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Disappearing Oasis: Northeastern India Losing Forests as People Move in -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, India, agriculture, agriculture and food, ecosystems, environment, destruction, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Global Forest Watch (GFW) shows that India as a whole lost about 842,200 hectares of forest between 2001 and 2012. Of this, about 548,440 hectares was lost from northeast India alone. -
Indian Jihadist Group Calls for Attacks on Non Muslims
World  (tags: Pakistan, Jihad against non-Muslims, India, Ansar Al-Tawheed fi Bilad Al-Hind (The S )

Beth
- 5 days ago - reuters.com
A group of Indian Islamic militants, operating out of Pakistan, has called for attacks on non Muslims in the region in retaliation for U.S.-led air strikes on fighters of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The head of the little-known Ansar al-Tawhid
New Indian Modules Are Preparing for Final Jihad in Al Qaeda Training Camps in Afghanistan and ISIS Training Camps
World  (tags: Islamist Modules, India, terror attacks, kidnapping )

Beth
- 11 days ago - hinduexistence.org
The Indian National Investigation Agency probe into Islamist Module operations shows key members in contact with al-Qaeda to carry out terror attacks in India. AQ had assigned them two tasks: kidnap Jews and create a terror network in Myanmar.
100 Women 2014: Violence at Home Is India's 'Failing'
Offbeat  (tags: Women, Domestic Abuse, Violence, India )

Ray
- 24 days ago - bbc.co.uk
About once every five minutes an incident of domestic violence is reported in India, under its legal definition of "cruelty by husband or his relatives". The BBC investigates, analysing crime data and hearing the testimony of victims.
Applaud Ban on Animal-Tested Cosmetics - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: India, cosmetic testing on animals )

Slava
- 26 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
"India has banned the import of all cosmetic products tested on animals in a landmark court decision, only three months after domestic animal testing was outlawed. This has made India the first country in South Asia to have a completely cruelty-free cosme
Nature Pictures By Nash Rai (Cover Pic: Jackfruit Tree)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Environment, photography, scenary, greenary, green scenary, Green living, Nature, Karkala, Karnataka, India )

Nina
- 27 days ago - yourshot.nationalgeographic.com
Naresh aka Nash Rai a budding photographer/poet based in Karkala, Karnataka India has clicked some amazing nature pictures in the scenic locales of the Dakshina Kanara district. These pictures can be seen here in the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC website.
Tales From the India Office
Offbeat  (tags: British Library, India )

Ray
- 30 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A transgender singer hits stardom in Baghdad. Officials scramble to impose order after a Kuwaiti restaurant is found to be selling cat meat. Gulf royals on an official visit to London are left marooned in a drab south London suburb because of a shortage
India's Graves of Cotton
World  (tags: world, news, society, India )

Cal
- 36 days ago - theweek.com
In India's family-run cotton fields, a lethal concoction of debt, drought, and despair has led to a nationwide epidemic of suicide by forlorn farmers
Celebrate Ban on Animal Tested Cosmetics - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: India, bans, animal testing, cosmetics, good news, imports, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 36 days ago - forcechange.com
Within the last year, India has taken a bold stand on animal testing. Not too long ago the country banned cosmetic testing on animals within its borders. Now, India has placed a ban on all imported cosmetics that have been tested on animals.
India and East Africa: Stop the Poisoning of Vultures - To Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: India, east Africa, poisoning, vultures, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 38 days ago - change.org
My name is Jessie, and I'm a college student in Savannah, Georgia. After watching a National Geographic special with my younger sister, I became aware of how badly vultures are suffering right now.
Petition: Caretaker Pounds Elephant Calf With Iron Rod! Improve Animal Welfare at Mysore Zoo, India! | YouSignAnimals.Org
Animals  (tags: elephant, calf, beaten, caretaker, Mysore zoo, India, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, environment, humans, investigation, protection, slaughter, sadness, wildlife, wildanimals, suffering, society )

Susanne
- 43 days ago - yousignanimals.org
An elephant calf was filmed while being pounded inside the Mysore zoo enclosure by a caretaker using an iron rod. A foreign tourist managed to capture the scene and later sent them to news station in the United States.
Surrogate Baby Left in India Due to Gender
World  (tags: humanrights, ethics, baby, surrogacy, India, australia )

Naoko
- 44 days ago - the-japan-news.com
CANBERRA (AP) -- An Australian couple rejected their biological child born to an Indian surrogate mother because of the baby's gender, but took home its twin sibling, a judge said.
Raju the Elephant's Life After Rescue, Petition to Keep Raju at Sanctuary - Via Wildlife SOS
Animals  (tags: India, Elephants, Animal Cruelty, Law, Conservation, Animal Welfare, Wildlife SOS, Ethics, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 44 days ago - wildlifesos.org
For Raju, a new life of freedom began after 50 years of cruelty, when he was rescued by Wildlife SOS and brought to the Elephant Conservation and Care Center, India. Please see the link to a petition to keep Raju the elephant at the sanctuary permanently.
Farmers Fight Coca-Cola as India's Groundwater Dries Up
World  (tags: India, water, water use, agriculture, wells, Coca-cola, farmers, groundwater, aquifer depletion )

Judy
- 45 days ago - bloomberg.com
Savitri Rai winces as she recounts how police beat her when she protested against groundwater extraction at a Coca-Cola Co. plant near her farm in India. A decade later, she said her water supplies keep dwindling.
Israel to India: "Join New Cyber Security Body"
World  (tags: India, Israel, cyber defense )

David
- 47 days ago - i-hls.com
Netanyahu "raised the issue of the danger of a nuclear Iran as well as the global threat posed by Islamic terrorism" with Modi. He invited Modi to visit Israel. India"s National Cyber Defense Authority will work alongside Israel's National Cyber Bureau.
 

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