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  • Gujarat sees a tiger after decades, cat hunt on
    India NewsGujarat sees a tiger after decades, cat hunt on

    The Gujarat Forest Department started a cat hunt soon after a picture of a tiger crossing a road in Lunawada taluka of Mahisagar district went viral on the social media, said a senior official.

    5 months ago
  • Kerala's devastation: Why can't we learn from others? (Comment)
    SourcesKerala's devastation: Why can't we learn from others? (Comment)

    Twenty years ago, in August 1998, then Chinese Prime Minister Zhu Rongji proposed, in a meeting of China's State Council, a total ban on logging in the forest slopes of Sichuan province. It was in response to the devastating flood-crisis that China was facing in the Yangtze river basin.

    11 months ago
  • Greatest mistake Bhutan can make is to live in isolation: Environmentalist
    SourcesGreatest mistake Bhutan can make is to live in isolation: Environmentalist

    Conservation of the environment is one of the four pillars of Bhutan's Gross National Happiness philosophy but "the greatest mistake" the Himalayan nation can make is "to live in isolation", Daniel C. Taylor, who has been engaged in social change and environmental conservation for over four decades, said here on Saturday.

    11 months ago
  • 53 snakes seized in Agra
    Sources53 snakes seized in Agra

    More than 50 snakes were seized by Forest department officials in a day-long drive to prevent snake charmers from duping 'Shiv bhakts' outside temples across Agra.

    11 months ago
  • Afforestation fund act to come into force next month: Minister
    SourcesAfforestation fund act to come into force next month: Minister

    The Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) Act will be enforced from September 30 after framing of rules and consultations with the stakeholders, Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday.

    11 months ago
  • Elephant saved from drowning in Kerala (Lead, Correcting headline)
    SourcesElephant saved from drowning in Kerala (Lead, Correcting headline)

    An elephant had a narrow escape when it was saved from being swept away by temporarily lowering the sluice gates of the Peringalkuthu Dam in flood-ravaged Kerala. Dam officials, forest rangers and tribals came together to help the animal, caught on a rock near the dam shutters on Chalakudy river that has been overflowing because of heavy rains and vast discharge of water from the dam.

    11 months ago
  • Officials save elephant in flooded
    SourcesOfficials save elephant in flooded

    District Officials on Monday saved a wild elephant from being swept away by temporarily lowering the floodgates of the Peringalkuthu dam. Dam officials, forest rangers and tribals came together to help the animal, caught on a rock near the dam shutters on the Chalakudy river that has been overflowing near the Vazhichal forest range.

    11 months ago
  • Man-animal conflict existential crisis for humans: Prabhu
    SourcesMan-animal conflict existential crisis for humans: Prabhu

    Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday said the man-animal conflict was an "existential crisis for humans" rather than animals. Pointing out that protection of wilderness and forests was a must for preserving wildlife, the minister said there was a need for optimising conservation efforts.

    11 months ago
  • Delhi lost over 78,000 trees in last 10 years (Lead)
    SourcesDelhi lost over 78,000 trees in last 10 years (Lead)

    In the past 10 years, over 78,000 trees has been felled in the national capital, the Delhi Assembly was informed on Friday.

    11 months ago
  • Delhi lost over 78,000 trees in last decade
    SourcesDelhi lost over 78,000 trees in last decade

    In the last decade, over 78,000 trees have been cut in the national capital, the Delhi Assembly was informed on Friday.

    11 months ago