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India expected to become water scarce by 2025: Govt tells Parliament

Jul 31, 2015

India expected to become water scarce by 2025: Govt tells Parliament

India is faced with the alarming prospect of becoming water scarce in 10 years' time, or by 2025, the government has said. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #parliament #Monsoon session #Water scarcity
Killing of Cecil the lion triggers probe by U.S. agency - source| Reuters

Jul 31, 2015

Killing of Cecil the lion triggers probe by U.S. agency - source| Reuters

The killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist and trophy hunter Walter Palmer is being investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to see if it was part of a conspiracy to violate U.S #Business #Environment #science #Europe #Africa #Crime #United Kingdom
U.S. agency probes possible legal violation in lion killing - source| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

U.S. agency probes possible legal violation in lion killing - source| Reuters

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating whether the killing of a beloved lion by an American dentist in Zimbabwe was part of a conspiracy to violate a U.S. law against illegal wildlife trading, a source close to the case told Reuters on Thursday #United States #India #Environment #Middle East #science
Fabius, visiting Tehran, invites Rouhani to France| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Fabius, visiting Tehran, invites Rouhani to France| Reuters

DUBAI On the first visit to Iran for 12 years by a French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius conveyed an invitation from President Francois Hollande to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to visit France in November. #India #Environment #France #Europe #markets #Iran #United Kingdom
Sweltering Iraq declares four-day weekend from Thursday| Reuters

Jul 30, 2015

Sweltering Iraq declares four-day weekend from Thursday| Reuters

BAGHDAD A searing heat wave forecast to sweep through Iraq prompted the government to declare a four-day holiday starting on Thursday and order regular power cuts at state institutions. With temperatures expected to surpass 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) for at least the second time this month, the government decided to designate Thursday and Sunday official holidays, the cabinet said in a statement news-flashed on state television #India #Environment #Weather #Iraq #Entertainment #opinion #holidays
Fears for tribes, forests as India eyes Andaman island expansion| Reuters

Jul 26, 2015

Fears for tribes, forests as India eyes Andaman island expansion| Reuters

JIRKATANG, India Bollywood music blares from a line of food stalls serving tourists outside the entrance to a thickly-forested tribal reserve on India's far-flung Andaman and Nicobar islands. Beyond the barrier patrolled by police, a few hundreds members of the Jarawa tribe hunt the lush rainforest for turtles and pigs and shoot fish with bows and arrows, largely unseen and untouched by the outside world. #Business #Environment #Development #Middle East #Aviation
Earth-like planet discovered using NASA's Kepler space telescope| Reuters

Jul 24, 2015

Earth-like planet discovered using NASA's Kepler space telescope| Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Scientists using NASAs powerful Kepler telescope have found a planet beyond the solar system that is a close match to Earth #Environment #Technology #Middle East #science #United Kingdom
Peru to make contact with isolated tribe for first time | Reuters

Jul 22, 2015

Peru to make contact with isolated tribe for first time | Reuters

LIMA Peru will try to make contact for the first time with an Amazonian tribe that largely lives isolated in the jungle, part of a bid to ease tensions with nearby villages after a bow-and-arrow attack in May, authorities said on Tuesday. Government anthropologists will try to talk with a clan of Mashco Piro Indians to understand why they have been emerging from the forest, said deputy culture minister Patricia Balbuena. In recent years the Mashco Piro have increasingly been spotted seeking machetes and food outside their jungle enclaves in the Manu National Park in southeastern Peru. #Business #Environment #Technology #science #markets #Argentina #Entertainment
Short, flexible U.N. climate accord sought for Paris summit - France| Reuters

Jul 18, 2015

Short, flexible U.N. climate accord sought for Paris summit - France| Reuters

OSLO A United Nations accord to slow global warming should be short, flexible and long-lasting to avoid complex re-negotiations every few years, according to a document prepared by France before a Paris summit in December. #Business #United States #India #Environment #science #Paris #Latin America
Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Jul 17, 2015

Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Environment minister Prakash Javadekar released the biennial report India State of Forest Report 2013 on 7 July stating that the forest cover continues to stand at 21 percent of the countrys geographical area #India #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #forest #Report #Green Cover #Forest cover #forestry