User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Species
Last updated: Aug 22 2019 23:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A family that has planted 6,000 trees in Mumbai wants others to take a leaf out of their book 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
Beginning in 2000, Vinay Athalye planted 5,500 saplings in Aarey Colony over 15 years. Now his family is continuing his work.
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How catastrophic will climate change in the Himalayas be for the rest of India (and the world)? 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
‘Wild Himalaya’ is Stephen Alter’s monumental history of mountain range explores its present and its future as well as its past.
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Both Kodagu and Kerala are fighting off an invasion of giant snails – but only one has found success 4.8.2019 Scroll.in
The foreign pest, which is thought to have arrived in India through trade routes, devours tender leaves and stems, completely destroying plants.
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Planting trees is a good idea, but not everywhere – especially not in grasslands 3.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Adding trees can alter how grassy ecosystems function.
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Vice President asks Foresters to deal with challenges thrown up by climate change; 2.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon Forest Officers across the country to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills to deal with challenges thrown up by climate change and loss of biodiversity.
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The rise in India’s tiger population is only half the story. The other half is less rosy 30.7.2019 Scroll.in
A fourth of India’s tigers lived outside protected areas in 2015, a situation made worse by encroachments.
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Meet the guardian angel of Mumbai’s defence against climate change 30.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Seema Adgaonkar, one of the four Range Forest Officers at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit until recently, has been guarding the city’s vital mangroves that act as a natural barrier against sea level rise and coastal flooding.
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One woman’s dogged campaign to protect Mumbai’s mangroves 28.7.2019 Scroll.in
A former range officer at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit, Seema Adgaonkar has been preventing illegal encroachments and planting new saplings.
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Despite warnings, Indian government wants to take help from private industries in reviving forests 24.7.2019 Scroll.in
Amid scepticism, the environment ministry assured that the new guidelines will not affect the rights of forest dwellers or tribals.
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Centre undertakes project worth Rs 33 crore to save the Great Indian Bustard 12.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
However, the government does not recognise noise pollution as a cause of danger to the bird.
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In a Telangana reserve, India’s national animal is being sacrificed for the sake of nuclear energy 9.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 80 sq km of Telangana’s Amrabad Tiger Reserve is being claimed in a search for uranium.
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Resilience, diversity in focus as Bhubaneswar tries to restore trees lost to Fani 3.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Government, civil society and corporate bodies have joined hands to regreen cyclone-ravaged Bhubaneswar, but what is needed is not just replantation but also proper urban forest planning.
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With climate change, invasive ‘Congress grass’ could spread through 65% of India 29.6.2019 Scroll.in
Contact with parthenium can cause skin problems and allergies in people, while it is plant is toxic to livestock.
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For its afforestation campaign, the Indian government is brazenly usurping Adivasi land 27.6.2019 Scroll.in
A new law allows trees felled because of industrial projects to be replanted on land occupied by indigenous communities without their consent.
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Black pepper came to India from South East Asia over five million years ago, says a new study 23.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Ancestors of the spice came to India in multiple waves, evolving over the years to become the black pepper we eat today.
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Underwater forests in the Arctic are expanding with climate change 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
With global warming, underwater Arctic kelp forests are proliferating, and might be a potential resource.
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Simple Actions towards environment protection will lead to a giant leap towards mitigating air pollution: Union Environment Minister 6.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar today at an event in New Delhi stressed that ‘Jan Bhagidari’ is integral towards mitigating air pollution and protecting the environment in general.  The event was organized on the occasion of World Environment Day. This year’s theme is ‘Air Pollution’.
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Make Assam the country’s green hub: Sonowal 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Make Assam the country’s green hub: Sonowal
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Vice President calls upon scientists to address climate change & global warming to better tackle adverse situations; 3.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon scientists and researchers to address pressing issues such as climate change, global warming and extreme weather events so that the world was better prepared to tackle adverse situations.
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Wild relatives of wheat in Ladakh may hold key to hardier, drought-resistant crops 27.5.2019 Scroll.in
Climate change is leading to several stresses on the world’s hybrid crops. Scientists in India are now evaluating wild varieties of these crops for solutions.
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