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Unesco adds Agasthyamala to its list of World Network of Biosphere Reserves

Updated : Mar 21, 2016

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Category : India

Unesco adds Agasthyamala to its list of World Network of Biosphere Reserves

India's Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve in the Western Ghats is among the 20 new sites added by Unesco to its World Network of Biosphere Reserves #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Western Ghats #World Biosphere Reserve #agasthyamala
Death toll from Tamil Nadu rains rises to 120, more rains forecast for Saturday

Updated : Nov 20, 2015

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Category : India

Death toll from Tamil Nadu rains rises to 120, more rains forecast for Saturday

The toll from rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu increased to 120 on Friday, as overnight rains lashed many parts of the city, raising fears of more inundation. #Tamil Nadu #J. Jayalalithaa #Chennai #Western Ghats #Kancheepuram #Coonoor #Nilgiris #Tamil Nadu rains #Ketti #Theni
American musician on crooning collaboration with songbirds of Western Ghats

Updated : Sep 09, 2015

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Category : India

American musician on crooning collaboration with songbirds of Western Ghats

An American musician has found unusual collaborators for his next score - songbirds of the Western Ghats. He will soon embark on a week-long trip to the forests. #America #NewsTracker #Music #Western Ghats #songbirds #Ben Mirin #beatbox
Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western Ghats

Updated : Sep 01, 2014

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Category : India

Journalist paddles across states spreading word to save Western Ghats

From spreading a word on Facebook to paddling 3,080 kms across four states, a Coimbatore-based journalist has taken up the cause to protect Western Ghats, bleeding due to human intervention. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #UNESCO #Goa #Western Ghats #Kalai Selvan
Goa to demarcate eco-sensitive areas near wildlife sanctuaries

Updated : Aug 14, 2014

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Category : India

Goa to demarcate eco-sensitive areas near wildlife sanctuaries

Goa government will demarcate the ecologically sensitive areas around its wildlife sanctuaries and submit a detailed report to Union Ministry of Environment and Forests by 31 January next year, State Environment Minister Alina Saldanha said on Thursday. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Goa #Western Ghats #MoEF #Alina Saldanha #Vijay Sardesai #Dr Kasturirangan report
Goa CM Parrikar to ask Modi govt for more IAS officers

Updated : May 30, 2014

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Category : India

Goa CM Parrikar to ask Modi govt for more IAS officers

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be in the national capital on 3 June with several demands including sanctioning of more Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers for the state. #India #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #Goa #Western Ghats #MoEF #Manohar Parrikar #IAS officers #Madhav Gadgil
Scientists find 14 new species of 'dancing frogs' in Western Ghats

Updated : May 08, 2014

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Category : India

Scientists find 14 new species of 'dancing frogs' in Western Ghats

There are other dancing frogs in Central America and Southeast Asia, but the Indian family, known by the scientific name Micrixalidae, evolved separately about 85 million years ago. #India #Environment #ThingsWeLike #Western Ghats #Frogs #Dancing Frogs
Parrikar wants to 'save' Western Ghats, but not stop mining

Updated : Apr 25, 2014

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Category : India

Parrikar wants to 'save' Western Ghats, but not stop mining

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar wants to "save" the Western Ghats, but not at the cost of mining. Parrikar underscored the sentiment in an official letter written to the union environment and forests minister last week but which became known only a few days after a crucial Supreme Court judgement lifting a 19-month ban on mining in the state. #NewsTracker #Goa #Western Ghats #Manohar Parrikar #Goa mining
W-Ghats report: MoEF accepts Kerala government's demands

Updated : Mar 05, 2014

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Category : India

W-Ghats report: MoEF accepts Kerala government's demands

Late Tuesday night, an office memorandum from the ministry said the recommendations of the state government were examined and it has been decided to accept them. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Western Ghats #Oommen Chandy #Kozhikode #Idukki #Wayanad