User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Endangered Species
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Spotlight put on mango farming, seed bank creation 25.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Central zoo authority can decide penguins’ fate: HC 25.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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HC seeks CZA's stand on penguin controversy 24.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Gangetic dolphins sighted in highly polluted pockets of Hooghly river 23.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The study was conducted by observing and counting dolphins from the riverbank at specific locations along the 534-km stretch of the Hooghly in West Bengal.
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Gangetic dolphins sighted in highly polluted pockets of Hooghly 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Experts from Worldwide Fund for Nature-India, who mapped the abundance of and threats to Gangetic dolphins in the Hooghly, say one of the most "striking features" of the study was that the endangered mammals were sighted in highly polluted pockets of the river.
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WWF to start counting Ganges river dolphin in November 23.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
After the rains stop in October-November, we will undertake the survey along a 534 km stretch of Bengal in six-seven spots, but with a difference from previous practice, Sen said.
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WWF to undertake Ganges dolphin count in November 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
“This dolphin, a national aquatic animal, is not seen during rains and we will undertake the exercise when water level comes down in the river,” she said.
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Two held with rare species of snakes 23.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
The duo was allegedly trying to smuggle two Earth Boa snakes worth ₹55 lakh
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Bird sanctuary in Badopal village yet to take wings 23.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Over 1500 Fish Knights from Lovely Professional University join Tata Power's Act for Mahseer conservation movement 22.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Over 1500 Fish Knights from Lovely Professional University join Tata Power's Act for Mahseer conservation movement
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World Water Day Reflections 21.3.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The U.N. General Assembly in 1993 designated March 22 as World Water Day and over the years as water resources are increasingly critically threatened and as acess to safe drinking water to greater numbers of people becomes a growing reality, this day has become a very important day and so too the themes chosen to motivate particularly policy makers and administrators dealing with critical resources such as water.
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Centre clears way for satellite tracking of endangered Pinjore vultures 21.3.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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It's time to think green... 20.3.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
I start with a question. Has the word 'forest' become more prevalent in our everyday vocabulary, no matter which walk of life we come from? I mean, how often do we see, read or refer to a mention of this term. Let's explore a few possibilities. The word sometimes comes across in news with a statistical enumeration of the tree cover that India has and whether we are falling short of our policy goals. At other times, there is an appeal that trees need to be protected as they give a whole deal of services to human beings. Good air, water, a peek into wildlife, a fine trek and much else our environmental mind would desire. Then, there are occasions when the reference is that of a contest. Should part of the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh be submerged because India is experimenting with the idea of interlinking of rivers or is the habitat of the black-necked crane more important than India's strategic dam building in Arunachal Pradesh? Mini hydel projects or wind power are the alternatives for many ...
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Fewer tweets on city’s skyscape 20.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Surveys across the city find marked fall in house sparrow count
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Vanishing birds and less of tweets 20.3.2017 Hindu: News
Surveys across the city find marked fall in house sparrow count in city
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Humans may have transformed the Sahara from lush paradise to barren desert 18.3.2017 All International Stories
Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world
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Sloth bear killing riles wildlife activists 18.3.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Cricketer Yusuf Pathan bats for elephants 18.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Cricketer Yusuf Pathan on Friday stressed the need to conserve environment and protect wildlife.
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Humboldt Penguins with 'Western names' unveiled in Mumbai Zoo 17.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A tiny colony of seven endangered Humboldt Penguins, imported from an aquarium in Seoul last July, finally went on public display at the Mumbai Zoo here on Friday -- amidst a controversy over their 'western' names.
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Yusuf Pathan bats for elephants 17.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Cricketer Yusuf Pathan on Friday stressed the need to conserve environment and protect wildlife.
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