User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity
Last updated: Jul 09 2020 15:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In one of India’s eight biodiversity hotspots, unchecked development has reduced forest cover by 26% 9.7.2020 Scroll.in
Uttara Kannada is home to more than 4,600 flowering plants, 508 birds and 120 mammals.
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In Central and Western India, rails, roads and power lines are cutting through forest tracts 7.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A recent study highlights how linear infrastructure is causing forest fragmentation.
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Stage set for wildlife rehab centre in Cachar 7.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Stage set for wildlife rehab centre in Cachar
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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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Tensions between India, China and Nepal could hinder climate research in the Himalayas 5.7.2020 Scroll.in
The region is already known as a ‘black hole for data’, with no long-term monitoring or international cooperation.
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A cartoonist is using satire to spotlight Assam’s biodiversity – and its destruction 4.7.2020 Scroll.in
Deborshee Gogoi says his work gives ‘voice to voiceless animals’.
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Why tree-plantation drives to fight climate risk may be counterproductive 3.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
According to a new study, single-tree plantations end up releasing more carbon than natural forests.
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Assam Science Society not happy with draft EIA notification 2.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Assam Science Society not happy with draft EIA notification
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‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’ 1.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’
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In Odisha’s Similipal park, recognition of community rights paved the way for sustainable growth 29.6.2020 Scroll.in
The 2015 move has enriched the sanctuary’s biodiversity and locals’ livelihoods.
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Assam: Oil India fined Rs 25 crore by National Green Tribunal for Baghjan gas well fire 26.6.2020 Scroll.in
The green court asked an expert committee to visit the oil well and assess the extent of loss. The committee will have submit its report within a month.
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Assam Fire: Oil India To Pay Interim Fine Of Rs 25 Crore To Green Court 25.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The National Green Tribunal has imposed an interim penalty of Rs 25 crore on PSU major Oil India over its failure to stop fire in Assam's Baghjan oil well resulting in damage to the environment.
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Tree plantation programme concludes 24.6.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Tree plantation programme concludes
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India’s heatwaves will intensify four-fold by 2100, says its first climate assessment report 23.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The report also warns of increased stress on the country’s natural resources.
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JCCWB carries out tree plantation drive 22.6.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
JCCWB carries out tree plantation drive
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New Lizard Species Discovered By Uddhav Thackeray's Son 20.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Tejas Thackeray, younger son of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, and his team have discovered a new lizard species from Sakleshwar in central-western ghats of neighbouring Karnataka.
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Divers cut, plant coral off UAE coast to build reef 18.6.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
Off the east coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) coral freshly removed from a reef is cut into pieces and replanted by a group of divers in the waters below.
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Inherent vice: Is racism hardwired into human DNA? 15.6.2020 Scroll.in
And how does modern civilisation encourage us to suppress these tribalistic impulses?
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While everyone was in lockdown, India cleared infrastructure projects in protected areas 15.6.2020 Scroll.in
Assam’s Dehing Patkai and Goa’s Bhagwan Mahavir and Mollem National Park are among the reserves under threat.
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Baghjan Inferno – A threat to Economy, Human health and Biodiversity 14.6.2020 Times of Assam
The massive inferno at Baghjan oil well in Assam’s Tinsukia, a major industrial disaster which is unfolding right now. Raging flames engulfing the Baghjan oil field, where a gas leak happening since the last two weeks has finally resulted in this. It, unfortunately, claimed the lives of two firefighters, one of them a former national ...
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