User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Endangered Species
Last updated: Jul 12 2020 21:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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If you hate palm oil for causing environmental harm, you should hate coconut oil even more 12.7.2020 Scroll.in
For every million metric tonnes of coconut oil produced, 20.2 species are threatened.
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60% of KNP under flood water 12.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
60% of KNP under flood water
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In one of India’s eight biodiversity hotspots, unchecked development has reduced forest cover by 26% 9.7.2020 Scroll.in
Uttara Kannada is home to more than 4,600 flowering plants, 508 birds and 120 mammals.
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In Central and Western India, rails, roads and power lines are cutting through forest tracts 7.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A recent study highlights how linear infrastructure is causing forest fragmentation.
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Tensions between India, China and Nepal could hinder climate research in the Himalayas 5.7.2020 Scroll.in
The region is already known as a ‘black hole for data’, with no long-term monitoring or international cooperation.
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‘Reading helps cope with stress and provides creative solutions in the uncertain times of Covid-19’ 5.7.2020 Scroll.in
An interview with psychiatrist Shyam Bhat on the importance of books and reading during the pandemic.
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Burhachapori wildlife sanctuary hit by problems aplenty 5.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Burhachapori wildlife sanctuary hit by problems aplenty
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Bid to promote environmental awareness through fashion 5.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Bid to promote environmental awareness through fashion
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A cartoonist is using satire to spotlight Assam’s biodiversity – and its destruction 4.7.2020 Scroll.in
Deborshee Gogoi says his work gives ‘voice to voiceless animals’.
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Rare Javan Rhinoceros Enjoys A Mudbath. Over A Million Views For Video 3.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
A rare Javan rhinoceros has been captured on camera gleefully rolling around in the khaki, tropical waters of a national park.
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Assam: Oil India fined Rs 25 crore by National Green Tribunal for Baghjan gas well fire 26.6.2020 Scroll.in
The green court asked an expert committee to visit the oil well and assess the extent of loss. The committee will have submit its report within a month.
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Plastic "Has Entered" Antarctic Terrestrial Food Chain 24.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Scientists have found bits of polystyrene in the guts of tiny, soil-dwelling organisms in the Antarctic, raising concern that microplastics pollution has already "deeply" entered the world's most...
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India’s heatwaves will intensify four-fold by 2100, says its first climate assessment report 23.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The report also warns of increased stress on the country’s natural resources.
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Environmentalists rendering yeoman service in Sonitpur dist 18.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Environmentalists rendering yeoman service in Sonitpur dist
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100-Year-Old Giant Tortoise "Diego" Retires After Saving His Species 17.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Diego the giant Galapagos tortoise whose tireless efforts are credited with almost single-handedly saving his once-threatened species, was put out to pasture Monday on his native island after decades...
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Inherent vice: Is racism hardwired into human DNA? 15.6.2020 Scroll.in
And how does modern civilisation encourage us to suppress these tribalistic impulses?
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While everyone was in lockdown, India cleared infrastructure projects in protected areas 15.6.2020 Scroll.in
Assam’s Dehing Patkai and Goa’s Bhagwan Mahavir and Mollem National Park are among the reserves under threat.
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Baghjan Inferno – A threat to Economy, Human health and Biodiversity 14.6.2020 Times of Assam
The massive inferno at Baghjan oil well in Assam’s Tinsukia, a major industrial disaster which is unfolding right now. Raging flames engulfing the Baghjan oil field, where a gas leak happening since the last two weeks has finally resulted in this. It, unfortunately, claimed the lives of two firefighters, one of them a former national ...
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Researchers in Thailand testing horseshoe bats for coronavirus 13.6.2020 Reuters: World News
Researchers in Thailand began collecting samples from horseshoe bats to test them for coronavirus amid concerns they may pose a threat to local residents, a government statement said on Saturday.
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Thailand Researchers Testing Horseshoe Bats To Check If They Carry Virus 13.6.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Researchers in Thailand began collecting samples from horseshoe bats to test them for coronavirus amid concerns they may pose a threat to local residents, a government statement said on Saturday.
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