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Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year

May 18, 2014

Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year

A rhino and a poacher were killed in Kaziranga National Park in Assam today. Forest Department officials said, taking the toll of rhinos killed to 11 this year and three so far this month. #Assam #Brahmaputra #Forest Department #Kaziranga National Park #Rhino #Agratoli range #Debeswari Camp #World heritage site #Ganesh Mili
Rising Rhino toll: Another killed at Kaziranga National Park

May 05, 2014

Rising Rhino toll: Another killed at Kaziranga National Park

The horn was sawn off and taken away by the poachers after gunning down the animal, the officials said. #NewsTracker #Forest Department #Kaziranga National Park #Kaziranga #poachers #Rhino #rhino horn #Rhino killings
CBI registers 22 cases against companies involved in illegal iron ore export

Oct 31, 2013

CBI registers 22 cases against companies involved in illegal iron ore export

CBI has registered 22 cases against companies involved in alleged exports of 21 lakh tonnes of iron ore without valid permits from Belekari Port in Karnataka #Supreme Court #CBI #Iron ore #Forest Department #iron ore export #legal case #Mines and Geology Department
Mantralaya fire: documents still being dried, preserved

Jul 04, 2012

Mantralaya fire: documents still being dried, preserved

Reports say that the Worli Dairy's seminar hall is presently being used to dry and preserve documents damaged in the fire at Mantralaya last month. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Mantralaya #Worli #Revenue and Forest Department
PIL opposes mall on forest land in Badlapur, HC seeks document

Jan 17, 2012

PIL opposes mall on forest land in Badlapur, HC seeks document

The Bombay HC today extended by three weeks its earlier order, restraining the municipal council in Badlapur town from cutting trees to pave way for construction of a shopping mall on forest land. #NewsTracker #Forest Department #Shopping mall #Thane district #Badlapur

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Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Mar 04, 2012

Why relocating badly behaved wild elephants doesn't work

Ultimately, elephants and humans both pay the price when development projects pay no heed to animal occupancy. #HowThisWorks #Elephants #Karnataka Forest Department #Hassan District #Human-Elephant Conflict
Green fundamentalism will not work, says Jairam Ramesh

Jul 18, 2011

Green fundamentalism will not work, says Jairam Ramesh

In this interview given before he was shifted out of the Environment Ministry, Jairam Ramesh says fundamentalist conservations can win a battle here or there, but not the war. #Environment #Jairam Ramesh #ConnectTheDots #Forest Department #Indian Forest Service

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Green fundamentalism will not work, says Jairam Ramesh

Aug 29, 2014

Editorial: Make nature available to all

The call of nature is a powerful lure for Long Islanders. We love our parks, our forests and our waterways. For people with disabilities, however, the beauty and serenity of the outdoors can be a cruel tease because so little of it is accessible. But... #Andrew Cuomo #Jericho, NY #Kings Park, NY #Long Island, NY #Manorville, NY #Peconic, NY #Ridge, NY #Riverhead, NY #Shelter Island, NY #Shirley, NY #Department of Environmental Conservation
Green fundamentalism will not work, says Jairam Ramesh

Aug 20, 2014

Drake and Lil Wayne take rap battle to new level in Queens concert

The Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour is a great idea on paper. In a nod to the rich history of rap battles, the hip-hop superstars took the art of battling to its highest level for two hours at Forest Hills Stadium Tuesday. Trading off 10-minute sets filled ... #Lil Wayne #Young Money #Nicki Minaj #Drake
Green fundamentalism will not work, says Jairam Ramesh

Aug 27, 2014

Crystal Palace appoint Neil Warnock for second spell on two-year contract

Warnock returns to Selhurst Park to replace Tony Pulis Club planning at least four new signings before deadline Warnock turned down Nottingham Forest job in March Palace beaten at home by West Ham in first home game Crystal Palace have ended their se... #Neil Warnock #Tony Pulis #Crystal Palace FC #Nottingham Forest FC