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Aug 18, 2017
Assam floods: Over 140 animal carcasses found at Kaziranga National Parkarea of the famed Kaziranga National Park and claimed the lives of over 140 animals, including seven rhinos.
Jul 03, 2017
Maharashtra forest department announces Rs 5,000 reward for information on sea turtle eggsIn order to increase the numbers of sea turtles, authorities have decided to reward Rs 5,000 for those who give information about egg laying.
Jul 02, 2017
Madhya Pradesh govt eyes Guinness World Record by planting six crore saplings along NarmadaWith an aim to create a Guinness World Record, the Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday carried out a drive to plant six crore saplings in 12 hours along the banks of river Narmada.
Jun 29, 2017
Rajasthan to close all three tiger reserves during monsoon owing to visitors' safety and animals' breeding periodAll the three tiger reserves of Rajasthan — Ranthambhore, Sariska and Mukandara — will be closed this year during monsoon, unlike the last few years, officials said on Thursday.
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.