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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......

Unique deep-sea volcano discovered

Australian scientists claim to have discovered a deep-sea volcano, with unique organisms dated from thousands of years ago.A team, led by the South Australian Research and Development Institute,......

Because it is Ram Setu and not Nehru bridge

It is not enough. The formation of R K Pachauri committee to look into the feasibility of Setu Samudram and relocation of channel in a way that Ram Setu can be protected looks attractively......

Two animal species resurface in Sundarbans

After collecting a record number of cub pugmarks in the biennial tiger census at the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve recently, wildlife officials seem to have struck gold again with another exciting......

Biotechnology Overseas Associateship 2003-2004

Biotechnology Overseas Associateship 2003-2004The Department of Biotechnology invites applications from Indian Nationals for the award of Biotechnology Overseas Associateship for conducting......

COLUMN: The goals and challenges of Rio+20

The bad news about the environment far outweighs small advances that have been made, writes Rajni Bakshi.Twenty years ago, it was mostly people who were displaced by dams, mines and other projects......

Jairam Ramesh's green activism stalls projects

The Environment and Forests Ministry was in news throughout 2010 -- be it for Vedanta Resources, Posco and Lavasa -- or for Jairam Ramesh's aggressive green activism. While the ministry rejected......

No nod to projects in eco-sensitive zones: Ramesh

The National Board for Wildlife, headed by Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh, rejected some big projects, including a port project in Gujarat, signalling that the ministry would not clear projects......

Global oceanic expedition set to cruise into India

A 36-metre sailboat, on a three-year expedition across the world to study oceanic ecosystems and attempt to provide answers to climate issues, is on course to cruise into Indian shores this month.......

PM approves separate dept for wildlife & forests

To ensure sharper focus on wildlife-related issues and the Forest Conservation Act, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has approved the setting up of a separate department for wildlife and forests. This......

  People speak for marine biodiversity

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. What does it mean by bio diversity?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A.  more

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

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

monicasai
Q. "Jaitatpur power plant" a threat to the environment. Comments plz.
Monicasai:  A. The JPP project got environmental clearance on November 28 hurriedly to please French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who visited India from December...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/jaitatpur-power-plant-a-threat-to-the-environment.-comments-/25182332/answers/18871762

jag
Q. why water is an important natural resources?
Jag:  A. 97% of water on the Earth is salt water, leaving only 3% as fresh water of which slightly over two thirds is frozen in glaciers and polar ice caps....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-water-is-an-important-natural-resources/18871743/answers/17174080

fortunebiotech
Q. wht is conservation & management?
Fortunebiotech:  A. A conservation management system is a procedure for maintaining a species or habitat in a particular state. It is a means whereby humankind secures...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/wht-is-conservation-amp-management/17174064/answers/15868969

  Web results for Marine Biodiversity
Sunderbans face a new threat; Bangladesh still grappling with the disaster

"The short term effect of oil spill will be the immediate degradation of the sensitive biodiversity," said 46-year-old Anurag Danda, head of the... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-oil-spill-sunderbans-face-a-new-threat-bangladesh-still-grappling-with-the-disaster-2045183
Workshop on Natl Consultation on Andaman Sea Studies & Island Sustainability concludes

Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand together are working through the Bay of Bengal Large Marine... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-workshop-natl-consultation-andaman-sea-studies-island-sustainability-concludes-74054
Science Express to arrive in Nashik on Sunday

NASHIK: The Science Express-Biodiversity Special - an exhibition on board a train - will be coming to the city on Sunday. It is an initiative by... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nashik/Science-Express-to-arrive-in-Nashik-on-Sunday/articleshow/45568772.cms
Study looks at Tamil Nadu animals under threat

CHENNAI: A two-year taxonomy study on threatened species in forests in Tamil Nadu is nearing completion, Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Conservation and... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/Study-looks-at-Tamil-Nadu-animals-under-threat/articleshow/45568263.cms
Managing coastal resources

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The workshop was designed to provide holistic view of the management of marine biodiversity. Photo:... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/puducherry/managing-coastal-resources/article6703787.ece

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