Forest

10,000 seed balls planted in J&K's Doda to increase forest cover

“Bhadarwah has been selected for the pilot project as there are hills more than 12,000-feet high where plantation is really difficult.

published on : 9th April 2021

Three labourers killed in forest fire in Maharashtra

The statement also said a case has been registered against unidentified persons in connection with the incident and an investigation was underway.

published on : 9th April 2021

Ramnad forest ranger bags international award

Sathish was nominated for the award by a senior scientist from Wildlife Institute of India K Siva Kumar, for his efforts in conserving the Gulf of Mannar National Park.

published on : 9th April 2021

Uttarakhand forest fires: HC summons officer; IAF douses blaze at three places

Dushyant Mainali, a practising advocate in the HC, said he informed the court about the situation along with laxaties of authorities and the government. 

published on : 7th April 2021

Kappatagudda sees 15 fires in 3 months, foresters up vigil

Incidents of forest fires in Kappatagudda are on the rise after the hillock was declared a wildlife sanctuary a few years ago.

published on : 6th April 2021

Wildfires: Uttarakhand to review economic loss methodology, activists raise questions

Questions are being raised by activists on the methodology used by the forest department to ascertain economic loss caused by forest fires in Uttarakhand. 

published on : 6th April 2021

Forest fire reported in Kodagu's Maldare forest range

The fire is said to have been ignited due to the high temperature.

published on : 5th April 2021

Uttarakhand forest fire: IAF's helicopter participates in fire fighting operation in Tehri Garhwal

Amid the operation, water collected from Tehri lake was sprinkled with the help of a 5000-litre capacity bucket.

published on : 5th April 2021

Centre provides two choppers, NDRF team to combat Uttarakhand wildfires

The development came after Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat spoke to union home minister Amit Shah. 

published on : 4th April 2021

Centre orders deployment of NDRF teams, helicopters in Uttarakhand to tackle forest fires

Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat and took stock of the situation arising out of the forest fires.

published on : 4th April 2021

Hyderabadis adopt trees at Gandipet-Shankarpally stretch over fears of getting chopped off

Each tree has a girth of over 30 cm. Species such as banyan, peltophorum, neem, and millingtonia will be translocated to locations within a radius of 10 km.

published on : 4th April 2021

Telangana forest department books Vasavi Group for deforestation

The Forest Department said that the real estate developer caused large-scale deforestation and chopped trees without following due procedure.

published on : 4th April 2021

TNIE Expressions | Tribals must be involved in forest management, say Experts

They were in conversation with TNIE’s Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla and senior journalist Kaveree Bamzai at E-Expressions, a series of live webcasts with prominent people.

published on : 4th April 2021

'Jungle Nama' book review: A legend in rhyme

The eroding ecosystem of the Sundarban has long been a cause of concern for Ghosh and woven into this epic is the familiar theme of how man is transgressing where he should not.

published on : 4th April 2021

Forest department steps up vigil to keep an eye on poachers, timber smugglers in Ramgiri reserve forest  

In a bid to check poaching and illegal felling of trees, officials of Jeypore forest division have stepped up surveillance in Ramgiri reserve forest on the Odisha-Chhattisgarh border.

published on : 3rd April 2021
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