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109 trees felled 30m off track, HC seeks report from district officials

The judges raised concern over felling of 109 trees which were 30 meters away from the alignment of the proposed Chennai-Salem highway.

published on : 15th September 2018

Minister OS Manian defends felling of palm trees

Even as activists are aghast at the felling of palm trees, Minister OS Manian defended the officials saying palm trees, which are considered.

published on : 29th August 2018

Endangered palm trees felled to plug breach

Nearly 100 trees cut to stop erosion along banks of Kollidam damaged by floods; officials say lives more important.

published on : 27th August 2018

Bengaluru: Indiranagar citizens conduct tree census to save rare species

Three organisations came together to record the impact on biodiversity if BDA cuts trees in its Indiranagar complex for a redevelopment project; BBMP says plan is not yet final.

published on : 18th August 2018

Viduthalai Chiruththaikal Katchi plans to plant one lakh palm saplings

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, he said, “Palm tree is our State tree. It has various uses and commercial values.

published on : 17th August 2018

Did you know of plants that can survive floods?

The World Vegetable Centre (WorldVeg for short) has been conducting research and development to improve home gardens for over 30 years in South Asia.

published on : 15th August 2018

By hurting nature you are hurting yourself

The responsibility of the educator becomes more and more serious, more and more committed, more and more concerned with the education of his students.

published on : 15th August 2018

OSPCB yet to ascertain cause of burning leaves in Paradip

On Friday, a team of Agriculture department, led by Assistant Agriculture Officer Pradosh Behera, had visited the spot and collected samples from roots and leaves of the affected trees.

published on : 12th August 2018

Bengaluru flex menace: Time to nail menace of ads on trees, say environmentalists

The experts and the civic authorities now hope that the advertisements nailed to trees too would be stopped and violators will be severely penalised.

published on : 9th August 2018

Uprooted trees yet to be removed from West Kochi

Trees, which were uprooted during the pre-monsoon showers and gusty wind, are yet to be removed from various areas in West Kochi. 

published on : 3rd August 2018

Felling of trees a threat to State’s lone peacock valley

Sources said the trees are being felled for setting up the Central Poultry Development Organisation (CPDO) for eastern region in the area.

published on : 30th July 2018

Railways authorities keeping an eye out for mitigating disaster

Inspections are being done to check whether the tracks have developed cracks or have been damaged due to the rust.

published on : 19th July 2018

Foresters contemplate inserting microchips in sandalwood trees 

The Forest department is turning to technology to prevent theft of sandalwood trees grown in various forest areas of the state. 

published on : 19th July 2018

Trees axed in Kodagu to clear path for CM

An order passed by Deputy Commissioner Srividya P I’s office instructed the forest department to clear the way marked for CM’s visit by uprooting trees that are at a risk of falling.

published on : 18th July 2018

Delhi to have tree wall around it to shield it from dust storms

The national capital Territory of Delhi is to have a wall of nearly 31 lakh native trees encircling it soon to shield it from frequent dust storms coming from Rajasthan and enveloping and choking it.

published on : 8th July 2018
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