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Category: Nilgiris Biodiversity
Last updated: Apr 20 2018 19:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Missing democracy for the trees and hills 20.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
If you thought humans only exoticised and discriminated based on notions of racial purity among our own species, you aren’t paying attention to why we treat forestland the way we do.
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‘Tourist police’ for smooth conduct of summer festival 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
More than 250 police personnel received training from the District Superintendent of Police as well as local citizens, as the police instituted the fi
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New experience for students 19.4.2018 Hindu: Health
To mark the World Heritage Day on April 18 and to focus on the theme of this year “Heritage for Generations”, students of the Tribal Residential Scho
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28 goats, sheep mauled by snow leopard in HP 18.4.2018 General News
Twenty-eight goats and sheep were mauled to death by a snow leopard in Himachal Pradesh's Rongya village early today, a forest official said. The incident took place in the Lahaul area of the state, which borders the Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir. The snow leopard entered a shed early this morning and killed 28 goats and sheep belonging to a farmer Sonam, the official said. The big cat was spotted returning to a forest by a former panchayat member, Karma Tashi, he said Forest Guard Sunil Kumar, who visited the village, said a compensation of Rs 1,500 for each livestock killed would be given to the affected farmer and the case would be sent to the forest department. The snow leopard population is on the decline worldwide, but in the past few years, their numbers have increased in Himachal Pradesh. High-altitude tribal areas of Lahaul and Spiti and Chamba are natural habitats of the endangered animal. There are 25 to 30 leopards in the Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary and the animal has ...
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On World Heritage Day, A Look At 36 Heritage Sites In India 18.4.2018 NDTV News - Latest
From Kaziranga in Assam, Hampi monuments in Karnataka and Queens step well in Gujarat , India has 36 world heritage sites.
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Rapid Response teams to handle human-animal conflicts 18.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The teams can be alerted through hotline number 1800-4253968
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Chance encounters 18.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Last week, I had a visitor from Coimbatore in office. Speaking to him took me back in time to that memorable day, 15 years ago. I was at a wildlife p
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Greens seek ‘protected status’ for Manikunnumala Mountain 14.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
‘Granite lobbies purchasing land to resume mining activities’
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Plans to regulate tourism in MTR buffer zone 12.4.2018 Hindu: Home
With illegal safaris in the buffer zone of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) continuing officials have planned to set up Eco-Development Committees (E
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Rails over Nilgiri mountains 11.4.2018 Hindu: Society
A century-old steam engine chugs back to life for the Nilgiri Mountain Railway’s summer special ride
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Child, grandfather hospitalised after leopard attack in UP's Bahraich 8.4.2018 General News
A five-year-old boy and his grandfather were hospitalised with injuries after they were attacked by a leopard at their home in a village here, forest officials said today. The incident took place last night at Chahalwa village in the vicinity of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, they said. The child, Kamalnayan, and his grandfather, Kunjilal, were asleep in the courtyard of their house when the leopard attacked them, according to the officials. "The boy was attacked by the leopard while he was fast asleep. In a bid to save the life of the child, his grandfather took on the leopard and suffered serious injuries," divisional forest officer G P Singh said. Singh said that both the persons were currently undergoing treatment at a nearby community health centre.
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SC urged to issue directions to protect elephant corridor 7.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Amicus curiae highlights several violations in sale and construction of buildings
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The impacts of social forestry on grasslands 2.4.2018 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The impacts of social forestry on grasslands Western Ghats or the Sahyadri hills is a scenic holiday retreat for many. But, there is more to it. Being one of the eight worlds hottest biodiversity hotspots, the natural ecosystem, including forests and grasslands, hosts an incredible number of plant and animal species and plays a significant role in maintaining the Indian monsoon. However, in the recent years, extensive human activities are threatening the survival of these lush green forests, and animal and plant numbers are dwindling. The famous and unique shola grasslands, which once dominated the mountains of the Western Ghats have now become one of the rarest habitats. So what exactly is happening? To know this, a team of researchers and conservationists have used satellite images to study how, over a 40-year period, from 1973 â€" 2014, the grasslands, forests, plantations and agriculture lands have changed over space and time in Palani Hills, which range from Kerala to Tamil Nadu. Sky ...
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Wildlife thrives along restored Sigurhalla river 29.3.2018 Hindu: Rx
Thanks to the joint effort of forest department and the Nilgiris district administration
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Elephant, stuck in pit, dies 23.3.2018 Hindu: Coimbatore

An elephant, believed to be less than eight-years-old, died after getting stuck in a sewage pit inside a private resort built along the notified elephant corridor in Bokkapuram on Thursday.

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Elephant, stuck in pit, dies 23.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness

An elephant, believed to be less than eight-years-old, died after getting stuck in a sewage pit inside a private resort built along the notified elephant corridor in Bokkapuram on Thursday.

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Elephant, stuck in pit, dies 23.3.2018 Hindu: Karnataka

An elephant, believed to be less than eight-years-old, died after getting stuck in a sewage pit inside a private resort built along the notified elephant corridor in Bokkapuram on Thursday.

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Elephant stuck in sewage pit of ‘illegal’ resort dies 23.3.2018 Hindu: National
Locals heard the cries of the animal, but management failed to inform Forest dept. in time
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Unearthing historical vestiges 22.3.2018 Hindu: News
A team of history professors find potsherds, urns, mud bricks and terracotta figurines belonging to 1st century A.D. near T. Kallupatti
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Unearthing historical vestiges 22.3.2018 Hindu: Cities
A team of history professors find potsherds, urns, mud bricks and terracotta figurines belonging to 1st century A.D. near T. Kallupatti
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