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Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity
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An Ebola-like virus called Mengla has been found in China 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Although scientists have not yet sequenced the entire genome of the virus, there is convincing evidence that the Mengla virus can jump to humans.
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Three ways in which the Modi government is ruining the Ganga instead of cleaning it 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three projects will reduce water flows into the river, pollute it, denude its catchment areas and endanger its biodiversity.
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Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for people and planet's health 17.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
The researchers said unhealthy diets currently cause more death and disease worldwide than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined.
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Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health 17.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its people - including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake.
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To meet climate change targets, India must enable Adivasis to conserve its natural forests 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Preserving natural forests is a far more effective method of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than growing plantations.
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Modi’s clean Ganga plan hinges on private companies tackling sewage. Will it work? 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Four years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Rs 20,000-crore Namami Gange project, Scroll.in investigates how it is progressing.
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After Court Nod, First Woman To Trek To Kerala Peak; Home Of Celibate God 14.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Dhanya Sanal, 38, is the first woman to begin the trek to Agastyarkoodam peak, a biodiversity hotspot and the second highest peak of Kerala. Ms Sanal is a 2012 Indian Information Service Officer,...
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26 forester trainees complete 6-month course 10.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
26 forester trainees complete 6-month course
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185th death anniversary of Maharaja Gambhir Singh observed at Jiri and Tbl 10.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
185th death anniversary of Maharaja Gambhir Singh observed at Jiri and Tbl
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Successful turtle breeding in temple campus raises conservation hopes 9.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Successful turtle breeding in temple campus raises conservation hopes
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Harvesting Himalayan Viagra has improved the lot of Uttarakhand villagers (but it may not last long) 6.1.2019 Scroll.in
Cordyceps, a caterpillar fungus highly valued as an aphrodisiac, fetches around Rs 10 lakh per kg in the global black market.
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Agricultural Project with FAO 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The government has launched a Global Environment Facility (GEF) assisted project namely, “Green – Ag: Transforming Indian Agriculture for global environment benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes” in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) during September, 2018 in high-conservation-value landscapes of five States namely (i) Madhya Pradesh : Chambal Landscape, (ii) Mizoram: Dampa Landscape, (iii) Odisha: Similipal Landscape, (iv) Rajasthan: Desert National Park Landscape and v) Uttarakhand: Corbett-Rajaji Landscape.
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India submits Sixth National Report to the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) 29.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India today submitted its Sixth National Report (NR6) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) .The report was submitted online to the CBD Secretariat by the Union Environment Minister, Dr. HarshVardhan, during the inaugural session of the 13th National Meeting of the State Biodiversity Boards (SBBs) organized by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), New Delhi.
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In a first-of-its-kind order, Uttarakhand HC asks Ramdev's company to share profits with locals 29.12.2018 Zee News : States
The HC ordered the pharmacy to share Rs 2 crore out of its Rs 421-crore profit with the farmers of the raw product.
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Major setback for Ramdev 29.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The judgment could impact not only Ramdev's widespread ayurveda and herbal products business, but also that of many other pharmaceutical, ayurveda, herbal and cosmetic product manufacturers.
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Uttarakhand High Court Orders Ramdev Company To Share Profits With Locals 29.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a first-of-its-kind order, the Uttarakhand High Court has directed a company run by yoga guru Ramdev to share a percentage of its profits with local farmers and communities.
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Current Affairs wrap for the day: December 28th 2018 28.12.2018 Scroll.in
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Ramdev’s company wants exemption from sharing revenue with farmers, court rejects plea 28.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Divya Pharmacy had claimed that being ‘purely an Indian company’, it should get relief from sharing benefits with local communities.
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Why a shrinking Bannerghatta forest should worry Bengalureans 27.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Without urgent action against commercialisation of the fringe, Bannerghatta National Park could lose wildlife and biodiversity very soon.
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14 plant, animal species declared threatened in State 25.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
14 plant, animal species declared threatened in State
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