FOREST

Guardian angels of Sambalpur forest stand against timber mafia and poachers

Under the Ama Jungle Yojana, women of a Sambalpur village are helping Forest dept in protecting 50 hectare of forest land through ‘Thengapalli’, writes Sudarsan Maharana

published on : 22nd November 2020

Hyderabad zoo to save, breed vultures under central government programme

The objective of this progamme, to be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs 15 crore, is to conserve and breed the Oriental White Backed Vulture and Long Billed Vulture species.

published on : 18th November 2020

Seeds of green love: Delhi government gives nod to Nursery Yojana in schools

The Forest Department will shortlist a thousand schools from across the nation. Of the total 1,000, 20 schools will be selected from Delhi.

published on : 17th November 2020

Tribal school to Cochin University: 1st researcher from Cholanaikkan community narrates journey

Till five years ago, there was a high number of school dropouts in the Cholanaikkan community, said Vinod Mancheeri who recently enrolled for a PhD. "But things are changing now," he added.

published on : 16th November 2020

Deer hides, antlers, timber seized from former sarpanch of Odisha's Sorisiapada

 The accused, Ashok Kumar Nath (44), was a sarpanch of Sorisiapada, sources in the forest department said. 

published on : 9th November 2020

After Kotturpuram, Chennai to soon have its 2nd Miyawaki forest in Sholinganallur

The Japanese technique of Miyawaki refers to planting native species in the same area.

published on : 8th November 2020

Farm training for the Forest Dependent

In the first phase, villages under Jujumura and Maneswar block are being covered.

published on : 4th November 2020

Harnessing the lushness of Devunoor forest

But several departments concerned have been turning a blind eye to it as land grabbers encroach upon it and illegal mining damages the landscape.

published on : 1st November 2020

Forest fire triggers land mine explosions along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

The fire in Balnoi forest in Mendhar sector started from across the LoC and spread to this side, triggering several land mine explosions, the officials said.

published on : 31st October 2020

Forest officials from Telangana, Maharashtra and Chattisgarh to protect tigers in Godavari basin

The officials discussed the need to implement the measures that are already in place to protect tigers migrating between Tadoba, Indravati and Kawal tiger reserves.

published on : 30th October 2020

Forest guard missing since nine days, cops clueless

A forest guard of Biswanathpur range in South Kalahandi division has been untraceable since the last nine days.

published on : 30th October 2020

Telangana calf shooting: 'Sania Mirza present during incident', alleges BJP MLA Raja Singh

On October 23, a dead calf was found with bullet injuries, along with a buffalo, near Dammagudem village of Pudur mandal in Vikarabad.

published on : 29th October 2020

Tigress found dead after territorial fight in Karnataka's Bhadra reserve

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) Ajai Misra told TNIE that the carcass was found by forest officials during their regular beat.

published on : 29th October 2020

RTI flags lack of guidelines for action on former central vigilance commissioner

In a curious case, the Centre has not been able to frame guidelines to handle cases of alleged corruption against a former central vigilance commissioner (CVC).

published on : 28th October 2020

Forest officials trap tigress on the prowl after 19 days in Wayanad’s Cheeyambam

fter 19 days’ efforts, forest department officials captured a tigress by trapping it in a cage they set up in Wayanad’s Cheeyambam 73 near the Chethalath Forest Range.

published on : 26th October 2020
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