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Last updated: Oct 20 2019 15:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In Assam, a beloved wandering rhino was killed and the forest department tried to ‘hush it up’ 16.9.2019 Scroll.in
Eight months after a rhino wandered out of its sanctuary, forest officials lost track of it. Then it was found dead.
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Cities must know more about desertification and be a part of the solution: Sunita Narain, CSE 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters
As the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held in New Delhi, we spoke to Sunita Narain, Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment, to know what our cities can do to mitigate the looming environmental crisis.
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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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Shyamkumar inaugurates YWA building at Andro Khuman 11.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Shyamkumar inaugurates YWA building at Andro Khuman
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PM Modi urged UNCCD leadership to focus on water management, land restoration, ending plastic usage 9.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Announcing that India would raise the total area to be restored of its land degraded status from 21 million hectares to 26 million hectares before 2030, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the leadership of UN body of combat desertification to create a Global Water Action Agenda, which is central to the […]
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KVK Hengbung conducts awareness / mela at Purul in Senapati 8.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
KVK Hengbung conducts awareness / mela at Purul in Senapati
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Disaster or development? Why locals are up in arms against the Sikkim rail project 7.9.2019 Scroll.in
The ambitious 45 km-long route will upend over 800 houses and have severe environmental consequences, say activists.
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Two years of extreme rainfall have left Karnataka’s Kodagu struggling to stay afloat 6.9.2019 Scroll.in
A change in rainfall patterns, along with human acts such as deforestation and land-use changes, have contributed to the deluge.
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Kisan Mela held at Chandel 6.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Kisan Mela held at Chandel
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Moving Indonesia’s capital from Jakarta will only worsen the country’s problems 5.9.2019 Scroll.in
The relocation will increase the risk of fires in Borneo, the site of the new capital, without solving Jakarta’s environmental problems.
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NDRF carries out plantation in city areas 5.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
NDRF carries out plantation in city areas
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As India hosts a global desertification convention, a third of its land is facing severe degradation 3.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Caused by salinity, extreme weather events and human activities, the damage has cost India Rs 72,000 crore – 24% more than last year’s agricultural budget.
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WBCC Manipur conducts tree plantation campaign at Waithou lake area 31.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
WBCC Manipur conducts tree plantation campaign at Waithou lake area
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WBCC organises tree plantation campaign at Waithou Lake Area 31.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
WBCC organises tree plantation campaign at Waithou Lake Area
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The destruction of the Amazon is terrible news, but it won’t affect the world’s supply of oxygen 28.8.2019 Scroll.in
The oft-repeated claim that the rainforest produces 20% of Earth’s oxygen is based on a misunderstanding. Nearly all breathable oxygen originated in the oceans.
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Power woes making life miserable for city locality 26.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Power woes making life miserable for city locality
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Amazon wildfires: Brazil deploys military, G-7 leaders likely to discuss matter in France 25.8.2019 Scroll.in
There were protests outside Brazilian embassies in major cities across the world.
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Illegal khoir logs seized 25.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Illegal khoir logs seized
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Not just Brazil – wildfires in Bolivia are also endangering people and animals 24.8.2019 Scroll.in
Up to 800,000 hectares of the Chiquitano forest has burned down. People are struggling to breathe, drinking water is scarce and whole towns have been evacuated.
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Sal logs seized 23.8.2019 Assam Times
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