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The Karnataka High Court today disposed off the writ petition filed by environmentalists in the state against the mini-hydro projects that were to come up in the Western Ghats. The writ petition (number 9333/2009) was disposed by Chief Justice
The Baiga tribals in Chhattisgarh have been repeatedly facing displacement from their home and forest-dependant livelihood over the years with more areas being notified as reserve forests in the State There is a smell of damp earth after light rains
Administration argues pulling down their huts will ensure safety of wildlife' A day after the Union government announced a Rs.100-crore grant for Chukutiya Bhunjia of Orissa, a primitive tribe which lives on the eastern border of Chhattisgarh, 30
Officials of the forest department seem to be sabotaging the government's efforts to increase the green cover by misusing the funds. Officials of Directorate of Civil Rights Enforcement of Belgaum Region have filed criminal cases against officials of
February 19, 2013 Notching another first in the country, the Maharashtra government has decided to give gram sabhas with community forest rights (CFR) in Gadchiroli and Gondia districts in Vidarbha the right to collect, use, sell, store and process
The annual wildlife monitoring exercise today began at Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) in north Bengal with the forest department hoping to collect photographic evidence about the presence of the big cats. The exercise involves around 600 people, including
February 4, 2013 State Cabinet has decided to confer their absolute ownership to farmers The Forest and Law departments are opposing the State Cabinet's decision to confer absolute ownership of kumki land to farmers, saying these lands have been
The conservation panel will ensure that panthers are provided the same kind of protection as is given to the tigers in the reserve in Alwar district, some 150 km from here. "A separate area will be developed for panthers, so that they can roam safely,
A crocodile spotted in Khadakwasla lake in 2011 had put a stop to watermanship training of NDA cadets for almost a year and it had resumed after the amphibian was captured by forest department and NDA teams in a 10-hour operation in February 2012.
Dhaka, Jan 4 (bdnews24.com) Customs officials at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport seized 160 birds of various species and 10 monkeys, mostly protected species, from a container depot while being smuggled into the country on Thursday night.