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IN PHOTOS: 10 most endangered species

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature on Tuesday released a list of 100 species closest to extinction. More than 8,000 scientists......

Full Text: What Prez Obama said at the State of the Union Address

Read the full transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Wednesday at the US Capitol in Washington. As prepared for delivery - Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of......

Human life is obviously cheaper in India than in the US

How on earth did Dr Manmohan Singh and his ministers conclude that the casualties of a disaster in a nuclear plant would be fewer than the deaths and injuries caused by the Bhopal gas tragedy? And......

How the government suppresses dissent

The mother of intolerance is the Union home ministry, run by ultra-conservative bureaucrats who are inclined to take a hard line on matters ranging from fighting insurgencies to putting citizens......

Blackbuck deaths: Kanpur zoo guard booked

Five days after 31 blackbucks were 1killed by stray dogs in a zoological park in, a suspended guard along with some unidentified persons were booked under sections of Wildlife Protection Act,......

Copenhagen: 10 'flagship' species at risk named

A report released at the Copenhagen climate change conference by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed ten species likely to suffer huge losses due to global......

Controversial deal to redevelop Jaipur lake before apex court

The dispute over the way in which the Rajasthan government is seeking to re-develop Jaipur's historic Mansagar lake and its environs, may come up before the Supreme Court today, report Paranjoy......

LNG - Pipe dreams vs reality

India and Japan issued a joint statement in September 2013 seeking to form a multilateral group of liquefied natural gas buyers to eliminate the premium that Asian importers pay to buy the fuel.......

Why govt should scrap Adani's Mundra plan

By refusing permission for the proposed ship-breaking facility, India can send a categorical message to the foreign ship owning countries that they should keep their own waste and recycle it, feels......

Why Bellary is to bleed again

It’s sleepless nights again for the residents of Kamtur village. Located on the fringes of the Kumaraswamy forest range, one of the six iron ore-bearing mountaintops in Karnataka’s......

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Q. which flower gives worst smell? is it the largest flower of the world?
Ambuj Kumar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-flower-gives-worst-smell-is-it-the-largest-flower-of-t/21673311/answers/

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Q. full form of IUCN Related to animal?
Ambuj Kumar:  A. International Union for Conservation of Nature. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/full-form-of-iucn-related-to-animal/21673311/answers/11730095

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Q. Expand IUCN, the world's main authority on the conservation status of species.
Khan:  A. International Union for Conservation of Nature more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/expand-iucn-the-worlds-main-authority-on-the-conservation-st/11730064/answers/13144561

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Q. What is the nests size of the red wood ant?
Shinning Star:  A. Red Wood Ants are usually considered by colony. One colony can consist of as many as half a million individuals, but is still generally considered...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-nests-size-of-the-red-wood-ant/13144558/answers/10446821

  Web results for International Union For Conservation Of Nature
The dhole remains an enigma, even as it struggles for survival

Bangalore: It was last seen in north India a full 10 years ago, at Ranthambore in Rajasthan. Last month, it was sighted at Jaldapara National... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/tdOJlDupPDxnDib9iAh36J/The-dhole-remains-an-enigma-even-as-it-struggles-for-surviv.html
Party manifestos silent on environment issues

of the major and minor national or regional political parties have included in its election manifesto the issue of taking steps to tackle climate... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhubaneswar/party-manifestos-silent-on-environment-issues.html
bjp's true colours not being exposed

Praful Bidwai When Indira Gandhi imposed the Emergency in 1975, the vast majority of Indian academics, intellectuals and media commentators... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/bjps-true-colours-not-being-exposed/
Eco-agents in peril

Smooth-coated otters are shy yet aggressive beings. They are an important link in the ecosystem but are being subjected to continous exploitation,... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/399141/eco-agents-peril.html
Veterinary painkiller poses threat to two more vulture species

PUNE: Veterinary painkiller diclofenac has affected two more vulture species, the Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) and red-headed vulture... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/environment/flora-fauna/veterinary-painkiller-poses-threat-to-two-more-vulture-species/articleshow/33754996.cms

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