User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Conservation Efforts
Last updated: Sep 25 2017 11:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Hoolock Gibbon baby born in rehab centre 25.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Hoolock Gibbon baby born in rehab centre
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Training imparted on bamboo propagation & vermicompost 25.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Training imparted on bamboo propagation & vermicompost
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15 vulture species facing extinction set to get global protection 24.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Fifteen species of vultures in 128 countries, including four that are critically endangered in India, may get a fresh lease of life with a 12-year multi-species coordinated action plan to conserve African-Eurasian vultures set to take wing at a UN summit next month, conservationists say.
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15 vulture species facing extinction set to get global protection 24.9.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of species threatened with extinction has listed a majority of these vulture species as critically endangered, indicating a very high risk of extinction in the wild.
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Leonardo DiCaprio announces USD 20 mn environmental grants 21.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Los Angeles [U.S.A], Sept. 21 : Leonardo DiCaprio is using his money and fame for a good cause.
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River Brahmaputra to have India's first floating lab on boat by December 20.9.2017 TOI: India
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Environment Ministry to conduct five rounds of Quiz - ‘Prakriti Khoj’ across the Country 20.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change will hold a quiz on environment - ‘Prakriti Khoj’ throughout the country.
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Protecting nature: Centre notifies buffer zone for Delhi part of Asola Bhatti sanctuary 20.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
The ministry of environment and forests has brought out a notification marking a one-kilometer buffer zone around the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary. This only applies to the parts of sanctuary that fall within Delhi.
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Australia's smallest endangered species at extinction risk 19.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Australia's smallest endangered species are at the greatest risk of extinction due to an imbalance in conservation funding and awareness campaigns, a study revealed on Tuesday.
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Size matters: Biggest and smallest creatures at top risk of extinction 19.9.2017 BusinessLine - News
Animals on both the large and small side of the spectrum face the most risk of extinction, but for very different reasons, each with vast consequences for the planet, researchers said today.For big c...
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Size matters? Biggest and smallest animal species at greater risk of extinction, says study 19.9.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Large vertebrates – or animals with a backbone – are often fished, hunted, trapped, poached or killed as unintentional bycatch.
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Biggest and smallest creatures at top risk of extinction: Study 19.9.2017 DNA: India
Animals on both the large and small side of the spectrum face the most risk of extinction -- but for very different reasons, each with vast consequences for the planet, researchers said. For big creatures -- including whale sharks, Atlantic sturgeon, Somali ostriches, Chinese giant salamanders and Komodo dragons -- people are the top threat to their survival, said the study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a peer-reviewed US journal. Large vertebrates -- or animals with a backbone -- are often fished, hunted, trapped, poached or killed as unintentional bycatch. "Many of the larger species are being killed and consumed by humans," said lead author William Ripple, a distinguished professor of ecology at Oregon State University. "About 90 per cent of all threatened species larger than 2.2 pounds (1 kilogram) in size are being threatened by harvesting," he said. Meanwhile, threats to the smallest animals -- those weighing less than about three ounces (77 grams) -- are also quite high, ...
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Snow leopard now no longer endangered 19.9.2017 TOI: Home
New data taken through 2016 prompted the reclassification of the snow leopard from the endangered list to the vulnerable category. The difference means, simply, that the animals have gone from “very high risk“ to “high risk“ of extinction in the wild. But the snow leopard can still face a decline of 10% or more over the next three generations in its habitats.
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The legal status of animals 19.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The monkey selfie case has come to an end, but questions remain unanswered
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Now, villagers in DNP area to get all basic amenities 19.9.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Large crocodile strikes panic in Agra 18.9.2017 TOI: Home
A nearly nine-foot-long crocodile was rescued by Wildlife SOS from a village in Fatehabad after it struck panic among local residents. The massive reptile was safely rescued and released into Chambal river in presence of forest officials.
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Delhi's first ever 'Big Butterfly Count': Enthusiasts cover the city in search of different species 18.9.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The approximately four-hour-long butterfly count began at 8:00 am and finished at noon – the 'best window' to record butterfly species, as per experts.
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Students of Amity University hold first-ever ‘Butterfly Count’ 18.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Event aimed at raising awareness about butterflies and the role they play in indicating the ecological balance of a region
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Jacqueline Fernandez announces The Body Shop's Bio-Bridge project in India 17.9.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi , September 17 : A British cosmetics and skin care company, along with its brand ambassador Jacqueline Fernandez, has announced its bio-bridge project in India.
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India’s butterfly man says mining taking toll on species 17.9.2017 TOI: Goa
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