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Pa. officials on the lookout for threatening flora, fauna - Herald-Mail Media


Herald-Mail Media
The officials left with a resolve to work on eradicating the toxic flora and to keep the dangerous fauna at arms length. “All parts of the (poison hemlock) are poisonous to mammals, especially seeds and leaves,” Trilby Libhart, botany and weed ...

Duterte to agencies: Preserve biodiversity - Business Mirror


Business Mirror
“I exhort all concerned agencies and local government units to uphold the concept of inter-generational responsibility in [the exploration] and utilization of our mineral wealth, the protection and preservation of our biodiversity, anchored on the ...
Borneo Bulletin Online

'Protection of fishermen, ecology important' - Times of India


Times of India
MARGAO: South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar on Wednesday expressed confidence that the genuine grievances of fishermen with regards to the draft Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification, 2018, will be considered while finalizing the regulations.

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