Nature Conservation Foundation

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Name: Nature Conservation Foundation
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Dept skips use of radio-collars to capture female jumbos

Akram Mohammed Mysore, Apr 9, 2014, DHNS :Owing to protests from villagers, committee's suggestions overlookedLack of communication between the staff involved in the elephant capture operation and the residents of villages affected by human-animal conflict ... [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Stop Man's Robbery of the Robber Crab

The largest land crab is called robber crab, but in reality its life is being robbed by hunters and habitat destruction after the 2004 tsunami. The population of this crab, also called coconut crab, in the wild archipelagos of Andaman and Nicobar, the ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

This crab is being robbed of its life

This largest land crab is called robber crab, but in reality only its life is being robbed by youth, and habitat destruction after the 2004 tsunami.The population of this crab, also called coconut crab, in the wild archipelagos of Andaman and Nicobar, ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

On the proposed environment regulator

In a 2005 article in Nature magazine, titled ‘China's Environment In A Globalising World’, Jianguo Liu and Jared Diamond rated 15 of the world's most populous countries on environmental sustainability on a score from 1 to 142. The higher the score, the ... [Published Economic Times - Mar 11 2014]

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Mr. Patankar and Ms. D'Souza said, "Of the six islands surveyed, we recorded the presence of 17 and 14 crabs on two islands respectively. On four islands, villagers reported the presence of the crab prior to the 2004 tsunami, and on two of these islands, the species may now be extinct. We recommend monitoring of and detailed research on the ecology and genetics of the coconut crab, along with community-based initiatives to conserve the species and its habitat."
...If all of them come up, they write, "The Indian Himalayas will have one of the highest average dam densities in the world."

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