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On a wing and a prayer 28.2.2013 Down to Earth

Vulture revival projects give hope

Mahazareen DasturMahazareen DasturIn 1993, when South African photojournalist Kevin Carter clicked a vulture stalking a dying child in Sudan many expressed outrage. After all in most parts of the world, vultures are reviled. Carter was censured for having done nothing to help the dying child. In spite of the outrage, the photographer went on to win a Pulitzer Prize for the picture in 1994.

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466 important bird areas identified in India 28.2.2013 TOI: All Headlines
466 important bird areas identified in India
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Bringing back a commoner 27.2.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Bringing back a commoner
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ICFRE releases report on World Bank funded project 27.2.2013 HBL: Home
Dehradun-based Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) on Wednesday released the annual and semi-annual reports of the World Bank funded project on Sustainable Land and Ecosystem...
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Kanpur: Very few turtle nesting sites sighted this year 27.2.2013 Kanpur - City - The Times of India
It is the time of the year when hundreds of turtles make their way to the banks of Yamuna to lay their eggs.However, heavy release of water from Tajewala dam and Hathnikund barrage in Haryana for bathing purpose at Kumbh mela in Allahabad has delayed the mass nesting .
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Sundarbans: Where farmers sell goats to protect trees 26.2.2013 Zee News : Science and Technology
Aware that the only weapon they have to fight climate change are mangrove swamps, villagers in Sundarbans are now gradually rediscovering their love for the trees with some even selling off cattle which damage the plantation.
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‘Common birds vanishing fast in TN’ 26.2.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Common birds vanishing fast in TN’
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17 Amur tigers died in Russia in 2012 26.2.2013 New Kerala: World News
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Russia: 17 Amur tigers died in 2012 due to human action 26.2.2013 Oneindia.in: News
Moscow, Feb 26: At least 17 Amur tigers died in Russia's far eastern territories over the past year, most of them due to human action, wildlife experts said.Another eight big cats were saved from death by environmental officials and activists, the
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A small world 25.2.2013 Deccan Herald - Supplements
A small world
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Seminar on sustained biodiversity 25.2.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Seminar on sustained biodiversity
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Why are sparrows endangered in India? 25.2.2013 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
When was the last time you noticed a sparrow in your window? Why are sparrows endangered in modern India? You can help prevent their decline.
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Three-day training on jhum cultivation 25.2.2013 The Telegraph : North East
Jorhat, Feb. 24: The Rain Forest Research Institute (RFRI) at Lahdoigarh here will start a three-day training programme from tomorrow on shifting cultivation practices vis-à-vis livelihood opportunities in the Northeast.
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APCLC condemns twin blasts 24.2.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
APCLC condemns twin blasts
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Attappady to become State’s goat hub 24.2.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Attappady to become State’s goat hub
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Biodiversity study to be conducted by Bombay Natural History Society 24.2.2013 TOI: All Headlines
Biodiversity study to be conducted by Bombay Natural History Society
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Drink red wine to protect hearing, cognition 23.2.2013 New Kerala: Health News
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US to air drop toxic mice on Guam snakes 23.2.2013 deccanherald.com
US to air drop toxic mice on Guam snakes
New York NGO may help restore Darjeeling's soil health 22.2.2013 New Kerala: India News
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Pollution threatens kole lands, says expert panel 22.2.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Pollution threatens kole lands, says expert panel
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