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Category: Nilgiris Biodiversity
Last updated: Oct 07 2019 15:38 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Over 42 days and 41 nights, Coonoor set an example for the rest of India by cleaning up its river 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
Once lush and wide, encroachments and rampant dumping had turned the river into a sewer.
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A forest in the Western Ghats is helping scientists understand how malaria spreads in birds 13.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The spread of the infection disease, hastened by the effects of climate change, is increasingly killing large numbers of birds in the tropics.
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Tamilian Warrior: The butterfly that has been elevated to a state symbol 13.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Butterflies are great bio-indicators: their presence, patterns and migration assist in mapping the climatic health of a region.
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Watch: Bike riders have a close encounter with a tiger in Kerala’s Wayanad 30.6.2019 Scroll.in
But an environmental journalist suggests it was merely a ‘mock charge’.
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How Wayanad, Known For Coffee, Became One Of India's Most-Watched Seats 23.4.2019 NDTV News - South
In the third and biggest round of voting for the Lok Sabha election, the seat in the spotlight was Wayanad in Kerala, from where Rahul Gandhi is contesting. The Congress president is contesting from a...
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The Readers’ Editor writes: Dear media, go beyond asking ordinary Indians, ‘Who will you vote for?’ 7.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Get a sense of what the country’s poor and marginalised voters are thinking and saying, what life is like for them, what they hope for the future.
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Three lensmen join hands for an exhibition to showcase their magic with the camera 29.3.2019 Hindu: Home
‘Whisper in Silence’ at Suryakanti Art Gallery in Thiruvananthapuram displays selected works by Balan Madhavan, Hariharan Subrahmanian and Suresh Elamon
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#SummerTravel: 5 places in India that will inspire you 12.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Looking for travel inspiration as you plan your summer vacation? Here's help.
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Huge blaze in Bandipur tiger reserve was result of bad fire-management policies, say researchers 8.3.2019 Scroll.in
Forest scientists have long been advocating the use of controlled burns in winter months to clear forests of flammable undergrowth.
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Despite nature’s protests, encroachment and illegal construction are rampant in Kerala’s Munnar 4.3.2019 Scroll.in
The hilly region was severely affected by the August 2018 and 1924 floods and illegal constructions could become an election issue this year.
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Major Fire Breaks Out At Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Over 150 Acres Destroyed 23.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A major fire broke out in the forest area of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka on Saturday. It has reportedly destroyed over 150 acres of the forest.
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Armed with smartphones and an Android app, citizens are mapping invasive plants in Tamil Nadu 23.12.2018 Scroll.in
Invasives are a menace in the Moyar-Bhavani landscape, impacting the growth of local species and groundwater.
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Six poems by Meena Alexander (1951-2018) that explore memory, body and place 27.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Remembering the writer through poems that range from her life in New York City to her journey as a young child from India to Sudan.
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Is it time to retire the term ‘human-wildlife conflicts’ to describe encounters with animals? 2.11.2018 Scroll.in
A recent paper argues that the term is provocative, misleading and makes it harder to find the real solutions.
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SC asks Tamil Nadu to seal 11 resorts on Nilgiris elephant corridor within... 9.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
SC asks Tamil Nadu to seal 11 resorts on Nilgiris elephant corridor within...
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5 Tamil Nadu Men Detained After Taking Selfies With King Cobra 7.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
After pictures of five men posing with a king cobra they caught went viral on social media, the act landed them in prison.
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Kerala's Munnar Gets Ready For Rare Flower Show After 12 Years 13.7.2018 NDTV News - South
Kerala Tourism and the state's Munnar are all set for a rare spectacle - happening once every 12 years - when the hills at the hugely popular tourist resort will be carpeted with the blossoms of the...
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Kerala's Munnar Get Ready For A Rare Flower That Blooms Once In 12 Years 13.7.2018 NDTV News - South
Kerala Tourism and the state's Munnar are all set for a rare spectacle - happening once every 12 years - when the hills at the hugely popular tourist resort will be carpeted with the blossoms of the...
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Wildlife Board adds four species to recovery plan 2.7.2018 DNA: Money
The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has given its nod to include four diverse species — Northern River Terrapin (riverine turtle), Red Panda, Clouded Leopard and Arabian Sea Humpback Whale — in the recovery programme for critically endangered species. This decision will lead to targeted conservation of these species whose population is on the decline. They fall in the critically endangered to vulnerable categories as per the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The species recovery programme of the Union Environment Ministry is implemented under Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats — a centrally sponsored umbrella scheme for management and conservation of parks, wildlife habitats and conservation. Minutes of the NBWL meeting held on June 13, show that the Environment Ministry's wildlife division proposed for inclusion of these four species in the recovery programme. In April, the wildlife division had held a meeting of the Chief Wildlife Wardens (CWW)of East and Northeast ...
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Gene pool tropical garden opened to tourists 26.6.2018 Hindu: Coimbatore
The Gudalur forest division in the Nilgiris has opened the Gene Pool area in Nadugani, Pandalur to tourism with a view to providing livelihood to the
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