rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 

Marine Biodiversity

Rediff.com  »  News  »   Marine Biodiversity

  News for Marine Biodiversity

  • News
  • Business

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

  • QNA
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
Why Western Ghats of Karnataka receive more monsoon rainfall

In a recent study of rainfall trends using remotely sensed satellite data and actual field data from the Indian Meteorological Department of the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/why-western-ghats-of-karnataka-receive-more-monsoon-rainfall/article6547732.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
The finalists of the National Geographic World Legacy Awards revealed at ITB CSR Day

The 15 finalists of the inaugural National Geographic World Legacy Awards were unveiled on stage today at ITB Asia in Singapore. The World Legacy... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/finalists-national-geographic-world-legacy-awards-revealed-itb-csr-day/
GCDA ring road may not get green nod

Picture for representational purpose. KOCHI: Though chief minister Oommen Chandy has given the nod to the Greater Cochin Development Authority... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/141027/nation-current-affairs/article/gcda-ring-road-may-not-get-green-nod
Science Awareness Exhibition on Wheels

GUNTUR: Science Express, an exhibition set up on a 16-Coach AC train, will be stationed at Guntur railway station for the visitors from November 2... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/Science-Awareness-Exhibition-on-Wheels/2014/10/26/article2493913.ece
UN convention agrees to double biodiversity funding, accelerate ...

New York, Oct 18 (IBNS) A United Nations conference in Republic of Korea wrapped up on Friday with governments agreeing to double... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/health-details/E/462/un-convention-agrees-to-double-biodiversity-funding-accelerate-preservation-measures.html

Related Tags


  1. gujarat
  2. bjp
  3. india
  4. lok sabha
  5. supreme court
  6. upa
  7. bharatiya janata party
  8. congress
  9. new delhi
  10. united progressive alliance
  11. ahmedabad
  12. sonia gandhi
  13. nda
  14. rahul gandhi
  15. rajnath singh
  16. nitin gadkari
  17. delhi
  18. manmohan singh
  19. bihar
  20. national democratic alliance
  21. jd-u
  22. nitish kumar
  23. rashtriya swayamsevak sangh
  24. uttar pradesh
  25. photo
  26. advani
  27. central bureau of investigation
  28. rss
  29. janata dal-united
  30. ips

Top Coverage News


Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
Broswe by: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z