conservation

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

Odisha: Jagatsinghpur Ombudsman sends notice to officials over vanished coconut plantation 

Sources said that the Soil Conservation wing had launched the plantation drive under MGNREGS in the panchayat in 2020.

published on : 6th July 2022

APSECM to conduct energy audit in 16 urban local bodies

BEE provides financial support to APSECM to hold audit under Municipal Demand Side Management Programme

published on : 4th July 2022

Kanyakumari to Ladakh bike trip to spread the message of eco-conservation

The trip is being organised under the aegis of Kollam District (Royal Enfield) Bullet Users' Club (KDBUC) and will be flagged off by Finance Minister K N Balagopal.

published on : 1st July 2022

No macaque deaths due to accidents in Valparai in one year

Apart from accidents, macaques also face issue of lack of availability of Cullenia exarillata (vedi palam), one of their main foods, from the forest. 

published on : 30th June 2022

Traditional fishermen denounce proposal to give five additional fishing hours for mechanised vessels

The augmentation of time in favour of mechanised vessels may deplete the marine wealth, say environmentalists. 

published on : 25th June 2022

EU frames plan to save bees by reducing pesticide use

The plan aims to make chemical pesticides a "last resort" for farmers and would ban them totally from protected areas and urban green spaces such as parks and gardens.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Youth walks 1,850 km from coast-to-coast for a cause 

Pushing and pulling throughout the way a 45-kg bag on a trolley, Asutosh received some aid from his friends and people he knows for his journey.

published on : 19th June 2022

New recruits to help monument restoration around national capital

The archaeology department of the Delhi govt to fill posts lying vacant for years to have full employee strength.

published on : 16th June 2022

Ready to bat for bats? Join this ‘fruity’ project

It’s time to check out the bat roosts near your home! In a unique move, a citizen science initiative is being launched where the local residents are being included into a bat conservation project.

published on : 16th June 2022
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