User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Endangered Species
Last updated: Nov 16 2018 02:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mountain gorillas off 'critically endangered' list in rare recovery 16.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Central African mountain gorillas came off the 'critically endangered' species list on Thursday following a rare and dramatic recovery in numbers over the past decade.
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Drunk online shopper ends up with live pig, peacock, giant salamander 14.11.2018 Sify Finance
Drinks and online shopping is probably the next thing you should not mix. A man, possibly single, decided to shop online during the Singles' Day sale in China, only to
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North East states lack data on snakes diversity 12.11.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
North East states lack data on snakes diversity
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Eight Captive-Reared Vultures To Be Released With Tracking Devices 11.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Eight captive-reared critically endangered white-backed vultures are set to take wings early next year for the first time in India since the vulture conservation centre near Pinjore was set up in...
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In the Western Ghats, wind farming is making lizards change colour, says new study 9.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Wind turbines in the biodiversity hotspot are creating a ‘predation-free environment’.
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Warming Of Indian Ocean Reportedly Threatening India's Fisheries 9.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Warming of the Indian Ocean at a fast pace owing to climate change poses a threat to the multi-million dollar blue economy of India, scientists said in Kolkata on Thursday.
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NE States lack data on snake diversity 8.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
NE States lack data on snake diversity
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Did online intervention groups delay action against tigress Avni, allow her to kill more people? 8.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Social media activists created unnecessary pressure for forest officials, who failed to act when they should have.
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Four of six rare black rhinos die after move to Chad 6.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Four out of six endangered black rhinos that were relocated to Chad from South Africa have died, possibly of starvation, the two countries and an NGO said.
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Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Over Implementing 2-Child Norm 6.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking implementation of the two child policy in the country to curb "monstrous" population explosion which is "seriously" polluting environment and...
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In Gujarat’s Kutch, a horticulture boom is decimating the biodiversity hotspot’s bird population 4.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Among the avian species at risk, mainly due to increasing use of pesticides, is the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard.
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China Lifting Trade Ban On Tiger, Rhino Parts May Impact India: Experts 4.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indian wildlife experts have urged the government to be vigilant against poaching of tigers and rhinos after China eased a 25-year ban on the trade of body parts of the animals, and said New Delhi...
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Earth’s wilderness areas are vanishing, and only five countries can save them 2.11.2018 Scroll.in
More than 70% of remaining wilderness is in just five countries: Australia, Russia, Canada, the United States (Alaska), and Brazil.
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Is it time to retire the term ‘human-wildlife conflicts’ to describe encounters with animals? 2.11.2018 Scroll.in
A recent paper argues that the term is provocative, misleading and makes it harder to find the real solutions.
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By crowdsourcing information on hornbill species, a new project is aiding their conservation 1.11.2018 Scroll.in
The endangered birds and face significant threats from hunting, logging and habitat loss.
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Odisha Government Prepares Plan For Nesting Of Olive Ridley Turtles 31.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Ahead of imposing a ban on fishing in the state coastline for the annual mass nesting of Olive Ridley Turtles, the Odisha government has prepared an action plan to ensure protection of the endangered...
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Meghan and Harry name newly hatched kiwi chicks on final day of Pacific tour 31.10.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan bestowed names on Wednesday to two newly-hatched young of New Zealand's national bird, the kiwi, in the northeastern town of Rotorua, on the final day of their two-week tour of the ...
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Special Report - Ocean Shock: Big aquaculture bulldozes Borneo 30.10.2018 Reuters: World News
Swinging his machete with an economy of movement that only the jungle can teach, Matakin Bondien lopped a stray branch from the path of his boat. He hopped barefoot from the prow, climbed a muddy slope and stared once more at what he'd lost.
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Meet the ‘batmen’ who explore Meghalaya’s caves to document the elusive flying mammal 30.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state is home to about half of the recorded bat species in India.
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Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal species since 1970, says World Wildlife Fund report 30.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Overexploitation for human consumption, agriculture, land conversion and habitat loss were stated as the top reasons for a decline in biodiversity.
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