User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
Last updated: Jul 10 2020 09:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Kamjong Division Forest set to plant 85,000 saplings this year 10.7.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Kamjong Division Forest set to plant 85,000 saplings this year
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CM’s directive on Dehing Patkai 7.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
CM’s directive on Dehing Patkai
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Van Mahotsav at Chandel 5.7.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Van Mahotsav at Chandel
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Koalas May Be Extinct In Australia's New South Wales By 2050 30.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Koalas in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) could become extinct by 2050 unless the government immediately intervenes to protect them and their habitat, a parliamentary inquiry determined...
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Assam’s prime elephant habitat pushed to the brink 29.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Assam’s prime elephant habitat pushed to the brink
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Illegal activities galore in Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary 28.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Illegal activities galore in Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary
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WWF for global action to prevent future zoonotic disease outbreak 21.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
WWF for global action to prevent future zoonotic disease outbreak
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Environmentalists rendering yeoman service in Sonitpur dist 18.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Environmentalists rendering yeoman service in Sonitpur dist
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Arsenal's Bellerin pledges 3,000 trees for every win 17.6.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin hs said he will ensure 3,000 trees are planted for every victory by his team over the rest of the season to highlight the need to tackle climate change.
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Palm giant Sime Darby publishes high-yielding oil palm genome research 11.6.2020 Reuters: Money News
The world's largest producer of sustainable palm oil Sime Darby on Thursday made its million-dollar research into creating higher-yielding oil palm trees publicly available, in a move it said could help the industry slow ...
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'COVID-19 is a man made pandemic' 6.6.2020 Rediff: News
'Wild animals lived in their natural environment.' 'So, viruses could not be communicated.' 'Then came mass production and mass quartering of animals -- whether it be poultry, pigs and cattle -- which gave rise to bird flu, SARS and the mad cow disease.' 'Vast amounts of animal produce are also being flown from one part of the world to another, which has helped to spread the virus.' 'All these changes have led to a new and deadly mutation of the virus that has immobliised human beings.'
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Coronavirus: With South Asia in lockdown, poachers are brazenly killing endangered animals and birds 5.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
India, Pakistan and Nepal reported a rise in reports of illegal wildlife trade.
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Brazil police arrest dozens in illegal Amazon rainforest logging ring 3.6.2020 Reuters: World News
Police stormed a dozen sawmills in Brazil's Amazon rainforest in a dawn raid on Tuesday, arresting about 30 people accused of involvement in an illegal logging ring.
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Help us protect the headwaters of the Amazon from oil companies, elders say 22.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Indigenous leaders are calling for help to stop oil companies drilling in the headwaters of the Amazon river in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, warning that encroaching on their homelands would destroy a bulwark against climate change.
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British supermarkets threaten Brazil boycott over proposed forest law 20.5.2020 Reuters: World News
British supermarkets have warned Brazil they might have to boycott its products if lawmakers there pass a contentious bill that could enable faster destruction of the Amazon rainforest.
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U.S. denies full protection for Pacific fisher, relative of the weasel 15.5.2020 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration on Thursday denied Endangered Species Act protection to a weasel-like woodland mammal called the Pacific fisher across most of its West Coast range, except for a dwindling population in California's southern Sierras.
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Brazil launches military operations to protect Amazon rainforest 12.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Brazil deployed thousands of soldiers to protect the Amazon rainforest on Monday, taking precautions to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus, as the government mounts an early response to surging deforestation ahead of the high season for forest ...
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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon surges, Bolsonaro readies troops 9.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose sharply in April, government data showed on Friday, as the coronavirus outbreak keeps many environmental enforcers out of the field and the country prepares to deploy troops to fight illegal logging.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro readies troops to fight Amazon rainforest destruction 8.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday authorized deployment of armed forces into the Amazon region to fight fires and deforestation, three months earlier than in 2019, after a jump in destruction in the world's largest rainforest.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro authorizes military to fight Amazon destruction 7.5.2020 Reuters: World News
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has authorized deployment of the armed forces in the Amazon rainforest region to fight deforestation and fires, according to a decree published in the government gazette on Thursday.
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