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Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Northeast Today

Environment

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    Two Meghalaya Rivers Turn Blue Due to High Acid

Two Meghalaya Rivers Turn Blue Due to High Acid

At least two rivers in eastern Meghalaya have turned blue again apparently due to “high acid content”, resulting in death of scores of fishes. The Lukha river in East Jaintia

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    Rhino Protection Force; Assam Govt isn’t Interested

Rhino Protection Force; Assam Govt isn’t Interested

The Centre has already sanctioned funds for setting up a Rhino Protection Force, comprising of local youths of Kaziranga, but the Assam government has not even completed the recruitment process.

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    Centre to Constitute Panel to Study Forest Land in Northeast

Centre to Constitute Panel to Study Forest Land in Northeast

The Centre will constitute a committee to conduct a study on ownership of forest land in the Northeastern region. Informing this here on Tuesday, Union Minister of state for Environment,

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    NGT: Clarify How Hotels are Coming up at Kaziranga

NGT: Clarify How Hotels are Coming up at Kaziranga

The National Green Tribunal has directed Assam government to clear its stand on eco-sensitive zones and how it has permitted large-scale hotel projects to come up in and around the

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    Clinic for Elephants in Northeast Inaugurated in Kaziranga

Clinic for Elephants in Northeast Inaugurated in Kaziranga

A clinic for elephants in the Northeast region was inaugurated on Tuesday at the upcoming Mark Shand Memorial Learning Centre by Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, Founding Patron of the UK

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    Climate Change May Force 100 Million Into Poverty by 2030

Climate Change May Force 100 Million Into Poverty by 2030

Climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting agriculture and fueling the spread of malaria and other diseases, the World Bank has

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Vermicomposting: A Source of Livelihood

  Vermicomposting: A Source of Livelihood

October Edition, NET Bureau, Pinaki Das Centre for Forest Based Livelihoods and Extension (CFLE), working since 2012 in Northeastern Tripura

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Poachers Giving Death Threats to Rhino Protectors

  Poachers Giving Death Threats to Rhino Protectors

Blame it on the laxity of the Forest department or the inaction of police, poachers are not only killing rhinos

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7.7 Magnitude Tremors Hits Hindu Kush in Afghanistan

  7.7 Magnitude Tremors Hits Hindu Kush in Afghanistan

A massive earthquake of 7.5 magnitude on the Richter scale with the epicentre in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan

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Greens May Question Australia’s New Conditions for Adani Mine

  Greens May Question Australia’s New Conditions for Adani Mine

Environmentalists are considering another legal challenge to the approval given to India’s Adani group to operate one of the world’s

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Assam’s Video Documentation Hub Coaching Youth in Conservation

  Assam’s Video Documentation Hub Coaching Youth in Conservation

Digitally archiving wildlife and environment is a key resource in conservation, says environmental filmmaker Rita Banerji, who kick-started northeast India’s

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Nagaland Set to Welcome Amur Falcons

  Nagaland Set to Welcome Amur Falcons

Nagaland is all set to welcome the Amur Falcon as Pangti Village Council (PVC) and Amur Falcon Roosting Areas Union

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Ziro Butterfly Meet: Over 50 Species Spotted

  Ziro Butterfly Meet: Over 50 Species Spotted

More than 50 different species of butterflies have been spotted at Pange Valley in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh

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Programme on Conservation of Gibbons Launched in Arunachal

  Programme on Conservation of Gibbons Launched in Arunachal

A community and school-based education programme on conservation of the endangered Eastern Hoolock Gibbon has been launched in Arunachal’s Lower

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Wildlife Thriving in Exclusion Zone, Chernobyl

  Wildlife Thriving in Exclusion Zone, Chernobyl

A team of international researchers has discovered abundant wildlife population at Chernobyl, the site of the 1986 nuclear accident that

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India Makes Ambitious Pledge to Cut Emissions by 35 pc

  India Makes Ambitious Pledge to Cut Emissions by 35 pc

India on Friday pledged to cut its emission levels by 33-35 percent over the next 15 years in what Environment

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Assam Poacher Becomes Defender of Rhinos

  Assam Poacher Becomes Defender of Rhinos

A poacher turned wildlife defender is leading the way for conservation of the endangered one horned rhino at Assam’s Manas

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