User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity
Last updated: Apr 24 2017 02:04 IST RSS 2.0
 
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NLCIL launches biodiversity conservation 24.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
The PSU is promoting integrated fish farming in a big way
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Flamingos bring Mumbai together 23.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Experts, photographers, citizens, throng to the see the bird
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Flamingos bring city together 23.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Experts, photographers, citizens, throng to the see the bird
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Earth Day-2017: Nature's warning - mend ways now or be doomed 22.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Even as the world celebrated the 48th Earth Day on Saturday, over a hundred farmers from drought-hit Tamil Nadu were seen protesting in the national capital along with the skulls of their kin, who chose to kill themselves as deficit rains for the fourth year in a row spelt doom for them.
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Kerala’s high ranges sit on a powder keg 22.4.2017 Hindu: News
Far from the compulsions of politics, an environmental disaster has been relentlessly unfolding in the highlands of Kerala, with catastrophic consequences for the whole state.
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‘Depletion of biodiversity biggest ecological problem’ 22.4.2017 TOI: Patna
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A Zen extension of Nihon Koku 21.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Japanese Garden promises an evergreen serenity in a chaotic city
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Antarctica's biodiversity 'falling between the cracks' 20.4.2017 New Kerala: Technology
Antarctica's biodiversity 'falling between the cracks'
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Antarctica's biodiversity 'falling between the cracks' 20.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world has been debunked.
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You have no responsibility: NGT slams Sri Sri for destroying Yamuna plains 20.4.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Do you think you have the liberty to say whatever you want?: NGT to Art of Living's Sri Sri
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LG asks DDA to involve RWAs in park maintenance 20.4.2017 DNA: Money
Reviewing the working of biodiversity and DDA parks in the capital, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday directed officials to have more open gyms and involve RWAs in the maintenance of parks. At the sixth theme-based meeting attended by senior DDA officials at Raj Niwas, the LG said that biodiversity parks are a vital component of urban infrastructure while instructing officers to see that the vanishing flora and fauna could be preserved. He told officers that biodiversity parks should be kept well, as these are reserves for nature and act as a green shield against climate change and air pollution. "These parks are vital for urban infrastructure and need to be sustained through a management system," the LG said. He also emphasised that the local community, including RWAs, should be involved in the maintenance of DDA parks. "The DDA administration must explore a management structure to associate with the local residents in the work. Ownership of the place is important for the upkeep of public ...
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Take part in neighbourhood tree survey, save greenery 19.4.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Here is another chance to save trees in your neighbourhood. The fourth edition of the Neighbourhood Trees Campaign allows people to count the number of trees in their area and keep track of their growth. The campaign will be held between April 22 and 30 as part of World Earth Day on April 22. The event is organised by India Biodiversity Portal (IBP). Several groups, including Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (Atree), Asian Biodiversity Conservation Trust, Bombay Natural History Society, French Institute of Pondicherry, India Foundation for Butterflies and National Centre for Biological Sciences will take part in the campaign. R Prabhakar, IBP member, said the idea of the exercise is to involve citizens and communities in counting the trees, preparing a detailed data pool and protecting them. Explaining how it works, Prabhakar said by registering on the portal, anyone can become a member. After registering, one has to upload data online in a prescribed format which includes ...
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Delhi Lt Governor suggests creation of 'green circuit' to connect city parks 19.4.2017 Zee News : States
Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday suggested creating a 'green circuit' in the city by providing seamless connectivity from one park or public garden to another by using eco-friendly vehicles.
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Capture trees near you and help find their roots | Bengaluru News - Times of India 19.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Capture trees near you and help find their roots | Bengaluru News - Times of India
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30% of world's natural heritage sites threatened by wildlife trafficking 18.4.2017 New Kerala: India News
30% of world's natural heritage sites threatened by wildlife trafficking
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Chinese envoy visits Pobitora sanctuary 18.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Chinese envoy visits Pobitora sanctuary
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The heat matters 17.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The mercury is soaring across the country with several states facing heat-wave conditions. In its recent Seasonal Outlook Update, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of a warmer than normal temperatures in all meteorological sub-divisions of the country except sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim. According to the IMD's forecast, in the months of April, May and June, the average and minimum temperatures in the Delhi-Haryana region could be at least 1.5° Celsius above normal. For the north-west and central India, the mercury is likely to hover over a degree Celsius above normal. The IMD has also alerted about a 47% probability of maximum temperature to be above normal in the core heat wave (HW) zone during April to June season. This HW zone covers states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Orissa and Telangana, and meteorological sub-divisions of Marathwada, Vidarbha, ...
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Chinese ambassador visits Assam's famed Pobitora wildlife sanctuary 17.4.2017 Zee News : States
Luo Zhaohui is leading a six-member high level official team and appreciated the bio-diversity of the 38.8 sq km sanctuary in central Assam.
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Photograph a tree in your neighbourhood, be part of campaign 17.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
Come April 22. On the occasion of Earth Day, TreesIndia, a group on the India Biodiversity Portal (IBP), is holding a week-long citizen science event in which participants can photograph, map and document trees in their neighbourhood. The Neighbourhood Trees Campaign, started in the year 2014, is a nationwide collaborative effort to map the tree species of India.
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Nepal President arrives on India visit 17.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Nepal President arrives on India visit
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