User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity Threats
Last updated: Jun 23 2019 16:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Black pepper came to India from South East Asia over five million years ago, says a new study 23.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Ancestors of the spice came to India in multiple waves, evolving over the years to become the black pepper we eat today.
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Special Gram Sabha held at Keinou 23.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Special Gram Sabha held at Keinou
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Entries invited for 2019 Global Youth Video Competition 21.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Entries invited for 2019 Global Youth Video Competition
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Pollution endangers historic Jor Pukhuri 17.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pollution endangers historic Jor Pukhuri
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Underwater forests in the Arctic are expanding with climate change 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
With global warming, underwater Arctic kelp forests are proliferating, and might be a potential resource.
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In India, insects are slowly disappearing – and that is a cause for worry 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
Urbanisation and pollution have wreaked havoc on insect populations.
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In Meghalaya, tribal communities join hands to ensure that the hoolock gibbon’s song stays alive 10.6.2019 Scroll.in
Increasing human pressure is gnawing away at the forest, endangering the hooleng, as the species is called in Khasi.
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Simple Actions towards environment protection will lead to a giant leap towards mitigating air pollution: Union Environment Minister 6.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar today at an event in New Delhi stressed that ‘Jan Bhagidari’ is integral towards mitigating air pollution and protecting the environment in general.  The event was organized on the occasion of World Environment Day. This year’s theme is ‘Air Pollution’.
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Make Assam the country’s green hub: Sonowal 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Make Assam the country’s green hub: Sonowal
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As last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies, scientists race to save the species 5.6.2019 Scroll.in
A concerted effort is being made to capture as many of the remaining wild rhino as possible, and breed them in captivity.
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Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers 5.6.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, will soon be jumping from tree to tree in parks from New York to Nairobi as a character in a new augmented reality video game that aims to promote conservation of endangered ...
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Poster campaign to save Heirok, Wangjing river launched 5.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Poster campaign to save Heirok, Wangjing river launched
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Ningols of Heirok launched poster campaign to save Heirok and Wangjing Rivers 4.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Ningols of Heirok launched poster campaign to save Heirok and Wangjing Rivers
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Vice President calls upon scientists to address climate change & global warming to better tackle adverse situations; 3.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon scientists and researchers to address pressing issues such as climate change, global warming and extreme weather events so that the world was better prepared to tackle adverse situations.
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Meeting held to conserve Wangjing river 3.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Meeting held to conserve Wangjing river
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Deteriorating condition of Wangjing River worried locals; meeting convened 3.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Deteriorating condition of Wangjing River worried locals; meeting convened
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Government tweaks afforestation norms for forest land acquisition, worrying environmentalists 1.6.2019 Scroll.in
States with more than 75% forest cover can carry out compensatory afforestation in other states, as per a new environment ministry guideline.
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Historic Ghunasuti on verge of extinction due to erosion 31.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Historic Ghunasuti on verge of extinction due to erosion
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Wild relatives of wheat in Ladakh may hold key to hardier, drought-resistant crops 27.5.2019 Scroll.in
Climate change is leading to several stresses on the world’s hybrid crops. Scientists in India are now evaluating wild varieties of these crops for solutions.
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Lecture on reptilian biodiversity organised in RMNH 25.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal: Regional Museum of Natural History, Bhopal organized a power point presentation cum lectures on “Reptilian Biodiversity of Madhya Pradesh” and “Traditional Conservation of Biodiversity” on 23 May, 2019 under Summer Nature Study Programme – Green Teen. Scientist-B & In-charge of the museum Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma delivered the lecture on “Reptilian Biodiversity of Madhya […]
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