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Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity Threats
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Australian prime minister's approval rating goes up in flames 13.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Public support for Prime Minister Scott Morrison has slumped to its lowest levels amid widespread anger over his government's handling of Australia's bushfire crisis, according to a survey released by Newspoll on Monday.
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Uttar Pradesh To Follow "One Road, One Tree" Concept, Say Officials 12.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Uttar Pradesh has decided to follow the principle of 'one road, one tree' concept which will not only enhance the beauty when the trees are in full bloom but also serve as a road map for the people.
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Gir Lions for MP 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Ultimately the Gujarat Government has agreed to relocate some of its speciality Gir Lions in Madhya Pradesh at Kuno-Palpur Tiger sanctuary in Morena District. Way back in April 2013 the Supreme Court took note of over population of lions in the Gir Forest of Gujarat beyond the capacity of 650 lions and asked it to relocate some of it about 6 of Gir lions in Madhya Pradesh. But the Gujarat government declined to comply with the Supreme Court putting up a lame excuse of Gir lions being it single out identity. It was narrow mindedness of Gujarat. Now on contempt petition before the Supreme Court for non-compliance of its earlier order the Central Government has informed the court that a committee has constituted for shifting of Gir lions from Gujarat to Kano in Madhya Pradesh. Gir lions known as “Babbar” lions are found in India only in Gir Gujarat otherwise it are available in abundance in Africa. But it is magnanimity of Madhya Pradesh that there was only one white tiger remained in the world in the ...
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Cobra Throws Up Plastic Bottle In Disturbing Video 10.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A video shared by Indian Forest Service officer Parveen Kaswan this morning, shows a cobra throwing up a plastic bottle it had swallowed.
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“Tiger State” Madhya Pradesh now ready to embrace lions 7.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, While Madhya Pradesh has not only got the distinction of being a tiger state in the country in the last one year once again, but it has also started continuous efforts towards forest-wildlife conservation and upliftment of forest dwellers, along with dealing with global climate change and global warming. In order to save the […]
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In Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the lucrative fish feed industry is killing traditional fisheries 6.1.2020 Scroll.in
Fishermen are now aggressively targeting waste or juvenile catch that were once treated as bycatch.
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Guwahati Refinery carries out Akira Miyawaki method of afforestation 4.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Guwahati Refinery carries out Akira Miyawaki method of afforestation
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In Odisha, a coal mining project has undone years of tree-conservation efforts in one fell swoop 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
In Talabira village, a green expanse has been replaced by a checkerboard of tree stubs.
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In this Gujarat grassland, a plant introduced in the 1950s is disrupting the nomadic way of life 2.1.2020 Scroll.in
The 3,000 sq km stretch in Kutch is home to more than 60 unique types of grasses, which are now under threat.
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On Land, Australia's Rising Heat Is 'Apocalyptic'. In Ocean, Its Worse. 28.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Even before the ocean caught fever and reached temperatures no one had ever seen, Australia's ancient giant kelp was cooked.
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Seven cli-fi novels that show us how life might imitate art when it comes to climate change 21.12.2019 Scroll.in
For more than 30 years, fiction has been warning us about the climate emergency.
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Meet the woman who is single-handedly trying to save Kolkata’s Rabindra Sarovar lake 20.12.2019 Scroll.in
Sumita Banerjee’s conservation attempts have earned her love and respect, but also some enemies.
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The cannibalistic Indian bullfrog is wreaking havoc in the Andamans 18.12.2019 Scroll.in
Unless checked, the species is likely to spread to the Nicobar Islands too.
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A Fish Cemetery In Kerala Has Gravestones With Single-Use Plastic Bottles 12.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Cemeteries are commonly built for humans, but in Kerala, they are made for fishes too. They are not just tombs made up of cement or mud, but iron frames that raise their heads to the sky and are...
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Arctic May Have Crossed Key Threshold, Emitting Several Tons Of Carbon 11.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Arctic is undergoing a profound, rapid and unmitigated shift into a new climate state, one that is greener, features far less ice, and is a net source of greenhouse gas emissions from melting...
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Fix Climate Crisis And Save Earth, Says Physics Nobel Prize Winner 8.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Fix the climate crisis and save the Earth, one of this year's Nobel laureates for physics urged on Saturday, saying the idea of humans escaping our planet to live in other solar systems was farfetched...
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PFA Manipur says worried about development of Loktak Inland Waterways 4.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
PFA Manipur says worried about development of Loktak Inland Waterways
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Without urgent action, yearly extreme heat waves await Europeans 4.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Europe faces the prospect of severe heat waves every year and a halving of some of its harvests in the future unless rapid action is taken against climate change, a study said.
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'Indiana Jones' scientists collect seeds in wild for climate change fight 3.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Braving perils from blood-sucking leeches to tigers and using transport as basic as elephants, scientists have journeyed like "Indiana Jones" to remote locations to collect wild cousins of crop seeds in a project to help tackle climate change.
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How Scientists Use Loudspeakers To Make Dead Coral Reefs Sound Healthy 2.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The desperate search for ways to help the world's coral reefs rebound from the devastating effects of climate change has given rise to some radical solutions.
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