User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity Threats
Last updated: Jul 09 2020 15:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In one of India’s eight biodiversity hotspots, unchecked development has reduced forest cover by 26% 9.7.2020 Scroll.in
Uttara Kannada is home to more than 4,600 flowering plants, 508 birds and 120 mammals.
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Tensions between India, China and Nepal could hinder climate research in the Himalayas 5.7.2020 Scroll.in
The region is already known as a ‘black hole for data’, with no long-term monitoring or international cooperation.
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Bid to promote environmental awareness through fashion 5.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Bid to promote environmental awareness through fashion
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Why tree-plantation drives to fight climate risk may be counterproductive 3.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
According to a new study, single-tree plantations end up releasing more carbon than natural forests.
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Assam Science Society not happy with draft EIA notification 2.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Assam Science Society not happy with draft EIA notification
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‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’ 1.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’
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Assam’s prime elephant habitat pushed to the brink 29.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Assam’s prime elephant habitat pushed to the brink
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Assam: Oil India fined Rs 25 crore by National Green Tribunal for Baghjan gas well fire 26.6.2020 Scroll.in
The green court asked an expert committee to visit the oil well and assess the extent of loss. The committee will have submit its report within a month.
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Assam Fire: Oil India To Pay Interim Fine Of Rs 25 Crore To Green Court 25.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The National Green Tribunal has imposed an interim penalty of Rs 25 crore on PSU major Oil India over its failure to stop fire in Assam's Baghjan oil well resulting in damage to the environment.
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KNP fringe area people’s help in conservation process lauded 25.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
KNP fringe area people’s help in conservation process lauded
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Plastic "Has Entered" Antarctic Terrestrial Food Chain 24.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Scientists have found bits of polystyrene in the guts of tiny, soil-dwelling organisms in the Antarctic, raising concern that microplastics pollution has already "deeply" entered the world's most...
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India’s heatwaves will intensify four-fold by 2100, says its first climate assessment report 23.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The report also warns of increased stress on the country’s natural resources.
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Divers cut, plant coral off UAE coast to build reef 18.6.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
Off the east coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) coral freshly removed from a reef is cut into pieces and replanted by a group of divers in the waters below.
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Environmentalists rendering yeoman service in Sonitpur dist 18.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Environmentalists rendering yeoman service in Sonitpur dist
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Inherent vice: Is racism hardwired into human DNA? 15.6.2020 Scroll.in
And how does modern civilisation encourage us to suppress these tribalistic impulses?
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How a bunch of Mumbai’s fishers kept their businesses afloat amid coronavirus lockdown 14.6.2020 Scroll.in
A network of 600 fishermen cut out the middlemen and started delivering produce to customers’ doorstep.
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New Spider Species Named After Climate Activist Greta Thunberg 12.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg can add to her list of personal accolades, including TIME magazine's Person of the Year, a group of spiders named after her.
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Call for relook into industrial activity near biodiversity areas 12.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Call for relook into industrial activity near biodiversity areas
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There is no global treaty to govern the high seas. Here’s why we need one 11.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The UN’s attempt to frame such an agreement has been delayed due to Covid-19.
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With pristine reefs at stake, Cuba bets on coral nurseries 10.6.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
Luminous yellow and blue fish dart through the fragments of coral hanging from rows of pipes anchored to the seabed in Guanahacabibes, in western Cuba, while scientists in diving gear annotate their observations on waterproof ...
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