User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Species Loss
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 15:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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UK's Prince Charles says climate change is humanity's greatest threat 22.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
Britain's Prince Charles said on Wednesday that global warming and climate change are the greatest threats humanity has faced, calling on business leaders in Davos to act now to create a sustainable economic future.
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Australian bushfires threaten to drive tiny animal communities extinct 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australian animals living in specific habitats, such as mountain lizards, leaf-tailed geckos and pear-shaped frogs, are battling the threat of extinction after fierce bushfires razed large areas of their homes, a new Reuters analysis shows.
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Australia's platypus fights for survival amid prolonged drought 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australia's platypus is under severe stress as the continent's prolonged drought dries up river beds, leaving one of the world's most peculiar animals fighting for its existence, scientists say.
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Climate Change Pushing Australia's Platypus Towards Extinction: Report 20.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Prolonged drought and other effects of climate change are pushing Australia's unique platypus population towards extinction, scientists warned in a study published Monday.
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How growing consumerism in India, China and the US is harming primate habitats across the world 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
The global demand for goods such as palm oil and rubber puts enormous pressure on environmental resources.
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Eco-friendly stoves to preserve biodiversity 18.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Eco-friendly stoves to preserve biodiversity
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Australia Could List Koalas As "Endangered" Amid Bushfire Crisis 13.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Australian government has said it could declare Koalas as an "endangered" species after their population suffered "extraordinary hit" in the bushfire crisis, which destroyed 30 per cent of their...
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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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“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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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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"It's A Boy!": Meet The Rare Black Rhino Baby Born On Christmas Eve 26.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
He was not born in a manger, and there were no wise men, nor frankincense or myrrh. But the masses are still flocking to see him.
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Ancient penguins were as tall as humans. Then came along this species 15.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Kupoupou stilwelli is the oldest species known to resemble living penguins in size and leg proportions.
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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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A recent fossil discovery has led some researchers to rethink how humans learned to walk 10.12.2019 Scroll.in
The Danuvius guggenmosi fossils resemble the last shared ancestor of humans and chimpanzees.
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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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300,000 years ago, nine human species lived on Earth. Did homo sapiens exterminate the others? 23.11.2019 Scroll.in
A tendency to engage in genocide is arguably an intrinsic, instinctive part of human nature.
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Last Panda Cub In US Leaves For China On A "Specially Equipped" Flight 20.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The US-born giant panda Bei Bei on Tuesday left the only home he has known at the National Zoo in Washington for a 16-hour flight back to China as part of its research and breeding program.
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Fishing vessels pushing vaquita porpoise to extinction: U.N. treaty head 19.11.2019 Reuters: World News
A rare species of porpoise is facing imminent extinction as fishing vessels appear to be flouting an international ban on them entering its last sanctuary, off the coast of Mexico, the head of a U.N. treaty said.
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