The lone tiger in Bannerghatta National Park is worried and angry that it has not found a mate still. Even the forest officials are worried.
A group of three tuskers has been giving forest officials of Bannerghatta National Park sleepless nights.
Bangalore South MP writes letter to forest minister stating that area is under threat from mining, real estate, unbridled commercial activities
The lakes are brimming with water this poll season as the elephants come out in herds in Sathnur and Channapatna ranges.
Though activists are fumed over widening of the four-km stretch on Bannerghatta-Anekal Road, forest department said that any work outside the premises is allowed except for Red Category industries.
The Department of Forest, Environment and Ecology informed the Karnataka Lokayukta that appropriate steps have not been taken by the officials, with regard to mining operations.
Human activity such as settlements and agriculture have resulted in fragmented and narrow pachyderm corridors.
Shrinking forest area and vanishing corridors have led to herds of elephants are being sighted on major roads in the outskirts of Bengaluru.
More than 50,000 citizens have raised objections against the government’s move to reduce the Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) of the Bannerghatta National Park.
Apart from concrete structures, relentless quarrying along the edges of the reserve to feed the city’s demand is also posing a threat.