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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.
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?
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.
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 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.
May 02, 2016
Uttarakhand forests continue to burn: Around 2,270 hectares in five districts affectedLatest satellite images of Uttarakhand show that the forest fire has gone out in 70 percent of the areas. The NDRF deployed over 130 personnel to tackle the fire
Dec 29, 2015
Shiv Sena speaks up for dead tiger cubs, calls for forest minister to take moral responsibilityAfter four tiger cubs reportedly starved to death in Chandrapur, the Shiv Sena said the government should start a nutritious food scheme for tigresses.