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Experts urged to reduce animal deaths in floods


July 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 7 (IANS) Assam Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain Saturday said the government had asked experts to work out a mechanism to reduce animal deaths during floods."Floods are a natural ... Read more...

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Stop fungal disease in crops, feed 600 million


April 12th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Stemming fungal diseases in the world's five most important crops could feed more than 600 million people, according to a new study.Fungal infections destroy 125 million ... Read more...

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Oil poisoning? Alarming sea animal deaths on India’s west coast (With Images)


April 7th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Ratnagiri, April 7 (IANS) Two giant Baleen's humpback whale sharks washed up dead on the Mumbai and Thane beaches in separate incidents last week. This was preceded by a Bryde's ... Read more...

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Bengal to set up rescue centres for stray jumbos


March 27th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) In a bid to reduce man-elephant conflict and rehabilitate jumbos driven away from the herd, the West Bengal government is planning to set up two 'Elephant ... Read more...

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Sweden, Louisiana Joins Arkansas In Dying Birds Mystery


January 6th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery death of birds and fishes has turned into a global phenomenon with new cases of animal deaths emerging in many parts of the world. ... Read more...

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Ramesh to visit site where train killed tuskers


September 28th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh will Thursday visit the location in Jalpaiguri in West Bengal where seven elephants were mowed down by a freight train last week. "I am ... Read more...

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Yet another tiger, a cub, dies in Bannerghatta


September 18th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18(IANS) A tiger cub died in the Bannerghatta National Park (BNP) here in the wee hours Saturday, taking to five the number of tigers that have died in the park ... Read more...

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Animals dying as water sources dry up in Rajasthan


June 1st, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, June 1 (IANS) Rajasthan's scorching summer is taking its toll, and not just on people wilting in the heat. With water drying up in ponds and reservoirs across Rajasthan, ... Read more...

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PETA activists protest animal deaths in the national capital


August 29th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Shubhra Saini New Delhi, Aug.29 (ANI): Activists of People for Ethical Treatment of Animal (PETA) staged a protest outside Central Zoo Authority (CZA) in the Capital on Thursday. There were just two ... Read more...

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West Bengal lacks forest management blueprint: experts


July 22nd, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Amid reports of animal deaths and destruction caused by elephants in several West Bengal villages, wildlife activists Tuesday said the government lacked a proper forest management blueprint to ... Read more...

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