User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Endangered Species
Last updated: Jan 17 2019 06:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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More Than Half The World's Coffee Varieties Face "Extinction Risk" 17.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Three in five species of wild coffee are at risk of extinction as a deadly mix of climate change, disease and deforestation puts the future of the world's favourite beverage in jeopardy, new research...
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Many coffee species threatened with extinction, scientists warn 17.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world's wild coffee species at risk of extinction, including the popular commercial coffees Arabica and Robusta, scientists warned on Wednesday.
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World's Loneliest Frog, Romeo, Finds A Date In Juliet 16.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Almost a year after conservationists sent out a plea to help save a species of Bolivian aquatic frog by finding a mate for the last remaining member, Romeo, his very own Juliet has been tracked down...
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India’s swimming camels are endangered by destruction of mangroves in Kutch 14.1.2019 Scroll.in
Kharai camels are dependent on mangroves for their food for eight months of the year.
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River dolphins increasing in Sonitpur 13.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
River dolphins increasing in Sonitpur
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Green Manipur campaign 13.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Green Manipur campaign
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Number of winged visitors declining in famed Satajan wetland 10.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Number of winged visitors declining in famed Satajan wetland
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2 Arrested In Maharashtra With Endangered Pangolin Worth Rs 40 Lakh 9.1.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Pangolin scales are used in traditional Asian medicine, particularly in China and Vietnam.
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Successful turtle breeding in temple campus raises conservation hopes 9.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Successful turtle breeding in temple campus raises conservation hopes
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Profit-hungry tiger breeders behind push to lift China’s trading ban 8.1.2019 Reuters: World News
At the Siberia Tiger Park in the frigid Chinese city of Harbin, visitors can learn about the facility's successful breeding programme and buy chicken carcasses to toss to around 20 tigers pacing the snow flecked ground of their enclosure.
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Harvesting Himalayan Viagra has improved the lot of Uttarakhand villagers (but it may not last long) 6.1.2019 Scroll.in
Cordyceps, a caterpillar fungus highly valued as an aphrodisiac, fetches around Rs 10 lakh per kg in the global black market.
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The tuna that costs a whopping Rs 21 crore! 5.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
A record $3.1 m (Rs 21 crore) has been paid for a giant bluefin tuna at Tokyo's new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late last year.The winning bid for the prized but threatened species at the predawn auction on Saturday was more than double the 2013 annual New Year auction.
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Japan Sushi Tycoon Pays Record $3.1 Million For Rare Bluefin Tuna 5.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A Japanese sushi entrepreneur paid a record $3.1 million for a giant tuna Saturday as Tokyo's new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late last year, held its first pre-dawn New...
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Pedestrians are the most endangered species on Bengaluru’s roads, says analysis 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
It's official: research shows that pedestrians are the most vulnerable when it comes to road accidents. The Footpath Initiative attempts to promote pedestrian safety with the help of data-based analysis on pedestrian crashes in Bengaluru.
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A lion as a pet: Inside the untamed market for wild animals in Pakistan 3.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
There is no law in Pakistan to prohibit the possession of a wild imported animal, say experts.
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6 men slaughter and eat langur; live-stream gruesome act on Facebook 29.12.2018 Zee News : World
The live-stream FB video went viral, sparking outrage across the world.
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Six Men Arrested In Vietnam For Killing, Eating Endangered Monkey 28.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Six men were arrested in central Vietnam for killing and eating an endangered monkey while livestreaming it on a social media site, the police said Friday
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Why a shrinking Bannerghatta forest should worry Bengalureans 27.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Without urgent action against commercialisation of the fringe, Bannerghatta National Park could lose wildlife and biodiversity very soon.
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Call to preserve golden langurs 27.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Call to preserve golden langurs
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14 plant, animal species declared threatened in State 25.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
14 plant, animal species declared threatened in State
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