User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Hotspots
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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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New research centre on birds inaugurated 4.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
New research centre on birds inaugurated
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Rs 2,000-cr cancer treatment project announced 17.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Rs 2,000-cr cancer treatment project announced
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In the Western Ghats, wind farming is making lizards change colour, says new study 9.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Wind turbines in the biodiversity hotspot are creating a ‘predation-free environment’.
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Special Report: Ocean Shock - About this project 30.10.2018 Reuters: World News
This project began with a little moment: Reporter Maurice "Mo" Tamman, who lives on a sailboat in New York Harbor, noticed fish in nearby waters that were normally found farther south. He started digging into the data, and he discovered that marine creatures are fleeing warming seas, in an epic underwater refugee ...
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Maharashtra Coast to be developed as tourism hotspot: Prabhu 29.10.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday wrote to the Union Tourism Ministry and the Maharashtra government to develop the Maharashtra Coast as a tourist stop. In a letter to Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons and Maharashta Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Mr Prabhu said his ministry has received a proposal from the Services […]
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Maharashtra Coast to be Developed as Tourism hotspot: Suresh Prabhu 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, has writtento Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism, K.J. Alphons, and Chief Minister of Maharashtra,DevendraFadnavis, for developing Maharashtra coast as atourist hotspot.
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Manipur Conclave of National SC-ST Hub held in Imphal 22.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Manipur Conclave of National SC-ST Hub held in Imphal
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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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63rd Wildlife Week concludes ; Najma calls for ban on hunting 9.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
63rd Wildlife Week concludes ; Najma calls for ban on hunting
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63th Wild Life Week Celebration concludes 9.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
63th Wild Life Week Celebration concludes
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Call for streamlining of aromatic, medicinal plants cultivation sector 4.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Call for streamlining of aromatic, medicinal plants cultivation sector
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180 butterfly species recorded in Arunachal 3.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
180 butterfly species recorded in Arunachal
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Wildlife, nature lovers seek protection of jumbo corridors 31.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Wildlife, nature lovers seek protection of jumbo corridors
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Dr Najma inaugurates Facility for Mass Production of Orchids 17.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Dr Najma inaugurates Facility for Mass Production of Orchids
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Animal Planet sharpens focus on conservation with a brand-new philosophy 'Humans Like Us' 10.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 10 (NewsVoir): Animal Planet, India's number 1 wildlife channel that immerses viewers in entire spectrum of life in the animal kingdom with high quality content, has adopted a new
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SEE PIC: Rare teeth from ancient mega-shark found on an Australia beach 9.8.2018 DNA: India
A rare set of teeth from a giant prehistoric mega-shark twice the size of the great white have been found on an Australian beach by a keen-eyed amateur enthusiast, scientists said. Philip Mullaly was strolling along an area known as a fossil hotspot at Jan Juc, on the country's famous Great Ocean Road some 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Melbourne, when he made the find. "I was walking along the beach looking for fossils, turned and saw this shining glint in a boulder and saw a quarter of the tooth exposed," he said. "I was immediately excited, it was just perfect and I knew it was an important find that needed to be shared with people." He told Museums Victoria, and Erich Fitzgerald, senior curator of vertebrate palaeontology, confirmed the seven centimetre-long (2.7 inch) teeth were from an extinct species of predator known as the great jagged narrow-toothed shark (Carcharocles angustidens). The shark, which stalked Australia's oceans around 25 million years ago, feasting on small whales and penguins, ...
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Teeth Of Prehistoric Mega-Shark Found On Australia Beach 9.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A rare set of teeth from a giant prehistoric mega-shark twice the size of the great white, have been found on an Australian beach by a keen-eyed amateur enthusiast, scientists said on Thursday.
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Vardhan dubs NE as a treasure trove of unique bio resources 28.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILONG, July 28: Union Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Forests, Environment and Climate Change Dr. Harsh Vardhan has dubbed the North East region of India as a genetic treasure house of plants, animals and microbial resources while pointing out that it is amongst the top mega-biodiversity hotspots of the world.
Inaugurating the Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) Meghalaya at Upper Shillong on Saturday, Dr. Vardhan informed that the IBSD was set up to identify the rich biodiversity and unique bioresources of the state that can boost the bio-economy and generate jobs for the unemployed youth through bio - entrepreneurship.

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Khangchendzonga is the 11th Biosphere Reserve to be added to UNESCO’s World Network 26.7.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Khangchendzonga is the 11th Biosphere Reserve to be added to UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves New Delhi, 25 July 2018 (UNDO) :  Today, the 30th Session of the Man and Biosphere International Coordinating Council currently taking place in Palembang, South Sumatra Province, Indonesia, has added the Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve to UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves. Commending […]
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