User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Ecosystems
Last updated: Apr 25 2019 24:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bye, bye birdie: As plans for Pune metro speed up, a bird sanctuary risks becoming collateral damage 24.4.2019 Scroll.in
From garbage to road construction, Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary has faced several threats, with the latest being an elevated metro line.
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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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Climate change and loss of habitat will push elephants in subcontinent towards Himalayas: Study 3.4.2019 Scroll.in
India and Nepal are home to about 60% of the global population of the Asian elephant.
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What we need is a commons manifesto 27.3.2019 Hindu: Op-Ed
How India handles land use change will decide whether it can improve lives without warming the world
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Prevent degradation of ocean and its ecosystem: Vice President 24.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for fully tapping the enormous potential of the Blue Economy for the country to achieve higher economic growth. Observing that the objective of the Blue Economy is to promote smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and employment opportunities through maritime economic activities, the Vice President wanted appropriate programs to be initiated for sustainable harnessing of ocean resources.
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How microbes thriving beneath the nutrient-starved Deccan Traps could help cope with climate change 22.3.2019 Scroll.in
Researchers believe the organisms can lock in carbon dioxide, one of the main drivers of climate change.
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Tiger population in Bangladesh’s Sudarbans may be wiped out by 2070, finds study 13.3.2019 Scroll.in
Rising sea levels combined with climate change threaten the Bengal tiger in its last stronghold.
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Study shows the impact of unplanned development on river basins and catchment areas 28.2.2019 Scroll.in
A team of ecologists from Bengaluru studied the Kali river basin to determine interlinkages between water biodiversity, hydrology, ecology and the land cover.
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Erosion, siltation posing threat to Kaziranga National Park 25.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Erosion, siltation posing threat to Kaziranga National Park
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Minus corrective measures, global warming may hit economy 18.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Minus corrective measures, global warming may hit economy
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Climate change’s next casualty may be tiny insects – and the impact will be huge 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
Forty per cent of insect species are declining and a third are endangered, finds a study.
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Government releases comprehensive publication on various initiatives taken towards combating and adapting to climate change 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change released a publication today in New Delhi on climate actions in India titled “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions”. This publication “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions” mentions the key actions India has taken under various sectors towards combating and adapting to climate change.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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India to host 13th Conference of Parties(COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals(CMS) 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the conservation of migratory species of wild animals (CMS), an environmental treaty under the aegis of United Nations Environment Programme, is going to be hosted by India during 15th to 22nd February, 2020 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
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A dedicated project for conservation of Asiatic Lion with a contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Centre to be spent over 3 years launched 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A dedicated“Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with a budgetary contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Central Government was launched.  With a view to strengthen the conservation initiatives, theUnion Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC) approved the project for three financial yearsFY 2018-19, FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21.
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Meet the artist who learned to dive at 49 to better understand coral reefs – and then save them 8.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Priya Thuvassery’s ‘Coral Woman’ is a portrait of Uma Mani’s fascinating journey.
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Journey of Sustainable Growth and Change: Workshop on Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) inaugurated 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A Workshop on MoEFCC-Global Environment Facility, UNDP Small Grants Programme(SGP) was inaugurated today in New Delhi by Shri C.K. Mishra,  Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC).
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How ponds can fight climate change in your garden 5.2.2019 Scroll.in
Ponds are biodiversity hotspots in the landscape, disproportionately rich in species when compared to rivers, streams and lakes.
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