User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Conservation Efforts
Last updated: Feb 17 2019 24:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tamil Nadu’s palm trees withstood cyclones and climate change – but neglect threatens their survival 16.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The number of palmyrah trees has sharply declined owing to lack of awareness of their many uses. Conservation efforts are finally beginning.
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A lesser-known grizzled giant squirrel species in Kerala is at the risk of dying out 15.2.2019 Scroll.in
A survey in Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary reveals that the population of squirrel has fallen by 78%-85%.
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Adopt an animal at Tripura Zoo 15.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Adopt an animal at Tripura Zoo
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Participants gain knowledge about the birds enthusiastically 11.2.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, On the occasion of Basant Panchami, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal organized “Bird Walk” with the collaboration of Bhopal Bird Conservation Society. The members of Bhopal Birds Conservation Society and visitors joined the walk.This walk was started from coastal village open air exhibition at 7am, IGRMS and concluded at 10 am at […]
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Cleaning of River Ganga 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Cleaning of river is a continuous process and the Government of India is supplementing the efforts of the State Governments in addressing the challenges of pollution of river Ganga (including its tributaries and Yamuna) by providing financial and technical assistance.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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India to host 13th Conference of Parties(COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals(CMS) 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (CMS), an environmental treaty under the aegis of United Nations Environment Programme, is going to be hosted by India during 15th to 22nd February, 2020 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
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A dedicated project for conservation of Asiatic Lion with a contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Centre to be spent over 3 years launched 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A dedicated“Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with a budgetary contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Central Government was launched.  With a view to strengthen the conservation initiatives, theUnion Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC) approved the project for three financial yearsFY 2018-19, FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21.
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Butterflies add to beauty of Chambal 8.2.2019 Central Chronicle
There is good news for us. There was a time when the Chambal valley resounded with the sound of bullets. But today the Chambal valley is full of beautiful colourful butterflies. The presence of large number of butterflies in Chambal has brought smiles to the face of nature lovers. Over 20 species of butterflies have […]
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The biggest threats to wildlife in India: Forest fires and an ‘unhealthy’ plantation model 8.2.2019 Scroll.in
All that is needed to restore Indian ecosystems is protection, not plantation.
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Journey of Sustainable Growth and Change: Workshop on Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) inaugurated 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A Workshop on MoEFCC-Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) was inaugurated today in New Delhi by Shri C.K. Mishra,  Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC).
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How ponds can fight climate change in your garden 5.2.2019 Scroll.in
Ponds are biodiversity hotspots in the landscape, disproportionately rich in species when compared to rivers, streams and lakes.
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Steps Taken by Government for Conservation and Promotion of Medicinal Plants 5.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per information of the Botanical Survey of India (BSI), an organization under Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change estimated more than 8,000 species of medicinal plants are found in India.
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US National Pays Over $1 Lakh To Hunt Pak's National Animal 5.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An American has hunted Pakistan's national animal and rare wildlife species markhor after paying a record 110,000 dollars as permit fee during a trophy hunting season in the country's northern...
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Hong Kong's wild boar dilemma in the Chinese New Year of the Pig 4.2.2019 Reuters: World News
One of the world's most densely populated cities, Hong Kong, is facing a proliferation of wild boars as the large mammals stray increasingly into built-up areas.
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Manipur plans policy to promote bamboo cultivation 1.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Manipur plans policy to promote bamboo cultivation
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Migratory harrier birds are no longer flocking in large numbers to India 31.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
One of the main reasons for the decline in harrier numbers is the destruction of the grasslands in both breeding and wintering areas, according to scientists.
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Six months after floods, Kerala’s farm sector makes a come back 31.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Wayanad Kerala Six months after a devastating deluge washed away thousands of hectares of land parcels---under cultivation of all kinds of agriculture crops including paddy and banana, vegetables and plantations crops like coffee, cocoa, coconut, tea, rubber, cardamom, pepper and other spices---that ruined the life and livelihood of thousands of farmers, Kerala’s agriculture sector is now on a road to remarkable  recovery. The deadly deluge that left a trail of destruction had almost crippled the state’s agriculture production. As per official figures (conservative), 3.14 lakh farmers suffered huge losses of over Rs 2,000 crore as close to 60,000 hectares of cropped area was fully destroyed in the floods during July-August last year. “The floods brought damage to the agriculture sector was unfathomable. Yet, a speedy recovery was possible only because of our increased focus on organic farming and commitment towards the conservation of indigenous seeds,’’ said Chandu, an organic farmer from Mananthawady ...
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In a first, hand-reared turtle hatchlings released in the wild 30.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
In a first, hand-reared turtle hatchlings released in the wild
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As animal tagging goes cutting-edge, ethical questions bubble up 29.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An increasing number of animal tracking devices also measure environmental variables such as sound, temperature and ocean salinity. Does it really help animals?
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