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#PrayForTheAmazon: Why is everyone talking about the Amazon forest fires?

A record number of fires have been raging for the past three weeks now at the Amazon rainforests and social media is finally catching up

Published on 22nd August 2019
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Amazon deforestation hits the highest level in five years, says the Brazil government

Deforestation in the region has soared since the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office last year, according to conservation groups

Published on 13th June 2020
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Amazon Deforestation: Brazilian Amazon lost 1,698 sq km of trees last month, 222% more than August 2018

In July, the area of destroyed forest in the Amazon had reached 2,254.8 sq.km, a 278 per cent growth compared to the loss of land registered in the same month last year (596.6 sq.km)

Published on 9th September 2019
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Amazonia-1 launch marks beginning of stronger ties with India, says Brazilian Minister

Amazonia-1, the first Brazilian satellite launched from India, is an optical earth observation satellite intended to provide remote sensing data to users for monitoring deforestation in the Amazon 

Published on 28th February 2021
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Breaking barriers: Tribal woman becomes nature's saviour, joins hands with her community to save few trees for the future

Jamuna Tudu, On her journey in saving the mother nature had succeeded and now with 150 committees  comprising more than 6,000 members in her movement to save the forests, she is doing more

Published on 6th November 2017
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COVID-19 pandemic: UPSC defers Civil Services (Preliminary) examination

Since this examination also serves as a screening test for the Indian Forest Service Examination, the schedule for the Indian Forest Service Examination has also been deferred

Published on 4th May 2020
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COVID-19: West Bengal forest dept launches app to help confined people take virtual trip to zoo

Launched by West Bengal Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee, the app will offer a virtual tour of the Alipore Zoological Gardens and contains videos of different animals

Published on 24th April 2020
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Dalai Lama condoles demise of environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna

Bahuguna, a pioneer of the Chipko Movement against deforestation in the 1970s, died in Uttarakhand on Friday. He was 94 years old

Published on 22nd May 2021
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Drivers arrange drinking water facility for wild animals inside Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

The drivers had built three brushwood check-dams inside the Tholpetty forest. "There are 25 Jeep drivers working here under Eco-Development Corporation

Published on 3rd March 2021
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Eco-tourism spots to be developed in Rajouri, a number of landmarks identified

The forest department wants people to connect with the forest through the eco-tourism initiative. The spots identified for eco-tourism developments are Dehra Ki Gali, Bhimber Gali and Shahdara Sharif

Published on 30th April 2021
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Forest guards are always under lockdown: Why Sashidhar Vempala wants you to spare a thought for them

Sashidhar Vempala founded Guardbook about seven years back. He talks about what he has been doing to help forest guards execute their work better and what is their condition during the lockdown 

Published on 15th April 2020
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Forest officials rescue baby elephant stuck in swamp field  in Chattisgarh

A herd of 21 elephants has been roaming in Fingeshwar forest range of the district for the last couple of days, said a forest official who was part of the team that rescued the baby elephant

Published on 21st August 2020
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Forest officials should appreciate that forests cannot function without tribals: IBRAD's Prof SB Roy

Professor SB Roy was speaking at TNIE's E-Expressions along with  NC Saxena, a retired IAS officer, Prof Biswajit Dhar from JNU, TNIE's Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla and journalist Kaveree Bamzai

Published on 4th April 2021
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Four teenagers in Nagaland's Tening village rescue two 'vulnerable' leopard cubs 

The officials of Nagaland Zoological Park and Peren forest officials have taken necessary steps for specialised care and protection of the cubs

Published on 24th August 2021
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Garud commandos, advanced helicopter work to save students stuck in raging Tamil Nadu fire

According to an official, this is not the right time to go trekking in the Theni forest-division since the area is prone to fires during this season

Published on 12th March 2018

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