User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity Threats
Last updated: May 24 2017 01:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Animal deaths on campus 23.5.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The report on the factors responsible for the deaths of endangered animal species on the Indian Institute of Technology campus in Chennai reveals the callousness of the authorities in protecting them ...
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210 saplings planted in Raj Bhavan park 23.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
210 saplings planted in Raj Bhavan park
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Deforestation causing increase in malaria cases: study 23.5.2017 DNA: Health
Human-induced deforestation may be causing an increase in malaria cases, according to a new study of 67 less-developed, malaria-endemic countries.
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Tree plantation drive on Guru Pujah 23.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Tree plantation drive on Guru Pujah
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At times, green laws hamper green protection, says Parrikar 23.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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‘India must learn from Bhutan’s sustainable tourism model’ 23.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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‘Chimbel lake can be protected’ under Ramsar convention 23.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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Chaos of climate change, inside a laboratory 22.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Climate change will alter the ecosystems that humanity depends upon in the coming century. But given the complexity of the living world, how can you learn what may happen? A team of Australian scientists has an answer: miniature ecosystems designed to simulate the effect of climate change. The experiments are already revealing dangers that would have been missed had researchers tried to study individual species in isolation. "If you just take one fish and put it in a tank and see how it responds to temperature, you can imagine that's a huge simplification of reality," said Ivan Nagelkerken, an ecologist at the University of Adelaide who is leading the research effort. Testing the effects Yet studying an entire ecosystem in nature, made up of thousands of species, has its own drawbacks. "In nature you have all this complexity, and you never know which factor is really causing the outcome you're observing," Ivan said. Between these two extremes, Ivan and his colleagues have tried to create a happy ...
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International Day for Biodiversity Celebrated all over the Country 22.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The International Day for Biodiversity (IDB) 2017 was celebrated all over the country today, by different States and various organisations. The national level celebrations of IDB were held at Dinanath Mangeshkar Auditorium, Kala Academy in Goa, with enthusiastic participation of all stakeholders. Chief Minister of Goa, Shri Manohar Parrikar was the chief guest on the occasion.
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Young Indian cartoonist wins top conservation award 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Avid bird watcher, Rohan Chakravarty has turned his love for wildlife and environment into his muse by drawing cartoons centred on conservation issues under the banner of Green Humour, a comic strip that is being distributed internationally
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Environment Minister’s message on the occasion of the International Day for Biodiversity 22.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
International Day for Biodiversity celebrated every year on May 22 and International Day for Biodiversity 2017 is being celebrated in Goa today.
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It's high time we take politics out of 'climate change' debates: Here's why 22.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
In climate-controlled place, weather is a reminder of one's privilege, luck or hardship
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Kids display concern for biodiversity 22.5.2017 Hindu: Home
150 students participate in painting competitions
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Painting contest at Patna zoo today 22.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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An opportunity being drained away 22.5.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Sound policies on wastewater treatment and use are vital to sustainable development
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Bid to promote low cost bonsai method to preserve trees 20.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Bid to promote low cost bonsai method to preserve trees
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Researchers design nanomaterial that could reduce car exhaust pollution 19.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a development especially relevant to India and Bangladesh, an international team of researchers has designed a nanomaterial that can be used to make "markedly more effective" catalytic converters for vehicles that could reduce car exhaust pollution.
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Here's a nanomaterial that could cut down car exhaust pollution 19.5.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Catalytic converters reduce the pollution from vehicle exhaust by converting toxic gases and pollutants to less toxic pollutants.
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Study: Catastrophic volcanic eruptions may have triggered the first massive extinction on Earth 18.5.2017 India Today| Must Read
80 per cent of the species disappeared after the first massive extinction on Earth.
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What caused first mass extinction of life on Earth? 18.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A large volcanic eruption may have triggered the first mass extinction of life, in which nearly 80 per cent of the species were lost, a study has shown.
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