User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Species Loss
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Clock ticks for Madagascar lemurs 21.10.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Clock ticks for Madagascar lemurs
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Loss of habitat puts waterbirds at risk 21.10.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Loss of habitat puts waterbirds at risk
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Cyclone Phailin batters fish farming 21.10.2013 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
The total loss to fisheries and shrimp sectors during the recent cyclone and torrential rain in the state would be around Rs 364 crore.
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The clock is ticking for Madagascar's lemurs 21.10.2013 TOI: All Headlines
The clock is ticking for Madagascar's lemurs
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Glorious bustards 21.10.2013 Hindu: Home
The great Indian bustard was once Salim Ali’s candidate for national bird. The bird is now facing a bleak future. The most common bird sighted on the fields of Haryana, Rajasthan and Madhya Prades...
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Digging up the dirt 21.10.2013 Hindu: Lead
Mining companies have received favourable impact assessments even as they do great damage to the environment because regulators are willing to look the other way
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Agro-biodiversity and malnutrition 20.10.2013 Financial Chronicle
Jawaharlal Nehru often pointed out that we are a poor people inhabiting a rich country. Because of our richness in biodiversity, we are ranked among the major mega biodiversity areas of the world. Unfortunately, many of these biodiversity-rich areas have been affected by genetic erosion, largely due to habitat destruction and the invasion of alien species. Within the overall canvas of biodiversity, we are rich in genetic variability in economically important plants. Such variability in plants of economic value is referred to as agro-biodiversity. Several agro-biodiversity hotspots are predominantly inhabited by tribal families. Although these tribals have a conservation ethos which results in their paying considerable attention to maintenance and enhancement of natural resources, economic and public policy compulsions often lead to a shift in their attention from endemic agro-biodiversity to modern high yielding varieties. Genetic homogeneity leads to genetic vulnerability to biotic and abiotic ...
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Phailin throws water on OUAT research 20.10.2013 newindianexpress.com
Of 51 research projects being implemented across the country by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 45 were being carried out in Odisha alone by OUAT
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Tropical mountains are ‘browning’, says study 19.10.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Tropical mountains are ‘browning’, says study
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Rare turtles to be released in Sunderbans 19.10.2013 TOI: All Headlines
Rare turtles to be released in Sunderbans
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Tropical mountains are ‘browning’, says study 19.10.2013 Hindu: Home
A satellite study of five mountainous tropical biodiversity hotspots around the globe, including tropical forests of the Himalayas, reveal that vegetation has been “browning” due to climate change...
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A better world is here 18.10.2013 TOI: All Headlines
A better world is here
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Policy indifference threatens to make the Great Indian Bustard extinct 17.10.2013 India Together - Environment

A fragile grassland ecosystem combined with skewed thrust on conservation of forest lands vis-a-vis the arid dry grasslands paints a bleak future for the Great Indian Bustard, whose numbers are fast dwindling. Malini Shankar reports.
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Phailin killed fauna too; 5 blackbucks die in Odisha 17.10.2013 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Phailin killed fauna too; 5 blackbucks die in Odisha
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Phailin killed fauna too; 5 blackbucks die 17.10.2013 Hindustan Times: India
Phailin killed fauna too; 5 blackbucks die
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A lake in danger of extinction 17.10.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A lake in danger of extinction
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China revives edangered local rice species 17.10.2013 New Kerala: World News
Shijiazhuang, Oct 17 : A rare indigenous rice species, which was almost extinct in the 1970s due to low output, is being revived in north China's Hebei Province.
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Children rescue barbet 17.10.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Children rescue barbet
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Freshwater shrimps face extinction in Kerala 17.10.2013 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Freshwater shrimps face extinction in Kerala
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Great Indian Bustard under threat 17.10.2013 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Destruction of its habitat and poaching are the key problems
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