Trees

Busting the 'Plant a Tree Co' claim: Some green NGOs in Delhi you can volunteer with

Running since 2010, Green Yatra's 'Pedh Lagao' initiative has been working towards conserving nature.

published on : 16th November 2021

Kerala gave permission to cut 15 trees but now backtracking: TN Minister

The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) and Chief Wildlife Warden, Kerala, granted permission for felling 15 numbers of trees, underwoods, and saplings

published on : 9th November 2021

Telangana: Tea mosquito bug causing neem trees to shrivel up

When tender shoots start emerging from branches, the bugs and nymphs feed by sucking the sap from the tree.

published on : 27th October 2021

Pilkhan trees damaged in south Delhi amid digging for construction project

The full-grown trees have allegedly been damaged by the Public Works Department while carrying out digging for a construction project on the stretch.

published on : 9th October 2021

Delhi University makes it compulsory for all students to plant trees from this session

Vice-chancellor of the university PC Joshi said that they launched this programme under the social responsibility of the university towards the environment.

published on : 7th September 2021

The past is not bygone and left behind: Elif Shafak on new novel 'The Island of Missing Trees'

Set in Cyprus of the 1960s, the 350-page novel revolves around Defne and Kostas whose love beats the odds to to find a 'happily ever after' nearly half a century later'.

published on : 7th September 2021

Less oak cover in Himalayas could threaten biodiversity: Study

Citing ornithologist Ghazala Shahabuddin’s work, the study stated that pine forests harbour only 54–67% of all bird species found in proximal dense oak forests.

published on : 5th September 2021

Crowdfunding campaign to create greenery in arid region

A Class 11 student in Gurugram has started a crowdfunding campaign, Project Urvara, to plant trees in the arid regions of Sikar district in Rajasthan. 

published on : 3rd September 2021

Officials to translocate trees axed for development in Telangana

According to sources, the Forest Department officials have already forwarded a report to this regard to the State government.

published on : 26th August 2021

Meet farmer who saved over 900 trees

The sobriquet Tree Man will fit none better than Kanagaraj of Palladam. A farmer who also runs a transport business, S Kanagaraj has given new lease of life to 920 coconut trees that faced the axe.

published on : 24th August 2021

Locals, district administration identify and protect over 1000 'guardian trees' in Bihar's East Champaran

Believed to be between 70-400 year old, these trees are being protected under people's initiative called 'Save Our Guardian Trees'.

published on : 15th August 2021

Palmyra tree roots stronger in TN

“Palmyra is our State tree and is part of the life of Tamil people, language and wealth. These trees act as rain fetching centres and conservator of water bodies.

published on : 15th August 2021

Chennai corporation wants people’s movement to raise green cover, urges residents to plant trees

"We want resident welfare associations to take up 500 trees each and grow them, put tree guards and maintain them," Chennai Corporation Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi told The New Indian Express

published on : 30th July 2021

Noah's Gopher trees VIPs of Ranni forest in Pathanamthitta

The forest department has set up permanent preservation plots in the Ranni division for Gopher trees, known as 'Nirampalli' in local parlance, and has deployed a special team for its protection.

published on : 15th July 2021

3,000 trees in Telangana's Kawal Reserve get closer to being chopped

Regional Empowered Committee of Union Environment Ministry has recommended stage-1 forest clearance to Highways Ministry's proposal of road widening inside Kawal Tiger Reserve.

published on : 15th July 2021
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