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Alarm bells on silent mode 24.11.2012 Asian Age: Chennai
A day after the National Green Tribunal passed orders on Union ministries of telecom, environment and health, seeking details about the health hazards likely to be caused by cellphone towers and on the violations, scientists and biologists express that very little has been done by the Tamil Nadu and Central governments on the alarming issue. “In the name of development, cellphone towers have mushroomed across the state for private profit. Except for BSNL towers, most private cellphone towers exhibit alarming levels of electromagnetic radiation which is above the prescribed limit. We are yet to monitor such radiation in Chennai,” said RTI activist V. Sathiabalan, who also served as a telephone advisory committee member–Chennai. The excess radiation not only affects the health of people but also makes sparrows and bees disappear from the city, according to biologists and ornithologists. But till date, no concrete study has been done to explain the impact ...
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Alarm bells on silent mode 24.11.2012 Asian Age: Chennai
A day after the National Green Tribunal passed orders on Union ministries of telecom, environment and health, seeking details about the health hazards likely to be caused by cellphone towers and on the violations, scientists and biologists express that very little has been done by the Tamil Nadu and Central governments on the alarming issue. “In the name of development, cellphone towers have mushroomed across the state for private profit. Except for BSNL towers, most private cellphone towers exhibit alarming levels of electromagnetic radiation which is above the prescribed limit. We are yet to monitor such radiation in Chennai,” said RTI activist V. Sathiabalan, who also served as a telephone advisory committee member–Chennai. The excess radiation not only affects the health of people but also makes sparrows and bees disappear from the city, according to biologists and ornithologists. But till date, no concrete study has been done to explain the impact of ...
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Protecting biodiversity need of the hour: Collector 23.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Protecting biodiversity need of the hour: Collector
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A traditional rice variety, ‘kalarpalai’, rises again 23.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A traditional rice variety, ‘kalarpalai’, rises again
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Several city areas have lost their original names 23.11.2012 The Assam Tribune
Several city areas have lost their original names
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Karnataka high court issues notice highlighting biopiracy and governmental apathy 22.11.2012 Bangalore News, Bangalore City News | Cities News - Times of India
Karnataka high court issues notice highlighting biopiracy and governmental apathy
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india and Nepal Vulture population stabilises 22.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
india and Nepal Vulture population stabilises
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Dy CM inaugurated Manipur Sangai Festival 22.11.2012 Kangla Online
Dy CM inaugurated Manipur Sangai Festival
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Brrr, its cold in the Zoo too 21.11.2012 Star of Mysore
Brrr, its cold in the Zoo too
UN report warns of widening climate gap 21.11.2012 Hindu: S & T
A U.N. report on rising greenhouse gas emissions reminded world governments on Wednesday that their efforts to fight climate change are far from enough to meet their stated goal of limiting global...
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Bird race: 157 species spotted in capital 21.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Bird race: 157 species spotted in capital
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Vulture population stabilises in India, Nepal 21.11.2012 Zee News : Science and Technology
The decline of three of Asia`s critically endangered vulture species, the best known scavenging birds, which were almost near extinction, has begun to stabilise in India and Nepal, says a paper.
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Vulture population stabilises in India, Nepal 21.11.2012 New Kerala: India News
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Two third of marine life still unknown: Study 21.11.2012 TOI: All Headlines
Two third of marine life still unknown: Study
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‘Dams destroying fisheries and livelihoods’ 21.11.2012 DNA: Mumbai
A letter sent by experts warns the government about the sorry state of inland water fisheries and riverine fisheries.
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`Grave robber` survived end of Dinosaur era by burrowing underground 20.11.2012 Zee News : Science and Technology
An international team of researchers has resolved the evolutionary relationships of Necrolestes patagonensis, whose name translates into “grave robber,� referring to its burrowing and underground lifestyle.
Wipe off the grime 20.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Wipe off the grime
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Wipe off the grime 20.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Wipe off the grime
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Wipe off the grime 20.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Wipe off the grime
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Wipe off the grime 20.11.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Wipe off the grime
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