User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Species Loss
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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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Watch: Sweet baby rhino ‘protects’ its mother from vets. What’s the sad truth behind its concern? 14.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rhinos are relentlessly hunted for their horns, leading to their critical endangerment worldwide. This young rhino wants to help, it just doesn't know how.
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Rare Deer-Like Animal Rediscovered In Vietnam After 30 Years 11.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A very rare species of small, deer-like animal thought to be on the verge of extinction has been spotted in the northwestern jungle of Vietnam for the first time in nearly 30 years.
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Why Mumbai is not excited about the proposed transplantation of 5000 trees 10.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Mumbai faces transplantation of about 5000 trees to compensate for the loss of tree cover due to various Metro projects across the city. Yet, environmentalists have little hope as 56% of the trees transplanted in the city since 2017 have failed to survive the relocation.
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Emergence Of Deadly Virus May Be Linked To Melting Arctic Sea Ice: Study 9.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Decline of ice in the Arctic sea can lead to the emergence of a deadly virus that could threaten marine life in the North Pacific, says a recent study.
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India Gears Up For UN Summit On Migratory Species 9.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
CMS COP13 will be guided by the theme: 'Migratory species connect the planet and together we welcome them home'.
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Over 11,000 scientists Around The World Declare "Climate Emergency" 5.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In a move that backs a term used to date mainly by climate activists and left-leaning politicians, a new study by 11,258 scientists in 153 countries from a broad range of disciplines warns that the...
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This Diwali, take a couple of minutes to see what noisy celebrations could mean 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
How does noise pollution affect animals and birds? How can we reduce noise pollution and help protect the other species we share the earth with? A ten year old citizen journalist has the answers...and a plea.
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Shirui Lily Festival concludes with much fanfare 20.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Shirui Lily Festival concludes with much fanfare
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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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