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Harrisons Malayalam Limited faces loss of Rs 100 crore over ban on rubber tree-felling

The Supreme Court had upheld the Kerala High Court’s verdict rendering the special officers’ orders invalid in September 2018.

published on : 15th January 2019

Planting roadside hedges may combat pollution exposure 

Researchers have found that roadsides that only had hedges were the most effective at reducing pollution exposure, cutting black carbon by up to 63 per cent.

published on : 7th January 2019

Don't trash Christmas trees! They can be turned into paint, food sweeteners

Christmas trees have hundreds of thousands of pine needles which take a long time to decompose compared to other tree leaves, said researchers from the University of Sheffield in the UK.

published on : 28th December 2018

Trees at Lodhi Garden to have QR codes to help visitors get information 

QR Code is a machine-readable code consisting of an array of black and white squares, typically used for storing web-links or other information for reading by the camera on a smart-phone.

published on : 26th December 2018

Bengaluru’s trees breathe easy after getting respite from metal cages

On Friday, Simhadri, a part of the Vruksha foundation, said many volunteers were upbeat about participating in the drive. 

published on : 24th December 2018

Christmas spell over glass bottles

 Eva Aley Jacob has cast a Christmas spell over glass bottles.

published on : 18th December 2018

Eighty magnificent trees and their mighty goodness

From trees that were used as a deadly poison to trees that were used to insulate the communication cables, Jonathan discussed it all.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Tamil Nadu farmers to use Uzhavan app to sell uprooted tree logs during Cyclone Gaja

'After the enumeration is completed, the compensation for crops and tree loss would be credited to the bank accounts of farmers,' agricultural Production Commissioner said.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu Agricultural University to give 12 lakh coconut seedlings to delta districts by October 2019

If they are left without proper care, future yield would be affected. Our team is concentrating on the problem,” said the vice-chancellor.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Probe into cutting of trees as complaints pour in

The Social Forestry Wing of the Forest Department has received nearly 700 complaints this year over the illegal cutting of trees in Ernakulam, hampering the green cover of the district.

published on : 15th November 2018

HC stays cutting of trees, summons contractors for next hearing 

When the matter came up, the government counsel submitted that the contractor was informed but he has failed to appear before the court.

published on : 13th November 2018

Kashmir's famed bat manufacturers are gasping for breath

Plagued by natuaral and man-made calamities, Kashmir's bat manufacturers fighting to keep their traditional industry running. Vishnu Prasad narrates the tale of the Kashmir blade...

published on : 10th November 2018

Drones to help detect pests, diseases in arecanut trees: ICAR-CPCRI Kasargod

Data about all forms of pests and diseases are fed into the system using artificial intelligence and the drone will help identify the problem.

published on : 4th November 2018

Tamil Nadu government asked to enact law to protect trees

A bench headed by Justice T S Sivagnanam gave the directive when the batch of writ petitions challenging the Chennai-Salem 8-way corridor came up for further hearing on Wednesday.

published on : 1st November 2018

Dwindling willow trees, net restrictions & violence leave Kashmir’s bat manufacturers struggling

Almost 90 per cent of cricket bats in India are made from Kashmir willow, according to manufacturers in the valley.

published on : 28th October 2018
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