User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity Threats
Last updated: Sep 24 2020 19:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Should You Switch To Organic Foods For Good Health? Expert Weighs In 24.9.2020 NDTV Food - Latest
A factor that makes organic foods highly nutritious is that they are given time to develop and are provided with the best natural conditions for growth.
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Climate change and reduced freshwater supply have put Sundarbans on the ‘endangered’ ecosystem list 23.9.2020 Scroll.in
There are, however, reasons for optimism.
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One of the biggest threats to the world’s forests and biodiversity is farming 19.9.2020 Scroll.in
The Living Planet Report, published by the World Wildlife Fund, reveals the extent of biodiversity loss around the globe.
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Don't Link Environmental Degradation With Peace, Security: India At UN 18.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Warning against "securitisation" of environmental issues, India on Thursday said that linking environmental degradation to peace and security will not enhance the collective effort to address climate...
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After Assam oilfield fire, a central agency sought a review of environmental clearances to Oil India 17.9.2020 Scroll.in
A report obtained under Right to Information reveals poor management of oil spills and poor emergency response readiness.
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Environmental destruction leading to decline in species population 13.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Environmental destruction leading to decline in species population
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Global wildlife populations have declined by 68% since 1970, says WWF report 11.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The ‘Living Planet Report 2020’ said that human activity was the major reason for the dip in biodiversity population.
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Webinar on common butterflies 10.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Webinar on common butterflies
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Already struggling, Bangladeshi fishers cannot find hilsa in peak season 9.9.2020 Scroll.in
Thousands risk starvation as the prized species has been elusive this season.
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Suklabaidya opens ‘Sahitya Manishi Upaban’ in Dhemaji 8.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Suklabaidya opens ‘Sahitya Manishi Upaban’ in Dhemaji
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Reader’s comments: Claims of Chennai’s Adyar river coming back to life are overstated 5.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Response to an article on Scroll.in by a member of a committee appointed by the Madras High Court to oversee the restoration of Adyar creek.
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Depleting fish catch forces Sundarbans fishers to migrate to southern states 3.9.2020 Scroll.in
Some fisherfolk move as far as Kerala and Karnataka to work on trawlers.
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EGC bans cutting of trees, killing wild animals, birds 2.9.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
EGC bans cutting of trees, killing wild animals, birds
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Mumbai’s Coastal Road: Making land in a drowning city 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Last fortnight, the Supreme Court conceded that the project is not exempt from environmental and wildlife clearances. Nevertheless, reclamation work continues.
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Opinion: Killing The Himalaya, One Cut At A Time - by Ramachandra Guha 30.8.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Himalaya are India's most important natural asset. Without them, the country would not survive. These grand mountains are a barrier to invaders, the source of our greatest rivers, a rich reservoir...
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Forest dept presentation on Dehing Patkai omits Jeypore RF from ESZ map 28.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
Forest dept presentation on Dehing Patkai omits Jeypore RF from ESZ map
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Carbon emissions for 2020 may fall by 8% due to coronavirus lockdown, says environment ministry 27.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A joint secretary in the ministry said that while the pandemic had posed various challenges, it had also provided a chance to focus on climate change.
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Years of collective effort pay off as Chennai’s Adyar river comes back to life 26.8.2020 Scroll.in
The river was being used as a dumping site for building debris and municipal as well as industrial waste for the past three decades.
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How racism and classism affect the existence of flora and fauna in cities 24.8.2020 Scroll.in
A new paper in ‘Science’ explores environmental injustice in urban areas.
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Dr RK Ranjan plants tree at CSIR-NEIST campus 23.8.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Dr RK Ranjan plants tree at CSIR-NEIST campus
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