User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Species Loss
Last updated: Aug 23 2019 11:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Florida scientists induce spawning of Atlantic coral in lab for first time 23.8.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the ...
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Seminar on bioresources conservation at USTM 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Seminar on bioresources conservation at USTM
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Govt set to register ponies 23.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Govt set to register ponies
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Amazon Rainforest Is Ablaze, Turning Day Into Night In Brazil 22.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Huge tracts of the Amazon, which serves as the lungs of the planet by taking in carbon dioxide, storing it in soils and producing oxygen, are ablaze. Smoke from the widespread fires has turned day...
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Australian Scientists Find How To Save Starving Koalas - Feed Them Poo 21.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Scientists in Australia have discovered how to save starving koalas whose fussy eating habits make them vulnerable to habitat loss: by feeding them poo.
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Sharks, elephants and precious wood in balance at wildlife talks 16.8.2019 Reuters: World News
The fate of mako sharks, African elephants and their ivory, and precious wood used to make musical instruments are on the agenda of member states attending negotiations of the U.N. wildlife watchdog opening on Saturday, officials said.
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Mumbai’s Koli fisherfolk are relieved the courts have stalled the coastal road project 16.8.2019 Scroll.in
Worried that land reclamation would end their traditional livelihood, the city’s Koli community say one-time compensation is unacceptable and insufficient.
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Captive breeding employed to rescue Chile's national animal, a shy deer 14.8.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
Scientists seeking to increase the dwindling population of Chile's national animal, the shy Huemul deer, have released their first captive-bred pair into the wild in a pivotal step in the drive to save the endangered species from ...
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Until the world cuts emissions from agriculture and forestry, climate change goals can’t be reached 12.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A UN report found about 25%-30% of food globally is lost or wasted. Reducing this can significantly lower emissions, and ease pressure on agricultural systems.
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Trump administration overhauls U.S. wildlife protections over objections of conservationists 12.8.2019 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration on Monday finalized changes to provisions of the U.S. Endangered Species Act it says will streamline the decades-old wildlife protection law but which conservation groups say will threaten at-risk species.
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India’s efforts to save its tigers have turned some Adivasi communities into conservation refugees 12.8.2019 Scroll.in
Turning Adivasis out of land earmarked for reserves interrupts their livelihoods and the ecological balance they maintain.
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Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change 11.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change
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Thirsty city tantrums: How Bengaluru’s thirst for water is felt 400 km away 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
To satiate Bengaluru's unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems
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How we manage land today holds the key to addressing climate change 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Land is a critical resource and under pressure from humans and climate change, but it could also be a part of the solution, says latest IPCC report.
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U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming 8.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded.
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Net profit or loss? Kerala’s trawling ban during the monsoon has become a bone of contention 5.8.2019 Scroll.in
Commercial fishers are protesting against a possible extension, though the ban allows the coast to recuperate.
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Both Kodagu and Kerala are fighting off an invasion of giant snails – but only one has found success 4.8.2019 Scroll.in
The foreign pest, which is thought to have arrived in India through trade routes, devours tender leaves and stems, completely destroying plants.
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Vice President asks Foresters to deal with challenges thrown up by climate change; 2.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon Forest Officers across the country to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills to deal with challenges thrown up by climate change and loss of biodiversity.
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Increase In India's Tiger Population A "Good Sign": UN Chief 31.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
India's tiger population, which has more than doubled from 1,411 in 2006 to 2,967 in 2019, is a "good sign" as it meets UN's sustainable development goal which encourages preservation of all species,...
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The rise in India’s tiger population is only half the story. The other half is less rosy 30.7.2019 Scroll.in
A fourth of India’s tigers lived outside protected areas in 2015, a situation made worse by encroachments.
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