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The Economic Times
7 lakh trees, 90 sq km of Panna Tiger Reserve may submerge in Ken-Betwa projectin the reserve, which had in 2009 reported extinction of the big cats. The rep
7 lakh trees, 90 sq km of Panna Tiger Reserve may submerge in Ken-Betwa project
The Economic Times / Posted 13 hours ago
in the reserve, which had in 2009 reported extinction of the big cats. The report, which has been submitted to Union Environment Ministry, said the total counting of trees in the proposed submergence area has not been done, but a sample... Read more
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Business Standard India
Pvt power producers struggle to meet emission deadlineproducers struggle to meet emission deadlineCompanies and analysts say the proc
Pvt power producers struggle to meet emission deadline
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
producers struggle to meet emission deadlineCompanies and analysts say the process is proving to be challenging The Union environment ministry’s move to cut down on thermal power emissions to meet global standards is now facing multiple... Read more
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Business Standard India
GM mustard disastrous for country's agricultural independence, says GEAC member BhargavaCommittee (GEAC), which regulates the testing and introduction of genetically-m
GM mustard disastrous for country's agricultural independence, says GEAC member Bhargava
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Committee (GEAC), which regulates the testing and introduction of genetically-modified (GM) crops in the country. An Environment Ministry sub-committee report declared the GM mustard technology safe for consumption and environment, saying... Read more
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New Kerala
'GM mustard would be disastrous for India's agricultural independence' - newkerala.com #123279recognise civil society protests of that magnitude then its a loss of name for
'GM mustard would be disastrous for India's agricultural independence' - newkerala.com #123279
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
recognise civil society protests of that magnitude then its a loss of name for it. This is how a revolution begins." An Environment Ministry sub-committee report declared the GM mustard technology safe for consumption and environment, saying... Read more
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dna
After Ken-Betwa river project, concerns raised over upcoming power plant near Panna tiger reserveas concerns have been raised about the ecological impact of Ken-Betwa river lin
After Ken-Betwa river project, concerns raised over upcoming power plant near Panna tiger reserve
dna / Posted yesterday
as concerns have been raised about the ecological impact of Ken-Betwa river linking project, an expert panel of the union environment ministry has flagged concerns about the impact of National Thermal Power Corporation’s (NTPC) Barethi power plant... Read more
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The Hindu
National waterways project threatens Gangetic dolphins: Conservationistselaborated.IUCN concerned It may be mentioned here that in May 2016, the IUCN
National waterways project threatens Gangetic dolphins: Conservationists
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
elaborated.IUCN concerned It may be mentioned here that in May 2016, the IUCN too had expressed its concerns to the Union Environment Ministry on this matter. To tackle the threat to dolphins and three other species , the Union Ministry of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Noticeable Increase in Awareness of Wildlife Crimesas a collective effort [for] the sustainability of our country and its wildlife
Noticeable Increase in Awareness of Wildlife Crimes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
as a collective effort [for] the sustainability of our country and its wildlife for future generations to appreciate and enjoy." When ISAP receives a tip, it is vetted for reliability before given to the environment ministry for inv... Read more
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The Hindu
Environment ministry to allow hydropower projects in Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zoneAfter a meeting with Uttarakhand officials, the Union Environment Ministry agre
Environment ministry to allow hydropower projects in Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
After a meeting with Uttarakhand officials, the Union Environment Ministry agreed to permit 10 hydroelectric power projects of less than 25MW capacity approved prior to the date of eco-sensitive zone notification The environment ministry has agreed... Read more
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BC Local News
Diesel spill cleanup continuesvehicle — which was carrying 50,000 litres of diesel — rolled into a ditch, spi
Diesel spill cleanup continues
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
vehicle — which was carrying 50,000 litres of diesel — rolled into a ditch, spilling the fuel. A spokesperson for the Environment Ministry says the responsible party, Bridgeway Trucking of Chemainus, has contracted a number of consulting firms... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Diesel spill cleanup continuesvehicle — which was carrying 50,000 litres of diesel — rolled into a ditch, spi
Diesel spill cleanup continues
Comox Valley Record / Posted 3 days ago
vehicle — which was carrying 50,000 litres of diesel — rolled into a ditch, spilling the fuel. A spokesperson for the Environment Ministry says the responsible party, Bridgeway Trucking of Chemainus, has contracted a number of consulting firms... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Wildlife Conflict Policy Under ReviewDISCUSSIONS between community members and environment ministry officials are un
Human Wildlife Conflict Policy Under Review
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
DISCUSSIONS between community members and environment ministry officials are underway in the Kunene region for the review of the Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) policy. The first consultative meeting with communities in Kunene was held on Thursday at... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Seoul prosecutors summon Volkswagen executive from German headquartersis among the seven people requested. The executive has a record of visiting So
Seoul prosecutors summon Volkswagen executive from German headquarters
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 4 days ago
is among the seven people requested. The executive has a record of visiting South Korea in July 2011 when the country's environment ministry asked the carmaker to explain its vehicles' excessive emission of nitrogen oxide, according to... Read more
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CTV News
90 per cent of residents of Ont. First Nation show signs of mercury poisoning: researchersthe Dryden mill wrote the government saying he had buried more than 50 barrels
90 per cent of residents of Ont. First Nation show signs of mercury poisoning: researchers
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
the Dryden mill wrote the government saying he had buried more than 50 barrels of mercury and salt in a pit in 1972. The environment ministry took some samples from the area last June in response to the claim, but the government said Tuesday it... Read more
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CTV News
90 per cent of residents of Ont. First Nation show signs of mercury poisoning: researchesthe Dryden mill wrote the government saying he had buried more than 50 barrels
90 per cent of residents of Ont. First Nation show signs of mercury poisoning: researches
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
the Dryden mill wrote the government saying he had buried more than 50 barrels of mercury and salt in a pit in 1972. The environment ministry took some samples from the area last June in response to the claim, but the government said Tuesday it... Read more
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CTV News
Researchers find 90% of Grassy Narrows residents show signs of mercury poisoningthe Dryden mill wrote the government saying he had buried more than 50 barrels
Researchers find 90% of Grassy Narrows residents show signs of mercury poisoning
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
the Dryden mill wrote the government saying he had buried more than 50 barrels of mercury and salt in a pit in 1972. The environment ministry took some samples from the area last June in response to the claim, but the government said Tuesday it... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
90% of Grassy Narrows residents show mercury poisoning signs: researchersthe Dryden mill wrote the government saying he had buried more than 50 barrels
90% of Grassy Narrows residents show mercury poisoning signs: researchers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the Dryden mill wrote the government saying he had buried more than 50 barrels of mercury and salt in a pit in 1972. The environment ministry took some samples from the area last June in response to the claim, but the government said Tuesday it... Read more
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dna
Our neighbour funding terrorists; entire world has come together to isolate Pak: Venkaiah Naiduto this regard in March this year. The building was named as Paryavaran Bhawan
Our neighbour funding terrorists; entire world has come together to isolate Pak: Venkaiah Naidu
dna / Posted 5 days ago
to this regard in March this year. The building was named as Paryavaran Bhawan as it would earlier house offices of Environment Ministry. The Environment Ministry offices were shifted to a separate building called Indira Paryavaran Bhawan... Read more
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Business Standard India
World has come together to isolate Pak on terrorism: M Venkaiah Naiduto this regard in March this year. The building was named as Paryavaran Bhawan
World has come together to isolate Pak on terrorism: M Venkaiah Naidu
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
to this regard in March this year. The building was named as Paryavaran Bhawan as it would earlier house offices of Environment Ministry. The Environment Ministry offices were shifted to a separate building called Indira Paryavaran Bhawan... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Man attacked by grizzly in southeastern B.C.for assistance.” He said they sent three people to help, but referred any furt
Man attacked by grizzly in southeastern B.C.
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
for assistance.” He said they sent three people to help, but referred any further comment to BC Parks. The province’s environment ministry issued a statement Monday afternoon they responded after a man was attacked by “what is suspected to be... Read more
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New Kerala
Can ensure biosafety of all types of genetically engineered organisms: Environment Ministry - newkerala.com #120997New Delhi, Sep 19 : Amid speculation over the fate of genetically modified crop
Can ensure biosafety of all types of genetically engineered organisms: Environment Ministry - newkerala.com #120997
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi, Sep 19 : Amid speculation over the fate of genetically modified crops, India's Environment Ministry on Monday said that a regulatory framework supported by several guidlines is there to ensure biosafety of all types of genetically... Read more
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The Manila Times
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000Yuyun Indradi. “Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
Yuyun Indradi. “Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a crime.” A spokesman for Indonesia’s environment ministry did not immediately have any comment. Indonesian authorities have previously insisted they are stepping... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000: studyYuyun Indradi. “Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000: study
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
Yuyun Indradi. “Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a crime.” A spokesman for Indonesia’s environment ministry did not immediately have any comment. Indonesian authorities have previously insisted they are stepping... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
SE Asia haze crisis killed over 100,000 in 2015Yuyun Indradi. "Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a
SE Asia haze crisis killed over 100,000 in 2015
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
Yuyun Indradi. "Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a crime." A spokesman for Indonesia's environment ministry did not immediately have any comment. Indonesian authorities have previously insisted they are stepping... Read more
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The Manila Times
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000 – studyYuyun Indradi. “Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000 – study
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
Yuyun Indradi. “Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a crime.” A spokesman for Indonesia’s environment ministry did not immediately have any comment. Indonesian authorities have previously insisted they are stepping... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed more than 100,000Yuyun Indradi. "Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed more than 100,000
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
Yuyun Indradi. "Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a crime." A spokesman for Indonesia's environment ministry did not immediately have any comment. Indonesian authorities have previously insisted they are stepping... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000—studyYuyun Indradi. “Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a
Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000—study
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Yuyun Indradi. “Failure to act immediately to stem the loss of life would be a crime.” A spokesman for Indonesia’s environment ministry did not immediately have any comment. Indonesian authorities have previously insisted they are stepping... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sub-committee on GM mustard had health expertsThe environment ministry said on Sunday the sub-committee constituted by the co
Sub-committee on GM mustard had health experts
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
The environment ministry said on Sunday the sub-committee constituted by the country's biotech regulator Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) to examine the bio-safety data on genetically-modified (GM) mustard had in it experts on subjects... Read more
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New Kerala
GEAC panel competent to evaluate GE crops: newkerala.com #120439New Delhi, Sep 18 : The Environment Ministry on Sunday asserted that its panel
GEAC panel competent to evaluate GE crops: newkerala.com #120439
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
New Delhi, Sep 18 : The Environment Ministry on Sunday asserted that its panel was competent in subjects relevant to safety evaluation of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops. The government's assertion came in the backdrop of comments in a section of... Read more
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The Economic Times
Modi government launches green plan to mitigate impact of ozone gasesthe ministry said in a statement announcing the initiative. Details of the ini
Modi government launches green plan to mitigate impact of ozone gases
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
the ministry said in a statement announcing the initiative. Details of the initiative are still being worked out. The environment ministry, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research have decided to... Read more
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Sunday Observer
JHU � totally disatisfied with anti- corruption campaign -Champikain the campaign against corruption. Walking the talk, I set examples at the Pow
JHU � totally disatisfied with anti- corruption campaign -Champika
Sunday Observer / Posted 7 days ago
in the campaign against corruption. Walking the talk, I set examples at the Power and Energy Ministry and later the Environment Ministry. We showed ow to turn loss making state entities into financially viable entities. Q: In other words,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Borneo Eco Film Festival 2016: Smaller scale, wider reachartists will be opening booths throughout the festival weekend. BEFF main fest
Borneo Eco Film Festival 2016: Smaller scale, wider reach
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
artists will be opening booths throughout the festival weekend. BEFF main festival partners are the Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry of Sabah, Yayasan Hasanah, US Embassy Kuala Lumpur, Resource Development and Information Technology... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
US fast-food giants not doing enough to reduce HFC emissionagreement," said Chandra Bhushan, deputy director general, CSE, reacting to the
US fast-food giants not doing enough to reduce HFC emission
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
agreement," said Chandra Bhushan, deputy director general, CSE, reacting to the report. CSE also recommended to the Indian Environment Ministry to put regulations to restrict the use of HFC in these large companies. HFCs are a class of human-made... Read more
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The Hindu
BRICS MoU on climate cooperation signedtechnology transfer and finance were two issues that need to be addressed to li
BRICS MoU on climate cooperation signed
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
technology transfer and finance were two issues that need to be addressed to limit global warming. Earlier this week, the Environment Ministry announced a collaborative R&D programme to develop next generation, sustainable refrigerant technologies... Read more
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New Kerala
BRICS nations unite to save environment - newkerala.com #119729global environmental agreements and Sustainable Development Goals, according to
BRICS nations unite to save environment - newkerala.com #119729
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
global environmental agreements and Sustainable Development Goals, according to an official statement released by the Environment Ministry. "We have resolved to set up a platform for innovations, knowledge sharing and capacity building... Read more
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DW
High levels of nitrate in German groundwater, drinking water |to the current law, however, remain lacking and are not scheduled for review un
High levels of nitrate in German groundwater, drinking water |
DW / Posted 9 days ago
to the current law, however, remain lacking and are not scheduled for review until the beginning of 2017, according to the Environment Ministry. Farmer's Association aims to guard itself from new regulations The German Farmers' Association, the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
SC stays NGT order asking Rlwys, Metro to get environmental min nod on projectspollution. Rohatgi referred to some notifications which say that the metro rail
SC stays NGT order asking Rlwys, Metro to get environmental min nod on projects
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
pollution. Rohatgi referred to some notifications which say that the metro rail did not need the clearance from the environment ministry for their projects. The environment ministry had earlier notified the tribunal that the Railways and... Read more
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New Kerala
Environment Ministry celebrates International Ozone Day - newkerala.com #119657New Delhi, Sep 16 : The Ozone Cell of the Environment Ministry here celebrated
Environment Ministry celebrates International Ozone Day - newkerala.com #119657
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi, Sep 16 : The Ozone Cell of the Environment Ministry here celebrated International Ozone Day on Friday by awarding young schoolchildren for participating and winning in painting, poster-making and slogan writing competitions organised by... Read more
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dna
Indian government launches initiative to mitigate impact of gases on ozoneThe Environment Ministry launched a major research and development initiative t
Indian government launches initiative to mitigate impact of gases on ozone
dna / Posted 9 days ago
The Environment Ministry launched a major research and development initiative to develop long-term technology to mitigate the impact of refrigerant gases on the ozone layer. "The Ministry today announced an sustainable refrigerant technologies as... Read more
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New Kerala
SC stays NGT order over Delhi Metro's Noida line construction - newkerala.com #119543the apex court has said that there is no environment clearance for a dedicated
SC stays NGT order over Delhi Metro's Noida line construction - newkerala.com #119543
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
the apex court has said that there is no environment clearance for a dedicated freight corridor. Earlier, the environment ministry had told the NGT that railway and Metro rail projects are not within the purview of 2006 Environmental... Read more
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Business Standard India
Supreme Court stays NGT order against Railways, DMRCand DMRC are not required to seek environmental clearances for their projects l
Supreme Court stays NGT order against Railways, DMRC
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
and DMRC are not required to seek environmental clearances for their projects like dedicated freight corridors. The Environment Ministry had told NGT that railway and Metro Rail projects were not within the purview of the 2006 Environmental... Read more
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New Kerala
Environment Ministry seeking alternative for super greenhouse gases - newkerala.com #119348New Delhi, Sep 15 : On the eve of World Ozone Day, the Environment Ministry on
Environment Ministry seeking alternative for super greenhouse gases - newkerala.com #119348
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi, Sep 15 : On the eve of World Ozone Day, the Environment Ministry on Thursday announced an ambitious research initiative for sustainable refrigerant technology as an alternative for the Hydro-fluorocarbons (HFCs) or "super greenhouse... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Think again, Awg Mahyan tells FAS top brassproblems, poor running of the state team and unpaid salaries until the permanen
Think again, Awg Mahyan tells FAS top brass
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
problems, poor running of the state team and unpaid salaries until the permanent secretary of Resource Planning and Environment Ministry took the helm in 2010. Among the highest points of his era would be Sarawak’s unbeaten campaign to lift... Read more
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Calcutta News
ISL: NGT forms expert panel to inspect Rabindra Sarovarof the NGT on September 27. The petitioner had made the West Bengal government
ISL: NGT forms expert panel to inspect Rabindra Sarovar
Calcutta News / Posted 10 days ago
of the NGT on September 27. The petitioner had made the West Bengal government, the Kolkata Improvement Trust, the Union Environment Ministry, as also the Football Sports Development - that operates the ISL - respondents to the petition. The... Read more
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New Kerala
NGT forms expert panel to inspect Rabindra Sarovar - newkerala.com #119311of the NGT on September 27. The petitioner had made the West Bengal government
NGT forms expert panel to inspect Rabindra Sarovar - newkerala.com #119311
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
of the NGT on September 27. The petitioner had made the West Bengal government, the Kolkata Improvement Trust, the Union Environment Ministry, as also the Football Sports Development - that operates the ISL - respondents to the petition. The... Read more
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Mississauga News
Ontario environment officials concerned that clear-cut logging releases mercuryTop environment ministry officials had serious concerns that a plan to clear-cu
Ontario environment officials concerned that clear-cut logging releases mercury
Mississauga News / Posted 10 days ago
Top environment ministry officials had serious concerns that a plan to clear-cut log a swath of the boreal forest near Grassy Narrows, Ont., would release mercury into the already contaminated area, according to internal government emails in recent... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘Living fossil’ crabs mysteriously dying in Japanon the horseshoe crab, the ancient blue-blooded natural wonder of the oceans. |
‘Living fossil’ crabs mysteriously dying in Japan
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
on the horseshoe crab, the ancient blue-blooded natural wonder of the oceans. | Photo courtesy of AFP Japan’s environment ministry designates the helmet-like crabs as an “endangered species” as its population has declined sharply due... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Living fossil' crabs mysteriously dying in Japantemperature, or parasite infestation or a disease peculiar to horseshoe crabs"
'Living fossil' crabs mysteriously dying in Japan
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
temperature, or parasite infestation or a disease peculiar to horseshoe crabs" as a possible cause, he added. Japan's environment ministry designates the helmet-like crabs as an "endangered species" as its population has declined sharply due... Read more
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PhysOrg
Spain's Donana wetlands going dry, WWF warnsinstance the government to cancel the planned dredging of the Guadalquivir rive
Spain's Donana wetlands going dry, WWF warns
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
instance the government to cancel the planned dredging of the Guadalquivir river and close illegal farming fields. Spain's environment ministry responded that every project was submitted to a "rigorous" impact assessment, and pointed to the... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Living fossil' crabs mysteriously dying in Japantemperature, or parasite infestation or a disease peculiar to horseshoe crabs"
'Living fossil' crabs mysteriously dying in Japan
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
temperature, or parasite infestation or a disease peculiar to horseshoe crabs" as a possible cause, he added. Japan's environment ministry designates the helmet-like crabs as an "endangered species" as its population has declined sharply due... Read more
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