User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Species Loss
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International Day For Biodiversity Theme: "Solutions Are In Nature" 22.5.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The International Day for Biodiversity is observed on May 22 to raise awareness on various issues related to threats that stare biodiversity in the face.
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NSUI urges CM to save Dehing Patkai 22.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
NSUI urges CM to save Dehing Patkai
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Cong opposes coal mining move in Dehing Patkai 21.5.2020 The Assam Tribune
Cong opposes coal mining move in Dehing Patkai
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Cambodian conservationists hopeful for revival of rare royal turtle 20.5.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
Conservationists in Cambodia are celebrating the hatching of more critically endangered turtles in recent months than the past three years combined, owing to a preservation drive and a halt on ...
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Rare Footage Of Last-Known Tasmanian Tiger Unearthed, Released Online 20.5.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A video of the last-known thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, has been released by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA).
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There should be a global inquiry into the Covid-19 source – but not for petty political reasons 19.5.2020 Scroll.in
The United States and China need to rise above their ideological rivalries.
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In Assam, a centuries-old temple practice is helping attempts to revive an endangered turtle species 17.5.2020 Scroll.in
The conservationists hope the black softshell turtle’s classification will move to ‘critically endangered’ from ‘extinct in the wild’.
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In the Western Ghats, 2.2 lakh trees will be axed to make way for upcoming rail line 12.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The line, connecting Hubballi and Ankola, poses a risk to 2,500 endemic species.
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The road-building spree in Asian countries is a threat to the dwindling tiger population 7.5.2020 Scroll.in
Nearly 24,000 km of new roads will be built in Asia’s tiger habitats by 2050. In India, 1,300 sq km of protected area already contains about 320 km of roads.
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'More younger people are dying in India' 4.5.2020 Rediff: News
'If you look at the age group of people who died in India, the average age is 35!' 'That's why as a country we should be much more concerned.'
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Conservationists against artificial highlands in Kaziranga 29.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Conservationists against artificial highlands in Kaziranga
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India’s lockdown has put 16 million fisherfolk out of business. Here’s how they’re coping 18.4.2020 Scroll.in
Fishermen and seafood exporters are also worried about the impending annual fishing ban during monsoon.
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Caffeinated conservation: Colombian farmers switch coca for coffee to protect wildlife 9.4.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
In a clearing around his modest smallholding, farmer Arcadio Barajas stands before a sea of coffee plants, cloaked in the shadow cast by a wall of verdant forest that covers the San Lucas mountains of northern ...
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Climate change could trigger sudden losses of world's wildlife - study 8.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
Climate change could trigger sudden, potentially catastrophic losses of wildlife in regions around the world over the coming decades, and the first waves could already be unfolding, according to a study published on Wednesday.
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Fossil teeth yield oldest genetic material from extinct human species 7.4.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
Scientists have extracted from dental enamel the oldest human genetic material ever obtained, helping clarify the pivotal place in the human evolutionary lineage of a mysterious extinct species called Homo antecessor known from Spanish cave ...
Forest fire in Manipur worries officials 4.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Forest fire in Manipur worries officials
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Landmark skull fossil provides surprising human evolution clues 1.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Scientists have solved a longstanding mystery over the age of a landmark skull found in 1921 in Zambia - the first fossil of an extinct human species discovered in Africa - in research with big implications for deciphering the origin of our own ...
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A 2018 health programme could be India’s answer to tackling animal-to-human diseases 29.3.2020 Scroll.in
The WHO recommended the ‘One Health’ framework in 2008 and India implemented it in 2018.
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Nature sending us a message with coronavirus pandemic: UNEP chief 26.3.2020 DNA
Andersen said that humanity was putting too much pressure on the natural world and warned that it will have dangerous consequences.
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My search for a rare meat-eating duck that was first found by Captain James Cook 20.3.2020 Scroll.in
Surprisingly, they have no physical features traditionally linked with birds of prey.
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