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Chhattisgarh Tribals Protest Against Coal Mines In Hasdeo Arand Region

Chhattisgarh Tribals Protest Against Coal Mines In Hasdeo Arand Region

The areas cleared for mining are thickly forested and provide livelihood to Gonds and other tribes, besides sustaining huge biodiversity.

09 May 2022
Delhi Govt To Develop Four World-Class City Forests: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

Delhi Govt To Develop Four World-Class City Forests: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

Once developed, these four city forests will only undertake eco-friendly developmental work

26 April 2022

Displaced In Naxal-state Violence, Bastar Adivasis Demand Rehabilitation

Hundreds of displaced tribals of Chhattisgarh staged a protest at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday, demanding rehabilitation under Forest Rights Act.

Sariska Tiger Reserve Fire 'Almost Under Control', Says Official

Sariska Tiger Reserve Fire 'Almost Under Control', Says Official

Flames still raged across a swathe of 4-5 square kilometres on Wednesday morning. At one time, however, the wildfire had spread over 10 square kilometres.

30 March 2022

First phase of tiger census work complete in Uttarakhand: Head of Forest Force

Of the 1,798 camera traps, 1,034 have been set up in the Corbett Tiger Reserve and 764 in the Rajaji Tiger Reserve, Kumar said.

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05 March 2022
S. Korean Wildfire Destroys 90 Homes, Forces 6,000 To Flee

S. Korean Wildfire Destroys 90 Homes, Forces 6,000 To Flee

The fire, which began Friday morning on a mountain in the seaside town of Uljin and spread across more than 3,000 hectares (7,400 acres) to the nearby city of...


19 February 2022
Rs 770 Cr Set Aside For Promoting Forestry: Haryana Guv

Rs 770 Cr Set Aside For Promoting Forestry: Haryana Guv

The Governor was speaking during his visit to the Sultanpur National Park in Gurugram on Saturday.


18 February 2022
Missing Agra Boy Found Buried In Forest

Missing Agra Boy Found Buried In Forest

The boy was kidnapped on January 23 by three of his neighbours out of personal enmity and they allegedly killed him the same day he was abducted, they said.


11 February 2022
Chhattisgarh: Woman Killed By Wild Elephant In Surajpur

Chhattisgarh: Woman Killed By Wild Elephant In Surajpur

In addition to the latest casualty, the pachyderm named Pyare has killed 48 people since 2014 in Surajpur and neighbouring districts.


11 February 2022
Artists' Diary: Partners In Art

Artists' Diary: Partners In Art

Into the world of Moonis and Baaraan Ijlal


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04 February 2022
Over 3 Lakh Hectare Of Reserved Forest Land Under Encroachment: Govt

Over 3 Lakh Hectare Of Reserved Forest Land Under Encroachment: Govt

With more than 54,000 hectares of its reserved forest area (RFA) under encroachment, Madhya Pradesh has the highest illegal occupancy of forests in India.


03 February 2022
Predator On The Prowl In Tamil Nadu Village

Predator On The Prowl In Tamil Nadu Village

In the last week, five goats and 29 hens were killed in Gandhipuram village in the Nambiyur area.


01 February 2022
MP: Forest Guard Among 4 Killed In Two Road Accidents

MP: Forest Guard Among 4 Killed In Two Road Accidents

The three forest guards were waiting for refuelling when their vehicle was hit by the truck during the intervening night of Monday-Tuesday, injuring them, he...


28 January 2022
Developed Countries Need To Step Up Climate Finance And Technology Support

Developed Countries Need To Step Up Climate Finance And Technology Support

India's Environment Minister Bhupendar Yadav expressed concerns regarding climate finance and technology support from developed countries at the virtual...


27 January 2022
Leopard On Prowl Again; Attacks Two In Tirupur

Leopard On Prowl Again; Attacks Two In Tirupur

Despite placing three cages and 15 cameras, the Forest department personnel failed in their mission to either trap or tranquilise the animal as it shifted the...


17 January 2022
Now, a Greener India

Now, a Greener India

The forest and tree cover in the country has gone up by 2,261 square kms in the last two years, according to the latest edition of India’s State of Forest...


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24 November 2021
Arunachal Pradesh: Rescued Bear Cubs Are Being Readied To Be Released In The Wild

Arunachal Pradesh: Rescued Bear Cubs Are Being Readied To Be Released In The Wild

"During the ex-situ walks which are monitored by animal keepers accompanied by a biologist, the young bears learned to forage and gradually developed their...


24 November 2021
Arunachal Pradesh: Rescued Bear Cubs Are Being Readied To Be Released In The Wild

Arunachal Pradesh: Rescued Bear Cubs Are Being Readied To Be Released In The Wild

"During the ex-situ walks which are monitored by animal keepers accompanied by a biologist, the young bears learned to forage and gradually developed their...


31 August 2021
Telangana To Turn Barren Lands To Forests By Dropping Seeds From Drones

Telangana To Turn Barren Lands To Forests By Dropping Seeds From Drones

TheTelangana government is set to launch a drone-based afforestation project named 'Hara Bahara.


06 August 2021
Rough Cut: One Man’s Battle Against Diamond Mining In Madhya Pradesh Forest

Rough Cut: One Man’s Battle Against Diamond Mining In Madhya Pradesh Forest

“To a man living around these forests, 34 million carats of diamonds have no meaning, all he’ll understand are the many zeroes…that is what his bank...


09 July 2021
Politics Of Turning Ancestral Lands Of Indigenous Tribes Into Forest Reserved In Manipur

Politics Of Turning Ancestral Lands Of Indigenous Tribes Into Forest Reserved In Manipur

Till today, there is no formal agreement between the Kukis and the government after the British left India, with regards to their ancestral land.


08 July 2021
Virbhadra's Legacy: How He Saved Himachal's Forests

Virbhadra's Legacy: How He Saved Himachal's Forests

Virbhadra Singh made a pioneering bid to ban green felling of the forests in Himachal Pradesh for making wooden apple cartons.


28 June 2021
Royal Bengal Tiger Killed In 'Unwarranted Firing' In Kaziranga, Forest Staff Suspended

Royal Bengal Tiger Killed In 'Unwarranted Firing' In Kaziranga, Forest Staff Suspended

The tiger died after getting hit by a shot fired by a staff of Bheroni camp in Kaziranga who has been now suspended.


11 June 2021
Wildfires Keep Pockets Warm

Wildfires Keep Pockets Warm

Pious official rhetoric burns incandescently. World Environment Days come and go. Meanwhile, our hillside verdure routinely turns to cinder. Why?


15 July 2021
Weed Out The Brutish Colonisers

Weed Out The Brutish Colonisers

Invasive species are one of the biggest threats to biodiversity and human well-being, but are these invincible?


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