User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Conservation Efforts
Last updated: Jun 23 2019 16:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India’s guidelines on wetlands will allow states to decide what counts as prohibited activities 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
An estimated 4.63% of the country’s geographical area is made up of wetlands.
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Australian bushfires threaten to drive tiny animal communities extinct 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australian animals living in specific habitats, such as mountain lizards, leaf-tailed geckos and pear-shaped frogs, are battling the threat of extinction after fierce bushfires razed large areas of their homes, a new Reuters analysis shows.
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Why Modi government’s LPG scheme has failed to take off in Odisha’s forest-dependent villages 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Around 75% of the residents of one village have received an LPG connection. But only 5% refill it regularly.
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Rescuer opens home to baby flying-foxes orphaned by Australian bushfires 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Janine Davies lifts out a three-week-old baby flying-fox from its makeshift home of a towel draped over a rack in her bathroom and gently feeds it milk using a tiny bottle.
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Australia's platypus fights for survival amid prolonged drought 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australia's platypus is under severe stress as the continent's prolonged drought dries up river beds, leaving one of the world's most peculiar animals fighting for its existence, scientists say.
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4 sites identified for solid waste management facility in city 20.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
4 sites identified for solid waste management facility in city
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Climate Change Pushing Australia's Platypus Towards Extinction: Report 20.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Prolonged drought and other effects of climate change are pushing Australia's unique platypus population towards extinction, scientists warned in a study published Monday.
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Eco-friendly stoves to preserve biodiversity 18.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Eco-friendly stoves to preserve biodiversity
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These are the best underwater photos of the year! 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
The Underwater Photography Guide has announced the winners of their 8th annual Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition: a selection that runs the gamut between beautiful, eye popping and, in the case of the Conservation category winner, tragic and unnerving. This year's contest attracted "thousands" of entries from 78 countries across the world.
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Bushfire crisis: Australia may list Koalas as ‘endangered’, pledges $50 million for wildlife 13.1.2020 Scroll.in
Environment Minister Sussan Ley said the koala population has taken an ‘extraordinary hit’ in the ongoing bushfires.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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PM Modi to feature in Discovery's 'Man Vs Wild' with adventurer Bear Grylls 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will feature in Discovery's exclusive show, 'Man Vs Wild with Bear Grylls & PM Modi' on August 12. The energetic Prime Minister of the world's largest democracy, plus a fearless and renowned adventurer and India’s oldest National Park situated in the lush green forests of India’s Uttarakhand, where wild animals roam free…Sounds interesting? This is what the world the audience will watch during the historic Discovery Exclusive, 'Man Vs Wild with Bear Grylls & PM Modi'. This special episode, which has been shot in the Jim Corbett National Park, will be a frank and freewheeling journey, throws light on wildlife conservation, highlighting issues related to environmental change. The adventurous pair even have to make a raft and cross a jungle river together. One of the most unmissable parts of the programme is the Prime Minister talking at length about his own experiences of living in the midst of nature and demonstrating his adventurous side.  Taking to ...
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Two detained with stolen mobile phones 8.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Two detained with stolen mobile phones
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“Tiger State” Madhya Pradesh now ready to embrace lions 7.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, While Madhya Pradesh has not only got the distinction of being a tiger state in the country in the last one year once again, but it has also started continuous efforts towards forest-wildlife conservation and upliftment of forest dwellers, along with dealing with global climate change and global warming. In order to save the […]
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Arunachal villagers declare forest area as conservation zone 6.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal villagers declare forest area as conservation zone
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The success story of the unsung green heroes and heroines of Sikaridanga 6.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
The success story of the unsung green heroes and heroines of Sikaridanga
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BSF urged to check trans-border wildlife trade 6.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
BSF urged to check trans-border wildlife trade
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Guwahati Refinery carries out Akira Miyawaki method of afforestation 4.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Guwahati Refinery carries out Akira Miyawaki method of afforestation
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In Odisha, a coal mining project has undone years of tree-conservation efforts in one fell swoop 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
In Talabira village, a green expanse has been replaced by a checkerboard of tree stubs.
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In this Gujarat grassland, a plant introduced in the 1950s is disrupting the nomadic way of life 2.1.2020 Scroll.in
The 3,000 sq km stretch in Kutch is home to more than 60 unique types of grasses, which are now under threat.
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