Forest

Leopard sighting: Kengeri Cops on night patrol advised to exercise caution

Similar instructions have been issued to Bannerghatta, Kaggalipura and Kumbalgod police who have jurisdiction over areas on the outskirts of the city.

published on : 4th December 2022

Jharkhand CM raises concern over new forest law of cutting trees without consent of Gram Sabha, writes to PM

According to Soren the Forest Conservation Rules 2022 brazenly dilute the power of local Gram Sabha and uproots the rights of millions of members of forest-dwelling communities.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Panic grips residents of Bengaluru outskirts as eight leopards are on prowl

The fear of the leopards is such that on Friday morning, a wedding in Kengeri received very poor guest attendance due to threat of being intercepted by the spotted felines.

published on : 3rd December 2022

More leopard spottings spark panic in B'luru's Turahalli

It could be possible that the leopards are moving either to hunt stray dogs, or the female is looking for a safer place and food for her cubs.

published on : 2nd December 2022

‘My height saved me from jaws of death’

Anukumar had arrived at Kottamonpara in Ranni on Tuesday morning to clear the dense thicket along the high-tension Moozhiyar-Pallom power line.

published on : 2nd December 2022

30-km solar fence installation stalled in Dindigul forest range

However, the project has been delayed due to alleged inaction by revenue departments in clearing encroachments along the forest stretches.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Karnataka: Forest department devises projects to address man-animal conflict in Kodagu

Apart from these conflict mitigation projects, the department is releasing special packages to help farmers located in conflict areas.

published on : 1st December 2022

Climate's toll on trees threatens the sound of music

"When I arrived here 30 years ago, there was an average annual temperature of five to six degrees Celsius (40-43 degrees Fahrenheit). Now we are well above that," Francois Villard said.

published on : 30th November 2022

Set up eco-park in every forest division: Andhra Pradesh minister

Addressing a review meeting with forest department officials at the secretariat, the minister instructed the officials to commence the works pertaining to eco tourism park in Somasila Backwater Area.

published on : 30th November 2022

Madhya Pradesh: 17 rifles looted from forest department outpost

The incident happened at the Bakdi outpost of Navra forest area in Nepanagar sub-division of Burhanpur district, where 50-year-old chowkidar, Bhola Barela and his wife Manibai were sleeping.  

published on : 30th November 2022

Forest Range Officer's murder: Gothi Koya tribes issued notices to leave forest 

According to sources, notices were issued to 70 Gothi Koya tribal families living in Errabodu village. 

published on : 28th November 2022

Previous govts failed sharavathi evacuees : Bommai

Farmers sacrificed their fertile lands and relocated, but continue to suffer after 60 yrs, says CM 

published on : 28th November 2022

One of 3 elusive tiger cubs found dead in Nagarahole

The cub had injury marks on its neck, shoulder and fracture in his front leg. The foresters suspected that the cub was killed in a fight with a dominant male in the area.

published on : 28th November 2022

Green fingers: Wildlife photographer transforms barren land into evergreen mini-forest 

Fifty-three-old Pompayya Malemath has turned a dry barren land in Vijayanagara district into a lush mini-forest

published on : 27th November 2022

Polio didn't stop this TN man from becoming a passionate environmentalist

The seeds of activism were sown early in the mind of Sathish Kumar, who lost both his legs before he turned one, to polio.

published on : 27th November 2022

Handle tribals’ tiff over land with tact

Then too, there were complaints that many tribals had been left out. Meanwhile, more tribals began occupying forest lands even as the forest staff resisted their attempts.

published on : 25th November 2022

Algeria sentences 49 people to death over forest fire lynching: Media

Although much of Algeria's interior is desert, the north has more four million hectares (10 million acres) of forest, which is hit every summer by fires.

published on : 24th November 2022

Inspection held to check status of Megamalai 'resort'

V Janaki held inquiries with the petitioner, P Anandan, and labourers at the building. Sources said the advocate commissioner is likely to file a report on the inspection in the court on Wednesday.

published on : 21st November 2022

Andhra Pradesh: Buddhist Stupa, inscriptions unearthed in Nallamalla forest

The monks chiselled a fine stone from one side of the cave to come out from the other side and get to the destinations indicated.

published on : 21st November 2022

ICRAF to extend greenery outside forest in seven states

Plan to create marketing of trees planted by farmers for revenue

published on : 19th November 2022
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