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Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Conservation Efforts
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Agriculture Minister’s Message on World Food Day 16.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
World Food Day is a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger. The theme of World Food Day 2018 is ‘Our actions are our future – A zero hunger world by 2030 is possible’. Speaking on the World Food Day, Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that the Indian Council of Agricultural Research takes action to remove  the suffering from hunger and ensure food security and a nutritious diet for all. The focus of the Government of India is that food is a basic need and fundamental human right.
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When the grey hornbill returns home 16.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
FC Bureau The sighting of an Indian grey hornbill created a frenzy on a Lahore street on Monday. Wonder why? Once a native bird of Lahore, according to ornithologists, the population of the Indian grey hornbill has now gone down to an alarming level with only a few pair left in the city. So much so that the species is listed as “Near Threatened” in the country by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).  Journalist Ali Raza wrote in The News daily, “Sitting on a big jamun tree on Canal Bank Road opposite GOR attracted a number of motorists who parked their bikes and cars along the road to sight the unusual and unexpected appearance of the bird. The grey bird, with dull white belly and a helmet like structure extending to its beak was sitting next to a hole in the treet trunk suggesting that it was his home.” Independent bird surveys reveal that there are only 30 to 50 species left in Lahore. The number was 240 in 1965 and 101 in 1992. Experts attribute their dwindling population to lack ...
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Troubled waters: Why Manipur is fast losing its indigenous fish species 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
The construction of the Ithai barrage, pollution and overexploitation are mainly to blame.
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Call to protect 15.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Call to protect
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Jadav Payeng urges Dhemaji villagers to embark on greening drive 13.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Jadav Payeng urges Dhemaji villagers to embark on greening drive
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Madagascar guides fret about the future as loggers destroy forests 12.10.2018 Reuters: World News
In Vohibola forest in the east of Madagascar, tourist guide Nabe worries about his future as slash-and-burn farming and decades of logging slowly destroy his livelihood.
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Could 3D printing help replace coral reef habitats lost to climate change? 12.10.2018 Scroll.in
It may sound fantastical, but scientists are working on it.
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Family Stranded Outside Home, Thanks To 8-Foot Boa Constrictor 12.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A family in Florida was recently left stranded outside their home, thanks to an 8-foot boa constrictor blocking their door.
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Tanzanian rangers harness new technology to fight poachers 10.10.2018 Reuters: World News
In Tanzania's Grumeti Game Reserve, next to Serengeti National Park, elephants roam, rangers sleep more peacefully at night, and poachers have been put on notice, thanks to new technology designed to protect one of the world's most endangered species.
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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation 10.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modihas approved Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation. The Memorandum of Cooperation will enable establishment and promotion of closer and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the field of environment protection and management of natural resources on the basis of equity, reciprocity and mutual benefits, taking into account the applicable laws and legal provisions in each country.
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CM attends TERI Meet 9.10.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Gangtok ,09 Oct (IPR) : The Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri Pawan Chamling presided over the inaugural session of The Eastern & Northeastern Region Policy Dialogue on “Making Liveable Cities: Challenges and Way Forward” at Chintan Bhawan today. Organized by The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) New Delhi, the dialogue was held primarily to bring together […]
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Green Court NGT Declines To Review Order On Protection Of Indigenous Cows 9.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The National Green Tribunal has refused to review its order which had disposed of a plea seeking protection of critically endangered indigenous species of cattle on the ground that the central and...
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63rd Wildlife Week concludes ; Najma calls for ban on hunting 9.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
63rd Wildlife Week concludes ; Najma calls for ban on hunting
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“Relationship with environment must be based on cooperation”: Dr. Mahesh Sharma 8.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Urging children to play a leading role in the protection of wildlife and environment, Minister of State of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, has said that our relationship with environment must be based on cooperation.
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Guj lions will not be relocated as situation is under control: Vijay Rupani 7.10.2018 Zee News : India National
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday said that lions in the Gir forest will not be relocated. 
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Financial assistance is being provided by the government to promote value chain in organic farming in North East region : Radha Mohan Singh 5.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh while addressing the conclave of Chief Ministers of Himalayan states organized in Shimla said that Himalayan states are diverse in agricultural species, agricultural production systems and livestock breeds.
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'We will do whatever is required to save the lions' 5.10.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'The media hype that the Gir lion species is in danger is totally wrong.'
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180 butterfly species recorded in Arunachal 3.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
180 butterfly species recorded in Arunachal
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More African ivory being smuggled into China despite ban: report 2.10.2018 Reuters: World News
More African ivory is being smuggled into China from Myanmar and Beijing's ban on trade in ivory has failed to dampen imports, a report by conservation group Save the Elephants said on Tuesday.
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Meet on preserving biodiversity, livelihood through traditional agroforestry 30.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Meet on preserving biodiversity, livelihood through traditional agroforestry
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