User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Conservation Efforts
Last updated: May 29 2017 09:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change: The Trump administration couldn't have done less 29.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The Obama admin could have done more to stop climate change
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Death of macaques kept under wraps 28.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Even researchers working on their conservation unaware that they were poisoned to death
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Scientists discover new species of 'see-through' frog 28.5.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The frog (Hyalinobatrachium yaku), discovered in the Amazonian lowlands of Ecuador has unique physical and behavioural traits.
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Infant, endangered ninja turtles 28.5.2017 Hindu: Home
The newborns clamber over each other, sounding like corn popping in a microwave
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'Eco-passages' and other lessons on curbing roadkill (Wildlife Feature) 27.5.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
An estimated 10,000 wild animals -- representing more than 100 species of reptiles, amphibians, mammals and birds -- were crushed to death annually on a 3.6 km, two-lane road that passes through a Unesco World Biosphere Reserve in Canada.
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Doctor, artist, conservationist 26.5.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
It’s a tough job, fighting to save the Great Indian Bustard, but like the desert shepherd, Pramod Patil doesn’t plan to give up
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Do we need ‘celebrity tigers’? 26.5.2017 Hindu: S & T
Before Machhli died in Ranthambhore, huge efforts were made to keep her alive
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Students’ role in tackling climate change stressed 26.5.2017 Hindu: National
Residential camp holds sessions on allied concerns
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How do the chemicals in sunscreen protect our skin from damage? 26.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Sunscreens employ molecules designed to help reduce amount of UV rays that reach through the skin
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Six sites across state get biodiversity heritage tag 26.5.2017 DNA: Top News
In a boost for bio-diversity conservation and sustainable tourism, the Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board has approved the status of biodiversity heritage sites for six sites across the state. VK Sinha, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and member secretary of the Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board (MSBB), said the board in its meeting on Wednesday had approved four sites, namely, Anjarle and Velas beaches (Ratnagiri), Landor Khori in Jalgaon, Waddham Park at Sironcha in Gadhchiroli. "The board will make a recommendation to the state government to declare these as biodiversity heritage sites," he added, stating that two more places, namely the botanical garden at Ganeshkhind in Pune and Daldalkuhi in Gondia had also been approved subject to recommendations from the biodiversity management committees and local bodies. The first biodiversity heritage site in Maharashtra is 'Glory of Allapalli,' a 6-hectare patch of pristine forests in Gadchiroli. The biodiversity heritage tag will enhance ...
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GST: Finance ministry clarifies after fears of lifting curbs on banned animal products 26.5.2017 ET: Policy
May 18, 2017, GST Rate Schedule of Goods placed ivory, tortoise shell, whalebone, corals, shells of molluscs, crustaceans, as well as civet and musk under a 5% tax slab.
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‘Farmers need to have hands on experience of techs’ 25.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Int’l Biological Diversity Day observed in Manipur 25.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Int’l Biological Diversity Day observed in Manipur
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World Turtle Day observed 25.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
World Turtle Day observed
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Grassland restoration project takes off in the Nilgiris 25.5.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
One of the first efforts to restore grasslands in the Nilgiris is under way at the Lawrence School in Lovedale.Spearheaded by conservationist Vasanth Bosco, the effort, which is being undertaken with ...
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Traditional mango varieties get a lifeline 24.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Farmer groups to be formed as part of conservation initiative
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Abandon project: KSSP 24.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Seeks investigation into contract with Adani group
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‘Biodiversity parks in all districts soon’ 24.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Why do we need a World Turtle Day? 23.5.2017 Hindu: S & T
In an attempt to raise awareness on conservation of tortoise and turtles, and on illegal trafficking, May 23 is celebrated as World Turtle Day. We take a look at various threats faced by the reptiles in India and the initiatives taken to save the animal.
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'Mankind responsible for ecological imbalance' 23.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
'Mankind responsible for ecological imbalance'
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