User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Conservation Efforts
Last updated: Aug 19 2018 13:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Mexico investigates deaths of over 100 endangered sea turtles 19.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Mexican officials are investigating the recent deaths of more than 100 endangered sea turtles in a sanctuary in the south of the country, the government said on Saturday.
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Hunters Killed A Mother Bear, Two "Shrieking" Newborn Cubs In Their Den 13.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A man and his teenage son have been charged with illegal hunting after killing a female black bear in her den in southern Alaska and then shooting her two "shrieking" newborn cubs, state authorities...
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Beekeeping training concludes at Nalbari 13.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Beekeeping training concludes at Nalbari
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“Need to Address Root Cause Behind Man-Animal Conflict”: Suresh Prabhu 12.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Strongly emphasizing the need to address the root cause behind the man-animal conflict, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Mr. Suresh Prabhu pointed out that the man-animal conflict is an existential crisis not for the animals, but for human beings.
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MoEF's forest panel to consult Additional Solicitor General on Pa... 12.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
MoEF's forest panel to consult Additional Solicitor General on Pa...
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Animal Planet sharpens focus on conservation with a brand-new philosophy 'Humans Like Us' 10.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 10 (NewsVoir): Animal Planet, India's number 1 wildlife channel that immerses viewers in entire spectrum of life in the animal kingdom with high quality content, has adopted a new
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Hajo initiative brings hope to turtle conservation 8.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Hajo initiative brings hope to turtle conservation
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Rare African Vulture, Brought To US To Save Species, Killed In Hailstorm 8.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Motswari was around eight months old when she smashed into a power line in South Africa, sending her into a violent spiral toward the ground. She survived, but the injury robbed her from the key trait...
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Experts seek to protect rare colony of seahorses in northern Greece 7.8.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
Diver Vasilis Mentogiannis is campaigning to protect a unique site in a remote gulf in north-eastern Greece where seahorses - a protected species ravaged by pollution and overfishing - are ...
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Cases pending in Supreme Court and NGT 6.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The number of cases related to environmental issues pending in the Supreme Court of India is around 110 and 3573 in the National Green Tribunal.   The Government has enacted the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986; The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981; The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974; The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977; the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980; The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and the Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 etc. to regulate the matters related to environmental degradation.
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Black jackal discovered in Barpeta 6.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Black jackal discovered in Barpeta
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1125 endangered tortoises seized from Vizag station, were to be smuggled to Bangladesh; three accused held 5.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The endangered species, also known as 'Geochelone elegans' were being exported from India to Bangladesh.
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Preparation in Nauradehi Sanctuary Cheetah, letter written to NTCA 4.8.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Tiger preys big animals while Cheetah prey small One habitat for both of the big cats Asif Hasan, Bhopal correspondent Preparations for the cheetah are being resumed in the Nauradehi Sanctuary which is located in the center of Madhya Pradesh covering parts of Sagar, Damoh, Narsinghpur and Raisen districts. After three years wildlife branch of […]
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Panel discussion on wildlife conservation at London on Aug 10 2.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Panel discussion on wildlife conservation at London on Aug 10
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Sundarbans threatened by 'heedless industrialisation': UN expert 1.8.2018 DNA: Money
The Sundarbans forest, which is the largest contiguous mangrove forest in the world and home to several endangered species, is being threatened by "heedless industrialisation , according to a UN rights expert who called on the Government of Bangladesh to halt the process. Stretching along the Bay of Bengal, the Sundarbans is considered one of the natural wonders of the world. However, despite objections from the World Heritage Committee of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the Government of Bangladesh has approved more than 320 industrial projects in the area, including a massive coal-fired power plant. The process bypassed requirements for public participation and an environmental impact assessment. "The accelerating industrialisation of the Sundarbans threatens not only this unique ecosystem which hosts Bengal tigers, Ganges river dolphins and other endangered species but also poses serious risks to the human ...
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Allocation of Funds for CGM 30.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Till date, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 221 projects with cost of approx Rs.22,238 crore for  sewage infrastructure, in-situ drain, bioremediation, modular Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs), rural sanitation (construction of Individual Household Latrine (IHHL) across gram panchayat along Ganga river), industrial pollution abatement, river front development, ghats and crematoria development, ghats cleaning, river surface cleaning, biodiversity conservation, afforestation, institutional development (non-infrastructure), project implementation support / research and study projects, and composite ecological task force.
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CETF Battalion of Territorial Army for Environment Protection 30.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Sanction has been accorded for raising a new Composite Ecological Task Force (CETF) of Territorial Army to patrol sensitive river areas for protection of bio-diversity and other tasks.   The task of pollution abatement and Ganga rejuvenation has to be taken to a level so that it becomes a people’s movement.
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World Tiger Day observed at Bokakhat & Dorakahara 30.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
World Tiger Day observed at Bokakhat & Dorakahara
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International Tiger Day observed at State Zoo 30.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
International Tiger Day observed at State Zoo
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First Map Of Ocean Wilderness Shows 'Nowhere Is Safe' From Human Impact 27.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The first comprehensive mapping of ocean wilderness revealed that no part of the ocean is untouched by humans, and only 13 percent could be classified as "wilderness."
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