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Odisha: Olive Ridley turtles begin to arrive for breeding

Nov 23, 2014

Odisha: Olive Ridley turtles begin to arrive for breeding

Arrival of Olive Ridley sea turtles at Rushikulya river mouth in Odisha's Ganjam district has marked the start of the annual breeding season of the endangered animal. #India #Environment #Odisha #Olive Ridley #Rushikulya
Illegal sand mining: Centre asks states to furnish details of action taken

Nov 23, 2014

Illegal sand mining: Centre asks states to furnish details of action taken

The Centre has asked states to immediately furnish details of cases of illegal sand mining, including the action taken in the last three years to stop the menace. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Illegal mining #Sand mining
It's official: Chhattisgarh gets new tiger reserve

Nov 23, 2014

It's official: Chhattisgarh gets new tiger reserve

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has given in-principle approval for creation of Guru Ghasidas-Tamor Pingla tiger reserve in Chhattisgarh. #Environment #NewsTracker #Chhattisgarh #Tiger reserve #NTCA
One lakh deaths due to pollution, India needs to be energy efficient: UN report

Nov 21, 2014

One lakh deaths due to pollution, India needs to be energy efficient: UN report

Nearly one lakh premature deaths take place annually due to air pollution in India which can be avoided by 2030 by improving energy efficiency measures, a UN report says. #United States #India #China #Energy #Environment #Brazil #didyouknow #UN #Pollution #Energy efficiency #UN report
World's first White Tiger Safari to come up in Madhya Pradesh

Nov 21, 2014

World's first White Tiger Safari to come up in Madhya Pradesh

The roar of white tigers will soon reverberate in Madhya Pradesh's Vindhya region as the world's first White Tiger Safari would begin in Rewa, which was once home to this rare breed of the big cats. #India #Environment #Madhya Pradesh #Rewa #Central Zoo Authority #Maharaja Martand Singh

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Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Aug 02, 2014

Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Figures from Karnataka show that for every three leopards poached, two come under vehicular traffic. And few of these killer roads pass through sanctuaries or national parks. #India #Environment #Animal welfare #Wildlife #Leopards
200 crore roadside trees  How Nitin Gadkari's math is flawed

Jun 22, 2014

200 crore roadside trees How Nitin Gadkari's math is flawed

Not just highways, every road in India will have to be lined with trees to achieve Nitin Gadkaris target. Will his government then turn to claim natural forests in the name of development? #HowThisWorks #BJP #Nitin Gadkari #MNREGA #Ministry of Environment and Forests #Trees #200 crore trees #Rural development ministry