User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Hotspots
Last updated: Dec 09 2017 18:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Karam Shyam emphasises on alternative mode of transport for LPG and POLs 9.12.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Karam Shyam emphasises on alternative mode of transport for LPG and POLs
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Need For Alternative Mode of Transport of LPG & POL Into... 9.12.2017 Kangla Online
Need For Alternative Mode of Transport of LPG & POL Into...
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Flock tales from the coast 8.12.2017 Hindu: Youth
Birders identify rare species of migratory pelagic birds that have made a winter home on the hospitable shores of Arichal Munai and Dhanushkodi
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Arrest genetic erosion, says Swaminathan 29.11.2017 Hindu: News
Calls for strategy to conserve biodiversity of Wayanad
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Get a whiff of coffee at GES 29.11.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Coffee Board sets up stall to promote regional flavours
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Coimbatore wetlands: Where butterflies roam 27.11.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Wetlands in Coimbatore offer the perfect habitat to butterflies, says The Tamil Nadu Butterfly Society
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Curbs on visitors to Kuruva islands 22.11.2017 Hindu: National
Only 400 tourists to be allowed a day
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Carving out diverse cultures 20.11.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka is bestowed with a great amount of cultural, sociological and geographical diversity. Situated in the midst of Western Ghats, more than 70% of the district is covered with forests. As a result, it has a rich share of flora and fauna. Uttara Kannada is also known for its picturesque waterfalls, scenic spots, biodiversity hotspots, beautiful beaches, historical forts, pre-historic monuments and places of worship, within the thick cover of greenery. Similarly, there are some tribal communities who are either forest dwellers or agriculturists or residing at the seashore and river banks. The tribes of this region include Siddis, Kunabis, Halakki Vokkaligas and Gowlis. These tribes are known for their distinct cultural and social practices. The Siddis are said to be of African origin, and are a unique ethnic group with agriculture as their main occupation. They are hard-working and well built. Gowlis are essentially cattle herders and are admirers of Lord Krishna. Halakki ...
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Andaman’s new taste is sweet-and-sour 8.11.2017 Hindu: Other States
Edible wild banana species discovered, the second such on the island in two years
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Govt. goes on green drive, unveils draft forest policy 4.11.2017 Hindu: News
Looks to increase forest and tree cover to at least 30% by 2025, enhance participation of women in village forest committees
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Hotspots of rattan found in Western Ghats 4.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Unsustainable harvests are decimating rattan stands worldwide
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Odisha leans on nature tourism, to showcase hotspots on YouTube 2.11.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Banking on Nature tourism segment to drive inbound tourist arrivals, the Odisha government plans to release short duration video films on popular broadcast platform You Tube.The state forest department through a local agency has prepared footages depicting the scenic charm and rare, exotic wildlife at some of the sought after eco-tourism destinations like Simlipal, Chilika, Satkosia, Daringibadi and Chandaka."The short films that we have readied would depict the actual scenes at select tourist hotspots in the state. We plan to release the videos soon on You Tube which would enable the potential tourists to get a feel and instantly connect with the destinations. Usually, Odisha's culture and heritage has been promoted in its tourism packages but we are making efforts to project the state's untapped Nature tourism", said Suresh C Mohapatra, additional chief secretary (forest & environment), Odisha.The state government is already branding its eco-tourism sites on Facebook.Promotion ..
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Assam gets its first glossary on medicinal, aromatic plants 26.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Although India's northeastern region is often dubbed as one of the most important biodiversity hotspots in the subcontinent, yet hardly any records existed about the region's plant species till recently.
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Kerala battling an alien invasion 14.10.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Invasive species pose a threat to the State’s biodiversity, including extinction of native flora and fauna and changes in hydrology and ecosystem
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Three indoor ideas to make your Dubai summer trip memorable (Travelogue) 7.10.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
When it comes to picking a destination, weather is often a deciding factor for most tourists, and for Dubai -- a city that literally spells luxury -- the harsh summer months last a little longer than in other parts of the world. But does that mean you should delay your dream trip till the onset of winter?
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Climate change: State to formulate fresh response 30.9.2017 Hindu: News
DoECC to focus on reassessing the vulnerable sectors
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New spider species named after Obamas, DiCaprio 27.9.2017 BusinessLine - News
Scientists have discovered 15 new species of “smiley-faced” spiders and named them after David Attenborough, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Bernie Sanders among others. In a s...
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New spider species named after Leonardo DiCaprio, Barack Obama 27.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 27 : A team of researchers has identified and named 15 new species of spider in the Caribbean after A-listers like Leonardo DiCaprio, Barack Obama and David Attenborough.
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With most Bengaluru lakes polluted, birders head to the outskirts for better sighting 18.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Muthanallur and Gulakamale lakes, both located about 30 km from city, host many rare bird species during migratory season
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Tie-up to restore elephant corridors in Meghalaya 12.9.2017 BusinessLine - National
India is getting a slice of American cosmetics and perfumes major Body Shop’s scheme to develop 75 sq km of “biobridges” across the globe. The company on Tuesday announced plans to develop 1.8 sq km o...
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