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Manipadma Jena's Blog (7)

Look Who’s Helping Olive Ridley

Look Who's Helping Olive Ridley


Added by Manipadma Jena on March 28, 2014 at 8:54 — No Comments

Q&A with BRAULIO DIAS, executive secretary of the CBD

‘Mismatch Between Commitments and Action on Biodiversity’

Added by Manipadma Jena on October 10, 2012 at 19:17 — No Comments

Reuters Climate AlertNet story: Mining versus Forsts

The choice between “an eco-friendly approach” and “a dollar-friendly approach”; escalating people's conflict against giving over their land for mining, mega corps' lure and saving forests – eastern India’s mineral-rich Orissa State caught in the crosshairs.

Added by Manipadma Jena on July 1, 2011 at 19:19 — 1 Comment

Preserving the Elephant Habitat is Conserving Biodiversity

The giant mammal has lately been viewed as a keystone species in the Asian tropical forest that can act as an umbrella or flagship for conserving biodiversity.



Clashes Continue Between Elephant Vs Humans

By Manipadma Jena

BHUBANESWAR, India, Dec 20, 2010 (IPS) - Returning home from work recently, farmer Baidhar Singh was aghast to find his thatched hut in Balasore district, Orissa trampled to the ground. Just a few hundred metres…


Added by Manipadma Jena on December 21, 2010 at 15:11 — No Comments

“There is enough on earth for everybody's need, but not for everybody's greed”, Mahatma Gandhi


Just a note to explain how prawn culture or…


Added by Manipadma Jena on July 14, 2010 at 19:46 — No Comments

Southeast Asia loses 80 percent mangroves and with it biodiversity hotspots, in last 60 years

Hi Friends,

This report for Inter Press Service looks at how anthropogenic pressure has systematically reduced mangrove forests whose unique ecosystem supports species that cannot survive in a different habitat. People have not…


Added by Manipadma Jena on June 2, 2010 at 16:57 — No Comments

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