User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Species Loss
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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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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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Mass ‘die in’ at Guwahati 8.10.2019 Assam Times
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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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"World's Rarest" Critically-Endangered Monkey Born In Australia 4.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The male Francois' Langur with its distinctive orange fur was born at Sydney's Taronga zoo last week and has not yet been named.
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Man-animal conflict major worry for Manas National Park 4.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Man-animal conflict major worry for Manas National Park
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Not just Lalbagh, your small neighbourhood park too can protect Bengaluru’s biodiversity 3.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A recent study finds that Bengaluru's neighbourhood parks establish a long continuum of greenery, facilitating the movement of birds, butterflies and insects. Hence the focus should be on setting up many small parks rather than a few large ones, says the study
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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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Elephants in Kodagu have adapted their behaviour to cope with the daily run-ins with humans 29.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Leaving leaving protected areas behind, herds of elephants are moving to estates, where they eat, rest and breed.
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More Than Half Of Europe's Native Trees Risk Extinction: Study 27.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
More than half of Europe's endemic tree species, including the horse-chestnut, risk extinction, conservationists warned Friday, blaming invasive species, unsustainable logging and urban development...
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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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Here’s what you must know before you plant another tree in Chennai 25.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
While tree plantation drives are increasingly common across the city, planting non-native, invasive species could cause more harm than good. What should we keep in mind as we take a pledge to add to the city's green cover?
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US, Canada Have Lost 2.9 Billion Birds, Scientists Say People To Blame 20.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9...
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A Mysterious Human Ancestor Gets A Face And A Body 20.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
No one has locked eyes with a Denisovan for tens of thousands of years. These mysterious humans left behind few bones, unlike their close Neanderthal relatives, on their way to extinction. All the...
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Bird numbers plunge in U.S. and Canada with people to blame 20.9.2019 Reuters: World News
From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9 billion birds, scientists said on Thursday.
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North American Bird Population Fell By Quarter Over 50 Years: Study 20.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The number of birds in the United States and Canada has fallen by an astonishing 29 percent, or almost three billion, since 1970, scientists reported Thursday, saying their findings signaled a...
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Scientists reconstruct skeleton of elusive, pre-historic human 19.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Researchers in Israel say they have reconstructed the skeleton of a pre-historic human from a long-extinct and elusive species using DNA found in the pinky bone of a 13-year-old girl who died 70,000 years ago.
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Cloning has turned tea varieties vulnerable 18.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cloning has turned tea varieties vulnerable
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