Conservation

India's first Dugong Conservation Reserve notified in Tamil Nadu, says government

The move was aimed at conserving the endangered species as it would help protect and improve marine fauna.

published on : 21st September 2022

Dressed buffalo meat for cheetahs for first month

Once they were released into their respective quarantine enclosure they did have water from the water bodies which are replenished regularly, the DFO said.

published on : 18th September 2022

Over 14 lakh saplings planted in Coimbatore forest division in 9 years

As part of efforts to increase green cover, officials of Coimbatore Forest Division planted 14.33 lakh saplings between 2012 and 2021.

published on : 9th September 2022

Elephant deaths: MoEFCC team wraps up probe in Odisha

The three-member committee was headed by retired IFS officer and former PCCF (Wildlife) of Kerala Surendra Kumar.

published on : 30th August 2022

Cheetahs to be bred and released into wild: Official

Cheetah, which was declared extinct in the country in 1952, will be introduced in India in the Kuno-Palpur National Park in Madhya Pradesh.

published on : 29th August 2022

PM Modi stresses on public awareness on malnutrition, water conservation

The Jal Jeevan mission is going to have a big impact in making India malnutrition free, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said in his 'Mann Ki Baat' broadcast.

published on : 28th August 2022

A shore winner: Beauty of Australian coastlines 

Surf on the dunes, swim with the dolphins or spend time with the cuddly Koalas. Port Stephens in Australia offers an experience that goes beyond the cliched coastal vacations.

published on : 28th August 2022

Odisha plans new policy to link road works with water conservation

As decided, a draft policy to synchronize road construction with water conservation will be prepared jointly by the departments of Revenue and Disaster Management and Water Resources.

published on : 28th August 2022

Land for skill University in Jaunapur given without centre’s nod: Supreme Court

The CEC said it had written to the Delhi chief secretary in July last year seeking clarification on the matter and that the city government was yet to provide a reply “despite repeated reminders”.

published on : 26th August 2022

Elephant dies due to suspected indigestion in Anamalai Tiger Reserve 

Officials suspect that the animal has died due to indigestion. Postmortem was carried out in the presence of the Assistant Conservator of the forest.

published on : 31st July 2022

Expert panel to advise Odisha government on reviving tiger population 

The nine-member advisory committee is being headed by State’s Chief Wildlife Warden.

published on : 30th July 2022

Tamil Nadu to host global tiger summit in October

TN Global Tiger Summit in partnership with the government of India will be held in Chennai from October 17 to 19.

published on : 30th July 2022

Biodiversity camp for Kovai Corporation school students

Corporation Commissioner M Prathap on Friday launched the programme. The training will be held for two days every week at natural locations.

published on : 30th July 2022

Tiger numbers are up but rise in poaching, man-animal conflicts cause for concern: Experts

Ecological losses due to road, railway, mining and irrigation projects also have a huge toll on tigers and their prey, experts said.

published on : 29th July 2022

Koundampalayam villagers divided over quarry plan near Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

Residents of Koundampalayam are divided in opinion over the proposal by a private player to establish a stone quarry in the region.

published on : 29th July 2022

Students, teachers vow to protect mangrove forests in Astaranga

In a first of its kind initiative, over 5,000 students, teachers and nature lovers pledged to protect the mangrove ecosystem in Astaranga block of Puri on Tuesday. 

published on : 27th July 2022

'Tiger state' MP records death of 27 big cats in 2022, highest in country

The centrally located state is followed on this front by Maharashtra, which registered 15 deaths during the period.

published on : 24th July 2022

Bill to regulate digital media, 23 others to be tabled in monsoon session of Parliament

The Bill may see stiff opposition as it is said that this bill is being brought to control the small publishers and digital media.

published on : 16th July 2022

New forest conservation rules spark a fight

The debate over the new Forest Conservation Rules brought in by the Central government is heating up ahead of Parliament’s monsoon session.

published on : 14th July 2022

Do new conservation rules dilute Forest Rights Act? Congress, BJP hit out at each other

The environment ministry notified the Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2022 under the Forest (Conservation) Act on June 28 to replace the earlier rules, notified in 2003.

published on : 10th July 2022
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