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Jun 15, 2017
Video Volunteers: How Goa's Canacona forest reserve was saved from an 'afforestation' projectHow a few determined local residents demanded accountability and challenged decisions taken by a government department. When threatened by the lumbering bureaucratic attitude of Goa’s forest officials, local residents took steps such as filing the RTI and mobilising a public call-to-action based on video proof with scientifically-backed research.
Jun 12, 2017
Himachal Pradesh forest employees demand judicial inquiry into colleague's mysterious deathThe Himachal Pradesh forest employees federation on Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the mysterious death of a forest guard, who was found dead in the forests of Karsog in Mandi district on 9 June
May 29, 2017
Shiv Sena MLA captured on CCTV assaulting forest department staffer for asking tourist toll in MahabaleshwarForest department employees at Mahabaleshwar have accused Shiv Sena MLA Tukaram Kate of assaulting them over collection of tourist toll.
May 23, 2017
Sholay may get theme park in Karnataka, but faces trouble over endangering a vulture sanctuaryThere are talks of a Sholay theme park being set up in Ramanagara that might endanger a vulture sanctuary.
May 02, 2017
Maharasthra lost forests 660 times iconic Oval Maidan of Mumbai in seven yearsThe sate of Maharashtra lost 58.81 square kilometres (14,532 acres) of green cover in the seven years from 2005-06 to 2011-12, a first-of-its-kind satellite mapping of the state has revealed.
Mar 29, 2017
Tiger conservation: After Panna reserve success, 6 big cats to be relocated in Bengal's Buxa from AssamTapping into the scientific and management skills gained from the successful tiger relocation exercise at Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, wildlife experts and forest officials have proposed the introduction of big cats in West Bengal's Buxa Tiger Reserve from Assam.
Mar 07, 2017
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams temple wants to rear endangered civet cats: Here's whyA shortfall of civet oil or Punugu Thailam has triggered a major row between the temple administration and the Forest Department of Andhra Pradesh
Feb 26, 2017
Kaziranga-BBC row: Do we need to rethink how we conserve an endangered species?The controversy over Kaziranga forest department officials allegedly shooting poachers on sight prompts the question: Is there a way to protect animals, and human life?
Nov 25, 2016
Assam forest dept files FIR against Patanjali Food Park after elephant's death due to neglienceThe Assam Forest Department on Thursday filed an FIR against the builder of Patanjali Mega Herbal and Food Park in Sonitpur district for negligence in providing safety to wild elephants and digging pits at the construction site causing an elephant to die on Thursday.
Oct 21, 2016
Humans must take blame as conflicts with animals rise in UttarakhandMan-animal conflict in Uttarakhand has reached an alarming proportion. Rapid changes in the forest ecosystem, mainly owing to excessive human intervention and climate change, have been forcing wild animals to stray into human habitations often.