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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
Morrison & Foerster and Mount Tam Task Force Gain Protection for Endangered San Francisco Coho Salmon

From the Wires Settlement halts million-dollar Muir Beach tourist bus depot, preserves endangered salmon and wetlands habitat, and guarantees... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3216773
Smithsonian Announces $1.5 Billion Fundraising Campaign

The early or quiet phase of the campaign began in October 2010; the campaign will continue through 2017. The Smithsonian has raised more than $1... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3620981
Australia proposing Antarctic sanctuary

Authorities in Australia have said that they are aiming to gather support for its plans for developing a giant marine sanctuary off east... ...

http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1423758-australia-proposing-antarctic-sanctuary
Disappearing seabird colonies

"Kria," shrieked the terns, calling summer up from the slumbering ground. Black cliffs were transformed into snowbanks of white kittiwakes. Puffins... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/437003/disappearing-seabird-colonies.html
Commerce ministry to address coffee sector's concerns

Industry Nirmala Sitharaman Monday assured stakeholders in the coffee plantation sector of addressing their concerns on priority. "This is the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/commerce-ministry-to-address-coffee-sector-s-concerns-114102001219_1.html

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