national park

Experts baffled as poachers take away horn without killing rhino

A single horn could fetch Rs 5 crore from the international black market.

published on : 13th May 2022

Millions of baby turtles make way to the sea at Gahirmatha  

Millions of baby turtles emerged from the pits at the Nasi-1 and Nasi-2 islands of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary  within Bhitarkanika National Park in the district on Monday night.

published on : 11th May 2022

Arunachal tribal village pins hope on road link to end isolation

Last week, when over 30 SUVs meandered through the dense forest to reach a sleepy Yobin village Nibodi, the entire population of about 500 residents lined up to welcome the motorists

published on : 11th May 2022

5 lakh baby prawns worth Rs 4 lakh seized in Bhitarkanika

We released all the seized baby  prawns in the nearby river Patsala,” said Manas Das, Forest range officer of the park. 

published on : 4th May 2022

Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park to remain closed from May 1

Even local forest dwellers who illegally enter the forest areas to collect honey and wood, have been prohibited from entering the space.

published on : 1st May 2022

Tiger census completed in Papikonda National Park

The camera traps images that further help in identifying individual big cats through their stripe patterns and other unique physical features.

published on : 31st March 2022

IAF helicopters roped in to douse fire at Rajasthan's Sariska National Park

The fire has engulfed an area of 10 sq km but fortunately, tigers in the park are said to be safe though a large amount of the forest has been badly burnt.

published on : 30th March 2022

Poachers go after wildlife, blaze spreads in Similipal National Park 

Wildfire spreads towards the core area of the tiger habitat; Forest department says the situation is in control.

published on : 30th March 2022

Glass-bottom boats to promote eco-tourism in Thoothukudi

The Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve Trust (GoMBRT) has been working on launching community-based ecotourism at Tharuvaikulam beach for tourists.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Two former Assam MLAs get jail term for illegal angling in Kaziranga National Park, assaulting ranger

Additional district judge Kaushik Hazarika gave the verdict in the 2009 case against five persons, including ex-MLAs Jiten Gogoi and Kushal Dowari.

published on : 5th March 2022

Over a dozen Ranthambhore tigers missing, forest officials have no answer

In a major wildlife crisis, 13 tigers have gone missing from Ranthambore National Park.  In the last two years, Ranthambore has had a large population of tigers.

published on : 2nd March 2022

Team to go to Africa for Cheetah study

Sources in MP forest department, however, refused to give a timeline or reintroducing Cheetahs in MP.

published on : 1st March 2022

​Wildlife lovers irked as NCERT omits Bhitarkanika from vegetation map

Besides, he said that the Similipal Biosphere Reserve, notified by the Centre on June 22, 1994 has found mention as a national park in the map although it is yet to be declared so.

published on : 23rd February 2022

With Bannerghatta assessment complete, tiger census ends in most Karnataka forests

The census exercise now remains to be held in Kali Tiger Reserve, and as per permission from the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), it will be done in March. 

published on : 17th February 2022

Thai wildlife group says tiger missing a leg needs help

The animal was spotted earlier this week on video recorded by a remotely operated camera trap in Kanchanaburi province’s Khao Laem National Park as it was feeding on the body of a water buffalo.

published on : 9th February 2022
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