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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar in a tight spot over state's bikini politics

Aug 27, 2014

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar in a tight spot over state's bikini politics

But judging by the goings-on over the last two months or so, the two-piece bathing accessory now appears to have come to haunt Parrikar's Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition government #India #Religion #BJP #Bikini #Goa #Hindutva #Modi #Manohar Parrikar #Hindus #MGP #christians #beaches #conservative politics
To stop poaching , special tracking system will be made for tigers, says Javadekar

Aug 26, 2014

To stop poaching , special tracking system will be made for tigers, says Javadekar

With poaching being the largest threat to tigers, a specialised tracking system will soon belaunched in the country's 47 tiger reserves to curb wildlife crimes, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today. #TheySaidIt #Government #Centre #Poaching #Tiger #Prakash Javadekar #National Tiger Conservation Authority #Wildlife Crime Control Bureau #special tracking system #Management Information System
No forest clearances granted unless compensation plan in place Govt

Aug 06, 2014

No forest clearances granted unless compensation plan in place Govt

Allaying apprehensions that green nod is being speeded up at the cost of environment, government today asserted that no forest clearance is given unless there is a plan in place to compensate the forest cover. #India #Environment #climate change #MoEF #Prakash Javadekar #Forest Conservation Act
India's agriculture mantra should be 'per drop, more crop' PM Modi at ICAR

Jul 29, 2014

India's agriculture mantra should be 'per drop, more crop' PM Modi at ICAR

PM Narendra Modi talked about the roadmap for development in the agricultural sector in his speech at an award ceremony at ICAR. #India #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #farmers #speech #Water conservation #Radio #ICAR #PM Narendra Modi #milk production #per drop more crop #medicinal farming

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India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Mar 10, 2014

India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Assam minister mulls cutting off rhino horns to save them from poachers. Maharashtra lawmakers seek removal of all leopards from Mumbai's Aarey colony to resolve conflict. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #Conservation #ULFA #Wildlife #Aarey Colony
Karnataka's decision to catch elephants in Hassan district is laudable

Oct 20, 2013

Karnataka's decision to catch elephants in Hassan district is laudable

Although anathema to many experts and most activists, removal is often the only solution for wildlife and people caught in acute, irreversible conflict. #India #ToTheContrary #Karnataka #Animals #States #Elephants #Wildlife conservation

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Karnataka's decision to catch elephants in Hassan district is laudable

Aug 27, 2014

In Transit Blog: A New Bike Tour in the Adirondacks

Cycle Adirondacks, a weeklong bike tour in upstate New York organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society, will make its debut in August 2015...
Karnataka's decision to catch elephants in Hassan district is laudable

Aug 29, 2014

Environmentalists, conservatives battle over whether manatees are 'endangered' or 'threatened'

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is considering changing the manatee's status from endangered to threatened...
Karnataka's decision to catch elephants in Hassan district is laudable

Aug 27, 2014

Tortoises in controversial iPad exhibition are relocated

Three tortoises that were part of a controversial exhibition at the Aspen Art Museum in Colorado have been relocated to a conservation facility, a museum spokeswoman announced. She said the animals were moved Monday to a facility that has requested a...
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