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World Bank’s Bangladesh wildlife project

February 13th, 2012 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 13 (IANS) The World Bank Sunday launched a wildlife conservation project here that will also cover three neighbouring countries, including India and Bhutan.The "Strengthening Regional Cooperation for Wildlife ... Read more...

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Restoration of Buddhist Shrine in Ladkah

July 23rd, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Jigmet Angchuk Sumda (Ladakh), July 23 (ANI): The World Monument Fund (WMF) has undertaken restoration work of Sumda Chun, a monastery atop a hill overlooking River Zanskar in Ladakh. Described to be ... Read more...

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Loss of forests spells death of bio-diversity

June 26th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) The earth is losing 15 million hectares of tropical forests every year -- something that could sound the death-knell of rich bio-diversity areas and human well-being. The loss ... Read more...

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World is fast losing battle over tropical habitat loss

June 26th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, June 26 (ANI): A new review by University of Adelaide researchers has shown that the world is losing the battle over tropical habitat loss, with potentially disastrous implications for biodiversity ... Read more...

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