User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Biodiversity Threats
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Reduce exploitation of natural resources to save planet: Kishan Reddy 17.10.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy on Thursday said natural resources must be used in a balanced manner to protect the environment. Mr Reddy launched a Tree Plantation drive by planting rare indigenous species at Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, here. ‘Over usage of natural resources make climate change and ecological imbalance […]
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Students begin crusade to save East Kolkata Wetlands 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Young students from the neighbourhoods of the East Kolkata Wetlands, along with students from city schools, are getting ready to join hands and work towards saving this "wetland of international importance" as designated by the Ramsar Convention in 2002.
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Climate Change Activist Protests Against British High-Speed Train 15.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Climate change activists, including one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion, targeted Britain's transport ministry in central London on Tuesday to protest against a proposed high-speed rail...
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Climate change activists target BlackRock in London 14.10.2019 Reuters: World News
Climate activists targeted BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that major financial institutions starve fossil fuel companies of the money they need to build new mines, wells and pipelines.
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National indigenous seeds festival underway 14.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
National indigenous seeds festival underway
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How do miners dispose of their waste in the sea? 11.10.2019 Reuters: World News
Sea disposal of mining waste could spread as Indonesia weighs adopting the technique for new nickel projects, as Papua New Guinea is doing for a gold mine proposed by Australia's Newcrest Mining .
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Miyawaki afforestation catching on in Indian cities, but can it sustain? 11.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Miyawaki forests lower temperature, make soil nutritious, support local wildlife and sequestrate carbon. But how sustainable is this expensive method in Indian cities?
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Exotic Pythons, Lizards Seized From Chennai Airport, 2 Detained: Cops 10.10.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Exotic species of pythons and lizards were seized on Thursday at Chennai International Airport by Customs officials. Two men were arrested in this connection.
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Amendments to IFA 1927 are regressive, says KKM 10.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Amendments to IFA 1927 are regressive, says KKM
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Blog: Aarey Kon Re? Aaditya Thackeray Explains 8.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Shiv Sena being the only party to not have changed its stance on the issue of supporting Aarey as a forest, I found it weird that it was targeted by a couple of political parties through troll...
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Mass ‘die in’ at Guwahati 8.10.2019 Assam Times
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Sensitisation programme on 'Wildlife Crime and Role of PRI members' held 6.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Sensitisation programme on 'Wildlife Crime and Role of PRI members' held
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Sensitisation Programme on Wildlife Crime and Role of PRI Members held 6.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Sensitisation Programme on Wildlife Crime and Role of PRI Members held
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Driven by climate change, erratic rain destroyed 25% of crops in Karnataka’s Cauvery basin this year 4.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Drought-like situations in June and July were followed by 102% excess rain in August. A lack of vegetation cover meant water didn’t seep into the soil.
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Build a safe and beautiful state for future generation: Kamal Nath 30.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath today planted a very rare surgical plant species at the Mantralaya premises.  The Chief Minister was accompanied by Cabinet members also who planted 30 out of 32 species of endangered and rare species in the Aditi Van created in the Mantralaya under the Hara Bhopal-Sheetal Bhopal campaign.  The Chief Minister […]
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Rampant deforestation in the Western Ghats is causing recurring floods in Southern India 28.9.2019 Scroll.in
Besides better implementation of existing environmental laws, India needs new ones to conserve hills and mountains.
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Beetles Turn Germany's Climate-Stressed Forests Into Ecological Graveyard 27.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Germany's forests have long been treasured by its people, so the country has reacted with alarm and dismay as a beetle infestation has turned climate-stressed woodlands into brown ecological...
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Wider Image - Disaster under the waves: the race to save the coral of the Caribbean 26.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Emily Hower, a research assistant at Nova Southeastern University doing field work on coral off Key West in Florida, bobs up out of the water and removes her diving mask. The news is not good.
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Apocalypse now: Here’s what will happen if Earth heats up by another 2 degrees Celsius 26.9.2019 Scroll.in
Expect more heatwaves, droughts, cyclones, floods, loss of 99% of coral reefs, and worse.
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Humanity Must Rescue Oceans To Rescue Itself, UN Warns 25.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Two days after a climate summit failed to deliver game-changing pledges to slash carbon emissions, the United Nations warned Wednesday that global warming is devastating oceans and Earth's frozen...
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