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Now, a Greener India

Now, a Greener India

14 January 2022

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 Report (ISFR).

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

18 January 2022

"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...


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...

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

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

10 January 2022

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


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...

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11 January 2022
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.


11 January 2022
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.


11 January 2022
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 January 2022
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?


11 January 2022
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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11 January 2022
India’s Revenant Forests

India’s Revenant Forests

The country’s programme for restoration of lost green cover makes no sense. Neither on paper nor on the ground.


11 January 2022
From Seed To Forest

From Seed To Forest

The slow road of ecological restoration


11 January 2022
Eviction During Pandemic: No Relief For Nomads Of J&K

Eviction During Pandemic: No Relief For Nomads Of J&K

Attack on nomad community of J&K has become a new normal which has has again brought focus on the Forest Rights Act.


12 January 2022
The Family Boar

The Family Boar

A woman in love with a wild boar? Unable to cope with forcible separation? This is not mythology, but a signifier of the Adivasi credo of life.


19 January 2022
Odisha Forest Fire: Local Outfit Calls For Bandh, Opposition Accuses Government Of Misleading People

Odisha Forest Fire: Local Outfit Calls For Bandh, Opposition Accuses Government Of Misleading People

Simlipal National Park in Odisha has been ravaged by forest fires for the past two weeks. It is one of Asia's largest biosphere reserves


19 January 2022
Assam: Mob Allegedly Attacks Forest Department Officials, Six Injured

Assam: Mob Allegedly Attacks Forest Department Officials, Six Injured

Violence broke out in Assam's Kokrajhar district, after a mob clashed with forest department officials on Wednesday


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12 January 2022
Rights Of Nature

Rights Of Nature

Conferring an abstract set of ‘rights’ on Planet Earth, at the cost of the poorest humans, is a new elite manoeuvre for control


12 January 2022
In Search Of Sadda Haq

In Search Of Sadda Haq

A disabled doctor fighting for wages, an interfaith couple marrying against parents’ wishes, two ­lovers fighting for what they wouldn’t have to fight for...


19 February 2020
Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa Courts Controversy Once Again, This Time Over Forest Ministry

Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa Courts Controversy Once Again, This Time Over Forest Ministry

Karnataka's new Forest minister Anand Singh’s election affidavit lists 15 pending criminal cases—11 filed by the Karnataka Lokayukta under the Mines and...



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Opinion

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 Report (ISFR).

14 January 2022
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 wild instincts. Body morphometry and weight were recorded periodically," Basumatary said.

18 January 2022
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 wild instincts. Body morphometry and weight were recorded periodically," Basumatary said.

18 January 2022
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.

10 January 2022
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