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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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Elephant deaths in Jalpaiguri Why speed limit is not the solution

Nov 15, 2013

Elephant deaths in Jalpaiguri Why speed limit is not the solution

Railways cant sacrifice efficiency by making trains crawl through forests. Monitoring of wildlife movement cant be foolproof along long stretches of railway tracks. But symbolism is cheaper than investment. #ConnectTheDots #Forest Department #Railways #Elephants #North Bengal #Jaldhaka Bridge #Elephant deaths
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 #HumanElephant Conflict
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