User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity Threats
Last updated: Oct 15 2018 14:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Troubled waters: Why Manipur is fast losing its indigenous fish species 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
The construction of the Ithai barrage, pollution and overexploitation are mainly to blame.
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Jadav Payeng urges Dhemaji villagers to embark on greening drive 13.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Jadav Payeng urges Dhemaji villagers to embark on greening drive
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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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Could 3D printing help replace coral reef habitats lost to climate change? 12.10.2018 Scroll.in
It may sound fantastical, but scientists are working on it.
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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modihas approved Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation. The Memorandum of Cooperation will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the applicable laws and legal provisions in each country.
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CM attends TERI Meet 9.10.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Gangtok ,09 Oct (IPR) : The Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri Pawan Chamling presided over the inaugural session of The Eastern & Northeastern Region Policy Dialogue on “Making Liveable Cities: Challenges and Way Forward” at Chintan Bhawan today. Organized by The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) New Delhi, the dialogue was held primarily to bring together […]
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“Relationship with environment must be based on cooperation”: Dr. Mahesh Sharma 8.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Urging children to play a leading role in the protection of wildlife and environment, Minister of State of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, has said that our relationship with environment must be based on cooperation.
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U.N. warns world must take "unprecedented" steps to avert worst effects of global warming 8.10.2018 Reuters: Top News
Society would have to enact "unprecedented" changes to how it consumes energy, travels and builds to meet a lower global warming target or it risks increases in heat waves, flood-causing storms and the chances of drought in some regions as well as the loss of species, a U.N. report said on ...
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‘Assam is a safe haven for rhinos in the world’ 23.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Assam is a safe haven for rhinos in the world’
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Global campaign on Biodiversity for Everyone's Life launched from North East 20.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Global campaign on Biodiversity for Everyone's Life launched from North East
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“Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency can provide solutions to challenges of reconciling Economic Growth with Environmental Sustainability”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 6.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising that circular economy and resource efficiency can provide solutions to the challenges posed in the process of reconciling economic growth with environmental sustainability, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has pointed to the need for corporate participation in building resource efficiency and a circular economy.
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Aaranyak-IITG MoU on common interests 6.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Aaranyak-IITG MoU on common interests
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India to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022: Suresh Prabhu 4.9.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Tuesday that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy. Fossil fuel is not going to last for ever even if its […]
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India to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022: Suresh Prabhu 4.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy.
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Microsoft 'AI for Earth' programme selects 7 grantees from India 4.9.2018 Sify Finance
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Wheat genome unravelled: can help in dealing with climate change 31.8.2018 Sify Finance
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“Government committed to implement people-centric initiatives”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 31.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising the Government’s commitment to implement people-centric initiatives, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, has said that the Ministry has prepared an Eco-tourism policy that will provide livelihood opportunities for the local communities, as well as educate visitors and enhance their understanding of nature.
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Pygmy elephant deaths in Borneo prompt Malaysian probe 30.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Malaysia is investigating a surge in the number of deaths of pygmy elephants, an endangered species found in the tropical rainforests of Borneo, wildlife authorities said on Thursday.
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Environment Minister Releases India’s National Redd+ Strategy 30.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Reiterating India’s commitment to Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has emphasised that the cooperation and involvement of the tribals,  other forest dwelling people and  the society as a whole, is crucial for the implementation of the REDD+ strategy.
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Cold climates led to Neanderthals extinction: Study 30.8.2018 Zee News : Science and Technology
The study, found several cold periods that coincide with the timings of a near complete absence of archaeological artefacts from the Neanderthals, suggesting the impact that changes in climate had on the long-term survival of Neanderthal man.
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