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PHOTOS: Incredible India's heritage sites

The Great Himalayan National Park conservation area, a rich biodiversity in Himachal Pradesh and home to several rare and threatened species of flora and fauna, was on Monday approved for......

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......

Exclusive: 'The age of indecision has come to an end'

Prakash Javadekar enjoys being information and broadcasting and parliamentary affairs minister, but heading the green ministry is turning out to be thornier than he had expected. The minister spoke......

NGO 'dignifies relief' to help rebuild Uttarakhand

One year since the flash floods, there are serious concerns over poor infrastructure, environment and survival that continue to haunt people. Upasna Pandey reports The monsoon may come as a big......

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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  People speak for biodiversity

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Q. Today is International Day for Biological Diversity. Any idea what is significance of observing such a day?
Lucky:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/today-is-international-day-for-biological-diversity.-any-ide/27455514/answers/

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Q. who coined the word biodiversity
Ramesh Bk:  A. to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-coined-the-word-biodiversity/26858030/answers/27455524

sudhakar kuruvada
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

  Web results for Biodiversity
Tata, WTI, GoG sign MoU on Whale Shark day, marine conservation gets a boost

The capital of Gujarat today, witnessed Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), the Gujarat Forest Department and Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) come together... ...

http://DeshGujarat.Com/2014/08/30/tata-wti-gog-sign-mou-on-whale-shark-day-marine-conservation-gets-a-boost/
Karnataka drops L&T and choose NTPC for Chhattisgarh power project

(Follow @PowersGuru on Twitter for important updates) Business Line reported that Karnataka is set to drop L&T and choose National Thermal Power... ...

http://www.steelguru.com/indian_news/Karnataka_drops_LandT_and_choose_NTPC_for_Chhattisgarh_power_project/347979.html
Global road mapping to balance development and conservation

Washington, Aug 30 Did you know that over 25 million km of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050, encircling the earth more than 600 times?... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a485463.html
USAID and Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry had organized

, Mumbai: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted the first national consultation... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3611631
IIIM signs MoU with Dharmarth Trust

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Aug 29: Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), Jammu today signed a MoU with Jammu and Kashmir... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/iiim-signs-mou-dharmarth-trust/

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