User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Hotspots
Last updated: Nov 21 2019 23:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Thackeray’s cat snake and a case of mistaken identity 21.11.2019 Scroll.in
Discovered in the Western Ghats, the ‘Boiga thackerayi sp. nov’ is the first known species of the Boiga snake that feeds on frog eggs.
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The Myristica swamps in the Western Ghats are an untouched biodiversity hotspot 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
A frog named after Freddy Mercury and a crab that guards seeds are just some of the inhabitants of the region.
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Call to preserve NE biodiversity in science fest 8.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Call to preserve NE biodiversity in science fest
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Mysuru has become the first Indian city to get a comprehensive bird atlas – all thanks to volunteers 31.10.2019 Scroll.in
Laboriously compiled over three years, the Mysore City Bird Atlas has mapped 192 species.
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"Biodiversity Hotspot": 6 New Lizard Species Discovered In Western Ghats 22.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Six new lizard species of ''Dravidogecko'' family have been identified in the Western Ghats by a group of scientists, who claim this to be a significant development as only one species of the genus...
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Shirui Lily Festival concludes with much fanfare 20.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Shirui Lily Festival concludes with much fanfare
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"Will Be Left With Concrete": Gurgaon Residents Push To Save Aravallis 15.9.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on India's commitment to combat land desertification by protecting forest cover and combating water scarcity. Speaking at the UN Climate action...
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Protecting Zeilad Wildlife Sanctuary through Creation of Community Conserved Areas (CCAs) 5.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Protecting Zeilad Wildlife Sanctuary through Creation of Community Conserved Areas (CCAs)
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Eco India: A 700-acre biodiversity hotspot is the best-kept secret of the Western Ghats 25.8.2019 Scroll.in
An eco-tourism initiative, where tourists can co-exist peacefully with nature, provides a platform for homegrown scientists to study its rich biodiversity.
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Seminar on bioresources conservation at USTM 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Seminar on bioresources conservation at USTM
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Tamilian Warrior: The butterfly that has been elevated to a state symbol 13.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Butterflies are great bio-indicators: their presence, patterns and migration assist in mapping the climatic health of a region.
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New tortoise species spotted in Arunachal 30.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
New tortoise species spotted in Arunachal
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With climate change, invasive ‘Congress grass’ could spread through 65% of India 29.6.2019 Scroll.in
Contact with parthenium can cause skin problems and allergies in people, while it is plant is toxic to livestock.
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3 days training on capacity building in biodiversity for BMC begins at Senapati 18.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
3 days training on capacity building in biodiversity for BMC begins at Senapati
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Scientists discover ‘rain-loving’ snake in Mizoram 13.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Scientists discover ‘rain-loving’ snake in Mizoram
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In Arunachal Pradesh, illegal opium cultivation is silently ruining lives and lands 9.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Authorities have failed to take sufficient action for two decades, but a recent police case against illicit cultivation brings hope for change.
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Basai is a perfect example of what is wrong with India’s urban planning 14.4.2019 Scroll.in
India’s urban planners and citizens seem wedded to the notion that land not used for a tangible purpose is ‘wasted space’.
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How a Karnataka town used SMS alerts to reduce human-elephant conflicts 14.3.2019 Scroll.in
Hassan has been a hotbed of human-elephant encounters for years and a challenge for forest authorities.
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"For Life And Lung": Gurugram Residents March To Save Aravalli Forests 24.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Nearly a hundred residents of Gurugram took out a protest march on Sunday to push for safeguarding the Aravalli range, a vital ecological zone and biodiversity hotspot that's home to nearly 400...
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In Mumbai, ‘bird races’ are highlighting city’s avian diversity, whether in wetlands or wastelands 20.2.2019 Scroll.in
Alongside skyscrapers, malls and industries, the city houses a variety of natural habitats, making it conducive for birds and biodiversity to thrive.
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