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It is time to reset India’s approach to the environment

Expand the meaning of environmental damage and create institutionalised methods of ensuring its protection
The Vizag gas leak has shown why it is important to prevent environmental damage before it happens(PTI)
The Vizag gas leak has shown why it is important to prevent environmental damage before it happens(PTI)
Updated on May 08, 2020 07:19 PM IST
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ByNeha Sinha

Covid-19: An opportunity to overhaul green policies

‘One Health’, which focuses on humans, animals and ecosystems, must be the pillar of environmental policy
The Dhauladhar range of mountains is visible from Jalandhar due to a drop in pollution levels, April 3, 2020. The ranges are around 200 kilometres away from the city(Pardeep Pandit/Hindustan Times)
The Dhauladhar range of mountains is visible from Jalandhar due to a drop in pollution levels, April 3, 2020. The ranges are around 200 kilometres away from the city(Pardeep Pandit/Hindustan Times)
Published on Apr 29, 2020 05:42 PM IST
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ByBharati Chaturvedi and Ashish Chaturvedi

Endangered species are key to our survival

Animal, plant and marine biodiversity keeps our ecosystems functional.
The endangered species (birds and animals) in conservation priority include Asian wild buffalo, Asiatic lion, Brow-antlered deer or Sangai, Dugong, Edible Nest swiftlet, Gangetic river dolphin, Great Indian bustard, Hangul, Indian rhino or Great one-horned rhinoceros, Jerdon’s course, Malabar civet, Marine turtles, Nicobar megapode, Niligiri tahr, snow leopard, swamp deer and vultures.(HINDUSTAN TIMES)
The endangered species (birds and animals) in conservation priority include Asian wild buffalo, Asiatic lion, Brow-antlered deer or Sangai, Dugong, Edible Nest swiftlet, Gangetic river dolphin, Great Indian bustard, Hangul, Indian rhino or Great one-horned rhinoceros, Jerdon’s course, Malabar civet, Marine turtles, Nicobar megapode, Niligiri tahr, snow leopard, swamp deer and vultures.(HINDUSTAN TIMES)
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 07:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Number of Indian species in endangered list going up

The sixth national report, submitted on Saturday, lists habitat fragmentation, overexploitation of resources; shrinking genetic diversity; invasive alien species; declining forest resource base; climate change and desertification; impact of development projects; and impact of pollution as threats to genetic diversity.
India is on track to meet most of its national biodiversity targets but the list of animal species from the country under the international ‘red list’ in the critically endangered.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
India is on track to meet most of its national biodiversity targets but the list of animal species from the country under the international ‘red list’ in the critically endangered.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 31, 2018 09:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

Baba Ramdev’s firm ordered to share its profit with locals in Uttarakhand

Run by Yoga guru Ramdev, Divya Pharmacy’s entire argument, according to HC, rested on a textual and legalistic interpretation, particularly of the term FEBS.
The Uttarakhand High Court has directed a company run by Yoga guru Ramdev to share a percentage of its profits with local farmers and communities.(File Photo)
The Uttarakhand High Court has directed a company run by Yoga guru Ramdev to share a percentage of its profits with local farmers and communities.(File Photo)
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 03:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByNeeraj Santoshi

App by Maha forest dept to give rescuers from MMR common platform

Thane territorial wing of state forest department will unveil mobile app Praani Mitra on Tuesday
App will connect and bring all stakeholders rescuing animal on record and will provide reference point in the future(Pic for representation)
App will connect and bring all stakeholders rescuing animal on record and will provide reference point in the future(Pic for representation)
Updated on May 22, 2018 12:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByBadri Chatterjee, Mumbai
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