User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Species Loss
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Great Barrier Reef coral halved in 27 years: Study 2.10.2012 HBL: Features
The coral cover of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, a World Heritage Site, has halved over the past 27 years due to cyclones, poisonous starfish and bleaching linked to climate change, a new study...
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Bid to save Chhattisgarh's wild buffaloes through cloning 2.10.2012 New Kerala: World News
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Petrol dealers to suspend purchases for two days 1.10.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Petrol dealers to suspend purchases for two days
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Greening the earth 1.10.2012 Hindu: Kids
A meet to discuss what we can do to save our environment.
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'Building and retaining capacity is the toughest challenge' 1.10.2012 Down to Earth
Balakrishna Pisupati is in the hot seat as chairperson of the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), where he has to deal with regulatory and conservation issues against the backdrop of a precipitous loss of biodiversity and increasing cases of biopiracy. He comes well equipped for that task, being among a handful of people in the country with two decades of experience in dealing with issues of conservation and formulating policy at the local, national, regional and global levels. He has had stints at United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), UN University"s Institute of Advanced Studies based in Yokohama, Japan, and with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. efore taking over as NBA chairperson, Pisupati was the directing the UNEP"s project on biodiversity, land law and governance programme from Nairobi where he served as the focal point for UNEP multilateral environmental agreements. In an interview to Latha Jishnu , he explains the various challenges ...
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'Other species also need attention' 1.10.2012 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
'Other species also need attention'
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`Why just tigers, protect other endangered species too` 1.10.2012 Zee News : Science and Technology
This was proposed at a meeting of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
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Dependency syndrome 30.9.2012 Hindustan Times: Views
Dependency syndrome
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Why just tigers, protect other endangered species 30.9.2012 Zee News : Science and Technology
This was proposed at a meeting of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
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Call to live in harmony with nature 30.9.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Call to live in harmony with nature
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Why just tigers, protect other endangered species too: Wildlife Board 30.9.2012 New Kerala: World News
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Metro rail running down city’s green cover: activists 29.9.2012 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Metro rail running down city’s green cover: activists
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Leopard skinshow means trouble for cat 29.9.2012 DNA: Top News
Soon enough, the leopard might become as endangered as the tiger is.
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Works on at frenetic pace for biodiversity meet 29.9.2012 Hindu: Home
Manmohan Singh will attend the high-level segment meeting on October 18
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Metro rail running down Chennai’s green cover: activists 29.9.2012 Hindu: Cities
The city’s trees are giving way to metro rail as about 385 trees will be felled for the on-going construction.Seventy eight trees from the stretch between Washermanpet station and Chennai Ai...
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Taking stock of biodiversity 28.9.2012 Down to Earth
The Convention on Biological Diversity, 20 years on, is still struggling to stem the precipitous decline in biodiversity. After missing the 2010 target of reducing biodiversity loss, it is now pulling out all stops to meet the Aichi Targets, named after the Japanese prefecture where new goals for protection were set two years ago. As time runs out to protect the world"s "natural capital", the forthcoming CBD conference in Hyderabad will discuss innovative ways of financing biodiversity from partnerships with business to payments for ecosystem services. Will this save the planet, asks Latha Jishnu Photo: Gavin Newman / Greenpeace Protect & ...
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A conservative agenda 28.9.2012 Down to Earth
Debates explode over more focus on species beneficial to humans The Great Indian Bustard will disappear in the next two decades, says IUCN (Photo: Ramanan Padmanabhan / MNS) Homepage Teaser: Debates explode over more focus on species beneficial to humans ...
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The hunt for benefits 28.9.2012 Down to Earth
India is hailed as a pioneer in implementing the third objective of the Convention on Biological Diversity—fair and equitable sharing of the benefits resulting from the use of genetic resources—and its laws to conserve biodiversity and protect traditional knowledge have been held up as examples for the world. Latha Jishnu looks at how well the regulations are working in practice and the issues that people and institutions are grappling with to safeguard the country"s ecological heritage. Jyotika Sood travels across Madhya Pradesh and M Suchitra to Kerala to discover that people are yet to benefit from the natural wealth around them because building awareness at the grassroots has barely begun Photo: Amit ...
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Four leopards killed every week in India: WWF 28.9.2012 Down to Earth

Report warns that the endangered cat may reach near extinction as happened with tiger

imageTrapped in a well, this leopard walked more than 120 km to reach the forests of Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai (Photo: PROJECT WAGHOBA)

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Time to embrace evergreen agriculture? 28.9.2012 Hindu: Hyderabad
Green revolution has become ecologically, economically unsustainable, feels scholar
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