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Questions India needs to ask on world biodiversity day

India is the chair of Convention on Biological Diversity till 2014. India has the chance to lead the world with setting high standards on biodiversity protection within India and with operations......

In PHOTOS: Endangered species fight for survival

Some of the most unique animals today are at the risk of becoming extinct. In 2010 -- the International Year of Biodiversity -- the United Nations wanted efforts to slow the accelerating pace of......

What makes the elections in Inner Manipur so different

In the Inner Manipur constituency, which goes to the polls on Thursday, the Communist Party of India candidate is backed by the Bahujan Samaj Party, Shiv Sena, et al. Nitin Sethi reports As......

'India will lose its tigers. People will still remain in poverty'

'What we do about our planet in the next 10 or 20 years is going to be crucial to our existence. There is nothing more important to our long term future. NOTHING!' He hugs pandas in Wolong, China.......

India desperately seeks change and hope from a new govt

Shreekant Sambrani is confident that today's adversity will make the country emerge even stronger Last Independence Day, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, not yet the prime ministerial......

Rich-poor divide comes to fore at biodiversity meet

It was a virtual throwback to the rhetoric of the North-South divide. As the delegates at the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity here struggled to arrive at an agreement on how to find......

NBA to file case against developers of BT Brinjal

The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) is all set to file the country's firstever bio-piracy criminal case against companies involved in developing BT Brinjal by using its local variety, a top......

World Bank nods $23.5m biodiversity loan for India

The World Bank on Thursday approved a $15.36 million credit and $8.14-million grant for a project to conserve high-value forest areas while improving the livelihoods of forest dependent communities......

Jairam talks tough before global meet

Inclusion of human pathogens in biodiversity and the use of derivatives of bio-resources are the non-negotiables for India at the upcoming Convention on Biological Diversity, wherein the country......

'Bio resources:India wants legally binding treaty'

India plans to play a larger role in protection of forests and biodiversity, especially in the 10th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity to be held in Nagoya, Japan, in......

Coming up this Friday: The Train, Janapriyan

This week's new Malayalam release, The Train, directed by the National award winning director, Jayaraj, is based on the Mumbai train bombings. Mammootty plays the lead. Jayasurya, who is a part of......

'I don't think I look like Katrina Kaif'

Zarine Khan made her debut last year in Salman Khan's Veer but her striking resemblance with Salman's ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif piqued everybody's interest more than her work. The pretty......

When Nicole Kidman praised Mallika

Twitter is a busy world, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.Mallika Sherawat, who surprised everyone with her presence at the 83rd......

Is Katy Perry's marriage in trouble?

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Katy Perry and Russell Brand's three-month marriage has reportedly hit a rocky patch. The singer is reportedly......

From Passenger to Arjunan Saakshi

Writer-director Ranjith Sankar surprised everyone with his maiden Malayalam venture, Passenger. The film starring Dileep, Sreenivasan and Mamta Mohandas was appreciated by the critics and......
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ramesh bk
Q. who coined the word biodiversity
Ramesh Bk:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-coined-the-word-biodiversity/26858030/answers/

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Q. What does it mean by bio diversity?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. Edward O. Wilson more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-it-mean-by-bio-diversity/25598574/answers/26858039

monicasai
Q. what is meant by biodiversity?
Monicasai:  A. Biodiversity is the degree of variation of life forms within a given species, ecosystem, biome, or planet. Terrestrial biodiversity tends to be...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-biodiversity/25182332/answers/25598580

  Web results for Biodiversity
Multilateral Diplomacy Drives Initiatives of Small Island Developing States' Major Groups and Stakeholders at United Nations

NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- (Marketwired) -- 04/21/14 -- Major groups and stakeholders of the continue delegations for thematic areas on Millennium... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3064640
Sanctuaries and campus

Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary, Asola Aravalli Biodiversity Park, Vasant Vihar Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary Okhla Bird Sanctuary, Sector 95, Noida... ...

http://paper.hindustantimes.com/epaper/iphone/homepage.aspx?issue=10872014042100000000001001&page=25&article=8d5ec29b-a166-41c7-a8dc-7a1b57d069bf&key=heS3k8JRdx2gy%2fO6yBsFPg%3d%3d&feed=rss
Clean-up Champion

Chennai-based lake conservationist Arun Krishnamurthy is just 27 and has already cleaned up 29 lakes across many states. In the pipeline are three... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/Clean-up-Champion/2014/04/21/article2172172.ece
Walking Where Tigers Tread

Her father is tiger expert and conservationist K Ullas Karanth, but Krithi Karanth was initially not drawn to his field. It was a conscious choice.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/Walking-Where-Tigers-Tread/2014/04/21/article2172156.ece
'Shifting of Bellary zoo will affect biodiversity'

The shifting of Atal Behari Vajpayee Zoo (ABVZ) from Bellary to the pristine forests of Kamalapura adjoining Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary near the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/400818/039shifting-bellary-zoo-affect-biodiversity039.html

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