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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.
Aug 07, 2016
26 black bucks die due to poisoning in Telangana: Raises questions about pesticide usageThe death of 26 black bucks due to poisoning after they grazed on maize crop that were laced with pesticides in Gummadam village in Mahbubnagar district of Telangana has focused attention on the death traps that fields in the countryside are.
Aug 03, 2016
Watch: Leopard breaks into hotel room in Nainital, scares guests and calmly leavesA leopard broke into a hotel room in Tallital area of Nainital, leaving the occupants of the room in utter shock early Sunday.
Jul 16, 2016
Ravindra Jadeja records statement in Lion selfie controversy at Gir Wildlife sanctuaryJadeja recorded his official statement in the case where he allegedly flouted rules and took selfies with lions at Wildlife Sanctuary at Gir in Junagadh.
Jun 30, 2016
Maharashtra aims to plant 50 cr saplings in three years, starts with two crore on 1 JulyThe state has chosen a total of 65,674 sites to plant saplings across the state.
May 30, 2016
Contradictory reports by government panels weaken fight against tobaccoIt is a very unfortunate situation that while one Parliamentary committee recommended that tobacco use and production of tobacco should be discouraged, another strikes a different note.
May 11, 2016
FP mobile diaries: Poor resources, tools slowed efforts combating Uttarakhand forest firesThe forest department was under-staffed and lacked the resources and equipment to combat the flames in the Uttarakhand fire.