alarming decline

Hilsa selling at Rs.1,000-1,500 in Bengal, prices to continue soaring

August 8th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The monsoon delicacy Hilsa, without which a Bengali platter is never complete, has been selling between Rs.1,000 and Rs.1,500 and a state minister says the silvery ... Read more...

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‘Urgent need to restore gender balance in J&K;’

July 22nd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "alarming decline" in in Jammu and Kashmir's sex ratio - 883 females per 1,000 males - a minister said the government will ... Read more...

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Alarming decline in natural resources: Report

October 14th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The population of tropical species is plummeting and humanity's demands on natural resources is skyrocketing to 50 percent more than what the earth can sustain, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Decline in Indian coffee productivity levels alarming: Upasi

September 14th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 14 (IANS) The United Planters' Association of Southern India (Upasi) has expressed concern over the alarming decline in productivity levels of coffee during the last decade."The ... Read more...

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World Snake Population Decline Could Have Serious Consequences to Ecosystems

June 15th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study which was recently released by the British Royal Society has shown an 'alarming' decline in the world's population of snakes, which could lead to serious ... Read more...

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UAE launches campaign to conserve fish stocks

April 25th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 25 (IANS/WAM) A campaign was launched to conserve fish stocks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Conservation groups say rising demand for seafood has resulted in 80 percent decline ... Read more...

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Australian spin bowling facing a slow death over four decades

October 22nd, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 22 (ANI): Figures show that slow bowling in Australia is on the decline and a major cause for worry to Cricket Australia and past players.The percentage of deliveries sent ... Read more...

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Situation in 16 tiger reserves truly alarming: Minister

July 7th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The situation in 16 of the country's 37 tiger reserves is "truly alarming" and calls for "appropriate interventions" if they are not to lose all their ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Marine habitat loss causing sharp decline in shellfish populations

May 22nd, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): A new study has suggested that marine habitat loss is causing a decline in shellfish populations, which is having an adverse knock-on effect on sensitive ecosystems.According to a ... Read more...

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Survey finds drastic decline in endangered chimpanzees in West Africa

October 14th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A population survey of West African chimpanzees living in Cote dIvoire (Ivory Coast) has revealed that this endangered subspecies has dropped in numbers by a whopping 90 ... Read more...

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Dying amphibians signal impending biodiversity crisis

August 13th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) An alarming decline in amphibian species signals an impending biodiversity disaster or a new mass extinction threatening the planet, according to University of California researchers. "There's no question ... Read more...

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Experts urge stringent steps to protect Hector’s dolphins

July 1st, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 1 (IANS) The alarming decline in the numbers of Hector's dolphins, one of the world's rarest and most endangered species, requires even more stringent measures of protection, according to a ... Read more...

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Bollywood, cricket stars join ‘Save The Tiger’ campaign

March 8th, 2008 - 12:13 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Bollywood stars Kajol, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta have come forward to support the 'Save The Tiger' campaign that was launched two weeks ago. Aimed ... Read more...

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Media groups join hands to launch ‘Save the Tiger’ campaign

March 7th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI/Business Wire India): NDTV and Sanctuary Asia Magazine have joined hands to launch a mass movement 'Save the Tiger' to stop the alarming decline in the number of ... Read more...

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