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Floating research laboratory launched to analyse Loktak lake
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Floating research laboratory launched to analyse Loktak lake

Embarking on its first venture, a floating research laboratory of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development ISBD was launched by Minister of Horticulture Soil Conservation and Forest Environment Thounaojam Shyamkumar at Sendra today Source The ... E Pao!, 1 month ago

New system allows drones to fly through forests, cities

have big ideas for drones that can deliver packages right to your door and a new mapping system developed by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) can help achieve that. The new system, called NanoMap, allows drones to consistently fly 32 ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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As govt eyes forest land, Mumbai's tribals faced with move to dingy flats

With the Maharashtra government doling out pieces of the lush green Aarey forest to various utilities, the tribals living in it for generations are feeling increasingly insecure. Hepzi Anthony reports.  Image: A kid looks at the Warli painting on the wall of one of the houses at Keltipada inside Aarey forest. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani / Rediff.com The Maharashtra government plans to rehabilitate all the tribals living within Mumbai's green zone of Aarey under its slum redevelopment ...
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Environment and Forest ministry gives clearance to INO project

The Union ministry of environment and forest has overruled four objections raised by Tamil Nadu State Expert Appraisal Committee while granting environmental clearance to the Indian Neutrino Observatory (INO) as a "special case" with 51 conditions. The nod ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Expert Appraisal Committee recommends INO project for environment clearance  DNA1 month ago
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Examine relocating monkeys to alternative site: HC to AAP govt

The Delhi High Court has asked the AAP government's forest department to examine and file a report on relocating monkeys to an alternative site instead of Asola sanctuary as the area was saturated with simians who had moved to nearby colonies and farmhouses.A ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Eminent academics open letter to the Prime Minister of India on the Kathua and Unnao rape cases

Hundreds of eminent academics have written an open letter to the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi . The academics have directly said that Modi's statements on the recent Kathua and Unnao rape cases had been "wholly inadequate, platitudinous, and ...
 catchnews.com12 hours ago Academicians slam Modi's 'prolonged silence' on Kathua, Unnao rape cases  Sify2 days ago
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Ex-bureaucrats blame PM for India's 'darkest hour'

A group of retired civil servants also called upon the PM to reach out to the families of the victims in Unnao and Kathua and "seek their forgiveness on behalf of all of us". Not in My Name, says India over Kathua, Unnao rape cases IMAGE: The bureaucrats also also asked the PM to remove anyone from the government who has been associated with hate crimes and hate speeches. Photograph: Shahbaz Khan/PTI Photo This is post-independent India's "darkest hour", a group of retired civil ...
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Wolf Call: Why this endangered species howls less

Studying wolves' howls could reveal how human language evolved.Ankur Paliwal reports. IMAGE: Although wolves share the same vulnerability status as tigers in India, there is no government project to protect wolves, whose numbers biologists believe are declining.An Indian wolf in the Mysore zoo. Photograph: Kind courtesy L Shyamal/Wikimedia Commons At 5 am on a not-so-cold January morning this year, Bilal Habib, a scientist at the Wildlife Institute of India, parked his jeep near a watch tower ...
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Maharashtra to have fossil park soon

Maharashtras Gadchiroli district will soon have a fossil park. Located 950 km from Mumbai, Gadchiroli district in Vidarbha region is rich in nature and fossils have been found here. Work is in progress for the fossil park at Wadadham, which would be a ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Two adults and a child, 13,000-year-old human footprints found

Scientists have discovered 13,000-year-old footprints of a two adults and a child off the Pacific coast of Canada, suggesting that humans used a coastal route to move from Asia to North America during the last ice age. Previous research suggests that, during the last ice age (which ended around 11,700 years ago), humans moved into the Americas from Asia across what was then a land bridge to North America, eventually reaching what is now the west coast of British Columbia, Canada as well as ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago 13,000-year-old human footprints discovered off Canadian coast  Business Standard3 weeks ago
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