User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Wildlife Protection
Last updated: May 26 2017 03:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Panvel resident become the first person to be booked by the Forest department for stunts with snakes 25.5.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Performing stunts with snakes and also posting its images on social media proved to be a costly affair for Panvel resident Ajay Pawar who became the first person to be booked by the Forest department for these offences. He was also remanded five days police custody by the Panvel court on Thursday. According to the forest department 25-year-old Pawar has been a serial offender and there were complaints filed against him by some of the Raigad based snake rescue organisations as well as senior snake rescuers. “He was booked under Section 9, 39 and 48 (a) and 48 (b) of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972 and brought to Panvel court where we submitted the images of him posing with various snakes including highly venomous ones as well as some where he was seen kissing the snakes and seeing it the Court immediately granted a five day police custody,” said Range Forest Officer (RFO) Shivaji Thakre. Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) for Panvel, MD Chandanshive said that Pawar was being investigated for almost a ...
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Bandhavgarh tiger reserve chief pulled up as cubs, felines die 25.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
While the nation aspires to double the number of tigers by 2022, "open defiance" of foresters despite rising mortality of the fine felines has raised question mark over conservation in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.
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Forest watcher who helped arrest of 'mini Veerappan' awarded 24.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Ranthambore tops all tiger reserves in earnings 24.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve (RTR) is now officially the 'undisputed king' of all tiger reserves in the country. For the financial year 2016-17, the reserve was the highest revenue grosser at Rs 23.06 crore, according to forest department statistics.
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‘Wildlife conservation is not a project, but long-term commitment to landscape’ 24.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Drone to survey Nanmangalam forest 23.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
It will monitor flora and fauna and will be deployed in other reserve forests based on feedback
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Time in camera-trap data throws more light on tiger behaviour 23.5.2017 Hindu: News
New methodology is said to be a crucial addition to wildcat’s conservation
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Surveillance against waste dumping to be stepped up 23.5.2017 Hindu: News
Forest squad, Wayanad Ghat Road Protection Committee join hands
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Leopard, cubs sighted in Amaravathi forest range 23.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Conservation measures such as creation of water troughs pay off
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In troubled waters 22.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
For centuries, people in India have known the stories of the 12 incarnations of Lord Vishnu including the Kurma (turtle) avatar. It is believed that this avatar helped the devas and the asuras churn out the amrut or life giving nectar from the ocean. In the scientific world, while there is little place for such mythological fiction, it is not wrong to assume that the turtles of our natural world are an important agent of life that are helping pass on crucial nutrients from the oceans to the lands. Because of their unusual life cycles, turtles spend their life in the seas but come on the shores for nesting and breeding thus enriching the energy-poor habitats on land such as the sandy beaches with marine nutrients. This simple ecological service by the turtles has been crucial in shaping the coastline of the country including that of Karnataka. And yet, the winds of change bring with themselves destruction, fragmentation and threats of poaching to the turtles, making it more and more difficult for them to ...
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'Time of photo-capture provides valuable data to study tigers' 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A new method developed by experts incorporates time of photo-capture to estimate abundance and spatial distribution of tigers and helps represent data closer to reality, a statement said on Monday.
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Young Indian cartoonist wins top conservation award 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Avid bird watcher, Rohan Chakravarty has turned his love for wildlife and environment into his muse by drawing cartoons centred on conservation issues under the banner of Green Humour, a comic strip that is being distributed internationally
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Pair of hanging parrots seized, trader fined 25 thousand 22.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
A pair of juvenile vernal hanging parrots (Loriculus vernalis) was seized from a man involved in pet trade on Sunday.
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Jaipur: Asiatic lioness Tejika gives birth to three cubs 22.5.2017 India Today| Must Read
An Asiatic lioness has given birth to three cubs in Jaipur's Nahargarh Biological park. It's the first time in more than two and a half decades that a female of this endangered species has given birth in Jaipur.
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Environmentalist Purnima Devi Barman wins Green Oscar 20.5.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Assam's renowned environmentalist Purnima Devi Barman has won the prestigious Whitley Awards, also known as the Green Oscars, for her efforts in conserving greater adjutant storks.
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Indira Gandhi, the environmentalist 20.5.2017 Hindu: Home
A first detailed study of the former Indian prime minister, infamous for imposing the Emergency, as a naturalist
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No advance bail for poaching case accused 20.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mumbai: The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court recently rejected the anticipatory bail application of a man who was allegedly involved in poaching a barking deer.A single-judge bench of Justice S....
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Conservation training to teachers 19.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Conservation training to teachers
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Keeping a wary eye for any sign of elephant dung 19.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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