seven years ago, it was blanketed in tiers of fruit trees, twisted shrubs and the occasional palm standing tall in a thicket of undergrowth.
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LIVE! Ban Sanatan Sanstha if needed: Union minister 28.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Kerala flood less intense than deluge of 1924: So why was damage as great? 26.8.2018 Zee News : States
Most of the 373 casualties in Kerala were caused by landslides in the northern districts of Malappuram and Wayanad, and the central district of Idukki.
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What caused the rain havoc in Kerala 15.8.2018 Rediff: News
'A lot of unauthorised encroachments have taken place in our forest area.'
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