User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Species Loss
Last updated: Jun 18 2019 22:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Horseshoe crab: The living fossil that survived for 450 million years is facing a threat in India 18.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Conservationists are working to declare the crabs’ breeding grounds protected zones and spread awareness among local populations.
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Flawed fishery law pushing indigenous fishes to extinction 16.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Flawed fishery law pushing indigenous fishes to extinction
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In India, insects are slowly disappearing – and that is a cause for worry 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
Urbanisation and pollution have wreaked havoc on insect populations.
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In Meghalaya, tribal communities join hands to ensure that the hoolock gibbon’s song stays alive 10.6.2019 Scroll.in
Increasing human pressure is gnawing away at the forest, endangering the hooleng, as the species is called in Khasi.
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Aaranyak holds plantation drive, awareness meets 9.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Aaranyak holds plantation drive, awareness meets
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As last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies, scientists race to save the species 5.6.2019 Scroll.in
A concerted effort is being made to capture as many of the remaining wild rhino as possible, and breed them in captivity.
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Benefits Of Mushrooms And Interesting Ways To Add Them To Your Diet 5.6.2019 NDTV Food - Latest
White mushrooms are extremely low in calories- a 100 gm of the fungi packs just 22 calories. Here's how to add this nutritionally dense edible fungus in your diet!
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Watch: Liverpool won the Champions League but lost out on saving the environment 4.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The celebrations that followed the win generated ecological concerns.
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Temperature projected to rise by 1.7° C in Manipur, say scientists 3.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Temperature projected to rise by 1.7° C in Manipur, say scientists
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Government tweaks afforestation norms for forest land acquisition, worrying environmentalists 1.6.2019 Scroll.in
States with more than 75% forest cover can carry out compensatory afforestation in other states, as per a new environment ministry guideline.
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Conservation of turtles gets big boost 1.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Conservation of turtles gets big boost
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Purr-fect threat: Are cats a danger to Earth’s biodiversity? 31.5.2019 Scroll.in
Free-ranging cats kill millions of birds, cause health risks and should be culled, argue some. Feline lovers are not happy about that.
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Australia: Adani group gets state approval to protect endangered finch bird at its coal mine site 31.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
It is one of two state approvals the company needs to begin construction of its proposed billion dollar coal mine project.
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Historic Ghunasuti on verge of extinction due to erosion 31.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Historic Ghunasuti on verge of extinction due to erosion
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Two Rare White Tiger Cubs Find New Home In Nicaragua 28.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Two white tiger cubs have been taken to their new home at the Nicaragua National Zoo, where the playful pair will join a menagerie of rare big cat species.
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Malaysia’s last male Sumatran rhinoceros dies at 30 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Sumatran rhino was declared extinct in the wild in Malaysia in 2015.
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Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies, Fewer Than 80 Left In World 27.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhino died Monday, wildlife officials said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered species closer to extinction.
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Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies in captivity 27.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhinoceros has died, an official said on Monday, dashing efforts to save the critically endangered species in the country.
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Lecture on reptilian biodiversity organised in RMNH 25.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal: Regional Museum of Natural History, Bhopal organized a power point presentation cum lectures on “Reptilian Biodiversity of Madhya Pradesh” and “Traditional Conservation of Biodiversity” on 23 May, 2019 under Summer Nature Study Programme – Green Teen. Scientist-B & In-charge of the museum Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma delivered the lecture on “Reptilian Biodiversity of Madhya […]
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Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests 24.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spectacular light shows created by a rare species of firefly that can synchronize its flashes.
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