User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Endangered Species
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UK's Prince Charles says climate change is humanity's greatest threat 22.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
Britain's Prince Charles said on Wednesday that global warming and climate change are the greatest threats humanity has faced, calling on business leaders in Davos to act now to create a sustainable economic future.
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Australian bushfires threaten to drive tiny animal communities extinct 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australian animals living in specific habitats, such as mountain lizards, leaf-tailed geckos and pear-shaped frogs, are battling the threat of extinction after fierce bushfires razed large areas of their homes, a new Reuters analysis shows.
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Rescuer opens home to baby flying-foxes orphaned by Australian bushfires 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Janine Davies lifts out a three-week-old baby flying-fox from its makeshift home of a towel draped over a rack in her bathroom and gently feeds it milk using a tiny bottle.
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Climate Change Pushing Australia's Platypus Towards Extinction: Report 20.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Prolonged drought and other effects of climate change are pushing Australia's unique platypus population towards extinction, scientists warned in a study published Monday.
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Wildfire wreaks havoc on Shirui peak in Manipur 19.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Wildfire wreaks havoc on Shirui peak in Manipur
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How growing consumerism in India, China and the US is harming primate habitats across the world 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
The global demand for goods such as palm oil and rubber puts enormous pressure on environmental resources.
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These are the best underwater photos of the year! 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
The Underwater Photography Guide has announced the winners of their 8th annual Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition: a selection that runs the gamut between beautiful, eye popping and, in the case of the Conservation category winner, tragic and unnerving. This year's contest attracted "thousands" of entries from 78 countries across the world.
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Watch: A group of rare, endangered Siberian tigers frolics in the snow 16.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Siberian tiger is now found only in the Russian Far East, Northeast China, and possibly North Korea.
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DON'T MISS: Stunning pix from Maasai Mara 15.1.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Noida-based Dr Pawan Sharma recently visited Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya and shot these amazing pictures. Take a look!
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Koalas, wallabies endangered by Australia bushfires 'ecological disaster' 13.1.2020 Reuters: Entertainment News
The Australian government committed A$50 million to an emergency wildlife recovery program on Monday, calling the bushfires crisis engulfing the country "an ecological disaster" that threatens several species, including koalas and rock ...
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Bushfire crisis: Australia may list Koalas as ‘endangered’, pledges $50 million for wildlife 13.1.2020 Scroll.in
Environment Minister Sussan Ley said the koala population has taken an ‘extraordinary hit’ in the ongoing bushfires.
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Australian prime minister's approval rating goes up in flames 13.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Public support for Prime Minister Scott Morrison has slumped to its lowest levels amid widespread anger over his government's handling of Australia's bushfire crisis, according to a survey released by Newspoll on Monday.
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Australia Could List Koalas As "Endangered" Amid Bushfire Crisis 13.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The Australian government has said it could declare Koalas as an "endangered" species after their population suffered "extraordinary hit" in the bushfire crisis, which destroyed 30 per cent of their...
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Indigenous communities living near Urpad Beel facing threat to livelihood 8.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Indigenous communities living near Urpad Beel facing threat to livelihood
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“Tiger State” Madhya Pradesh now ready to embrace lions 7.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, While Madhya Pradesh has not only got the distinction of being a tiger state in the country in the last one year once again, but it has also started continuous efforts towards forest-wildlife conservation and upliftment of forest dwellers, along with dealing with global climate change and global warming. In order to save the […]
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In Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, the lucrative fish feed industry is killing traditional fisheries 6.1.2020 Scroll.in
Fishermen are now aggressively targeting waste or juvenile catch that were once treated as bycatch.
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Arunachal villagers declare forest area as conservation zone 6.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal villagers declare forest area as conservation zone
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BSF urged to check trans-border wildlife trade 6.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
BSF urged to check trans-border wildlife trade
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In Odisha, a coal mining project has undone years of tree-conservation efforts in one fell swoop 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
In Talabira village, a green expanse has been replaced by a checkerboard of tree stubs.
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