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3rd phase of recruitment process for BVM begins 27.6.2017 TOI: Patna
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District administration resumes fodder banks in Lakhya Hobli 26.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The district administration has resumed distribution of cattle feed following a cry for fodder in Lakhya hobli. Two fodder banks were opened in the hobli from Monday. While 140 farmers availed of the benefit at APMC, 220 farmers received the fodder at Medarahalli. Each farmer, who has enrolled for the benefit, is being distributed 50 kg of fodder at Rs 2 per kg and the demand for fodder and water is reaching its peak.The cattle feed includes paddy hay and maize powder. To meet the demand, 80 quintals of paddy hay and 200 quintals of maize powder have been stocked. Farmer Beeranahalli Jayanna said the protection of livestock has become a challenge due to lack of feed. In the wake of crisis-like situation, the district administration should distribute the feed based on the number of livestocks. Now, the feed is being distributed equally irrespective of number of livestocks, he said. Kalma Rudresh and Girijesh of Akkammanahalli said, "We have to travel 20 km to claim the benefit and spend thousands of ...
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Rhino breeder to auction horns online 26.6.2017 Hindu: News
Critics of trade say exports would be hard to monitor and would spur poaching
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New mining rules trigger outrage 26.6.2017 Hindu: News
Experts, greens criticise dilution of ecological norms
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Rhino breeder in South Africa plans online auction of horn 26.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite an international ban that was imposed to curb widespread poaching. The online sale of rhino horn belonging to breeder John Hume will happen Aug. 21-24 […]
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Rhino breeder in South Africa plans online auction of horn 26.6.2017 Zee News : World
Most of the world's rhinos live in South Africa.
Battle resumes to extinguish fire near Spain’s Donana park 26.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Over 550 firefighters are resuming a battle to extinguish a forest fire on the fringes of Spain’s Donana national park, famous for its biodiversity and endangered species.
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Climate change: Neglecting oceans no longer an option (Commentary: Special to IANS) 26.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
When people think of climate change, pictures of melting glaciers, sweltering heat in summers and flooding of coastal areas predominate. Often lost in the imagery is the role the world's oceans play in countering the worst effects of global warming.
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Four new dogs being trained to protect rhinos 26.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Four new dogs being trained to protect rhinos
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Scores of peacocks fall prey to poaching in sanctuary 26.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Activist stumbles upon feathers buried on the bunds of Oussudu Lake, finds fence erected by Forest department damaged
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GM crops will impact food security, fear farmers 26.6.2017 Hindu: National
They say it will have negative impact on food security
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Involve locals in wildlifeconservation: MP officials 26.6.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Compensation for livestock loss and consent for locals’ relocation suggested
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Locals to be involved in providing shelter during Mahamastakabhisheka 26.6.2017 Hindu: National
The Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsava Committee, entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the anointment of Gomateshwara, has decided to involve residents of Shravanabelagola and neighbouring villa...
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The eyewash that is Metro 3 25.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Contrary to the authorities’ claims, the project is poorly designed, hazardous to the environment and citizen-unfriendly
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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park 25.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Barcelona, Spain • A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain’s most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. “The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts,” Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez f...
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Animal cruelty has given me a change of heart on dog sporting competitions 25.6.2017 Washington Post
Animal cruelty has given me a change of heart on dog sporting competitions
Trawling Scientists Find a Better Way to Reel In Fish Poachers 25.6.2017 Wall St. Journal: World
Researchers in Australia and the U.S., backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen, are using satellites to fight illegal fishing—which causes billions of dollars a year in commercial losses and depletes global stocks.
Alternate courses for NEET low scorers 25.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Alternate courses for NEET low scorers
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Spain fights forest fire in famed nature reserve; 1,000 flee 25.6.2017 Hindu: International
A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities said on Sunday. The flames have advanced westward...
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Spain fights forest fire near nature reserve; 1,000 evacuate 25.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

MADRID (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. The flames have advanced westward and have entered Donana National Park, one of Spain’s most important nature reserves and home to the highly endangered Iberian lynx. […]
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