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Myristica swamps

India’s Western Ghats are one of the biodiversity hotspots of the world. The region is specially rich in endemic fauna and flora. This region is also known for a few spots in India where freshwater swamps are found. The freshwater swamps are reported in India from the Siwalik and Doon Valley and the Brahmaputra Valley, ..

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Murray Valley Encephalitis

Murray Valley encephalitis is a viral disease caused by Murray Valley encephalitis virus (MVEV). The virus is endemic to northern Australia and Papua New Guinea. The virus is transmitted by mosquitos and was in late 2011 found in chicken in Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales. Murray Valley encephalitis was earlier known as Australian ..

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MarsOne

MarsOne is a project was a Dutch firm which plans to colonize Mars by 2023. The firm plans to send four astronauts to the Red Planet to start operations by 2022. MarsOne, founded by a Dutch energy entrepreneur, claimed that a new crew of four will join every two years as the explorers build their ..

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Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)

The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) is a "rebel" Muslim organization active in southern Philippines. The MILF has been fighting for an autonomous Muslim homeland in the Philippines, which is a mainly Roman Catholic country. The group has been involved in sporadic peace talks with the government since 2003 and has held a ceasefire since ..

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Mangroves for Future (MFF)

  Mangroves for Future is an Indian initiative. The full title of the project is "Mangroves for Future (MFF): a strategy for promoting investment in Coastal Ecosystem Conservation". This project is being coordinated by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) covering, initially, eight countries (including India) in South Asia, South East Asia and ..

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