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Biodiversity: HP forms 366 conservation committees 21.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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DNA Exclusive: Why Ranthambhore is losing its big cats 21.8.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Little over a decade has passed since Sariska Tiger Reserve in Alwar district of Rajasthan lost all its tigers to poaching. The horrific times for wildlife conservation are still etched in the memories of wildlife lovers. Major accomplishments have been achieved in the field of wildlife conservation since then, but now Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve seems to be facing a similar threat. A forest department document in possession of DNA reveals that ten tigers are missing from the park. What's more, the most recent camera trap image of one of the tigers is from January 2015, nearly two and a half years back. Considering the long time-gap between their disappearance and now, the department is running an exercise in removing them from its list of tigers at Ranthambhore. And the catch is, the officials don't even know what fate befell these big cats. "We are running an exercise to eliminate those tigers from the list that have not been sighted for the past several years. Their carcasses have not been recovered, ...
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‘Bloody gaushalas’: BJP neta fed dead cow skin to fish 21.8.2017 TOI: India
The mass cow deaths at a Durg gaushala (cow shed) took a gory turn on Saturday when allegations surfaced that the owner, BJP leader Harish Verma, used to skin cow carcasses to feed fish in his pond and that he may be involved in cattle trafficking as well.
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Peacock killed, man held in Nalgonda 21.8.2017 Hindu: Home
One person was arrested for allegedly hunting and killing a peacock - a protected animal under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972, here on Sunday.The Konda Mallepally police in Devarakonda mandal, wh...
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‘Yedadiki Oka Dooda’ programme launched 21.8.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
VIZIANAGARAM: Union Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju launched ‘Yedadiki Oka Dooda’ (a calf every year) a novel programme, organised jointly by Department of Animal Husbandry and Market ...
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Kochi chosen to implement biodiversity programme 21.8.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Four-year conservation project supported by German environment ministry
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An ecocide in the making 20.8.2017 HBL: Opinion
A blinkered ‘development’ bias in the corridors of power has pushed India’s wildlife to the precipice, reveals a new book
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9 officials suspended amid allegations of 173 cows deaths in a week 20.8.2017 Zee News : States
Those suspended include the department's deputy directors in Durg and Bemetara and seven veterinarians.
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Congress to get 1 mn signatures on memo of Kerala farmers' problems 20.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Congress on Sunday said it will get one million signatures on a memorandum to be sent to the state and central governments, demanding immediate relief on "15 burning issues" faced by farmers in Kerala.
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Himachal sets up biodiversity committees in 366 panchayats 20.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Himachal Pradesh has set up biodiversity management committees initially in 366 gram panchayats in biodiversity-rich Chamba, Kullu, Shimla, Sirmaur, Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti districts under a United Nations project, official sources said on Sunday.
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Environment report misleading on Metro-3 car shed's proposed site: Aaditya Thackeray 20.8.2017 TOI: Cities
"The BMC has also omitted the car shed from its development plan, which was recently finalized and now the proposal is to the chief minister. Even other parties have opposed it," Thackeray said.
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Chhattisgarh BJP leader allegedly skin cow carcasses to feed pond fish 20.8.2017 TOI: Cities
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Rhinos of Pobitora starving following flood deluge 20.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Rhinos of Pobitora starving following flood deluge
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Public consultative meet held in CCpur 20.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Public consultative meet held in CCpur
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NDMC, KVIC collaborate to promote bee-keeping 20.8.2017 DNA: Money
In a bid to promote and popularise 'bee-keeping' as a self-employment tool, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Saturday launched a campaign in collaboration with the Khadi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC). At least 1,000 students were also distributed 15g of honey by Member of Parliament Meenakshi Lekhi who also highlighted the importance of the food substance. She said that it helps generate income for farmers and people of other communities substantially. She added that honey is not only beneficial for human beings, but also plays an important role in the biodiversity, and in maintaining the ecological balance in nature. Vinay Kumar Saxena, Chairman of KVIC said that the Commission will produce 15 lakh tonnes of honey across the country this year. He further said that to promote honey among children, the commission will distribute honey to 10,000 students and organise seminars and exhibitions across the country. NDMC Chairman Naresh Kumar said that a sufficient number of honey bee boxes would ...
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Ethnic wear basics for men 20.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
There are many options that men can play with while going for ethnic wear. Pathani suit, Jodhpur pants and dhoti are the basics that men should have in their wardrobe, say experts.
Nine Chhattisgarh officials suspended over cow deaths 19.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In the wake of the uproar over the death of 250 cows in Durg and Bemetra districts of Chhattisgarh, nine officials of the Agriculture and Animal Husbandry department have been suspended and issued show-cause notices, officials said on Saturday.
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On the frontlines of an elephantine conflict 19.8.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
The Gudalur Forest Division’s efforts to track and monitor every elephant in the range has led to a fall in fatalities
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The murder of a beloved anti-poaching crusader steels the resolve of fellow conservationists 19.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Wayne Lotter, a prominent elephant conservationist murdered this week in Tanzania, for years had faced death threats related to his anti-poaching work, according to friends and colleagues.

The 51-year-old South African was shot dead Wednesday in the East African nation’s port city of Dar es Salaam.

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Carcasses of wild animals recovered 19.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Carcasses of wild animals recovered
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