December 28, 2020

60% Rise In Leopard Population: Prakash Javedekar

India witnessed a growth in the population of leopards after a survey conducted in multiple densely forested leopard and tiger habitats. As per the study by National Tiger Conservation Authority and Wildlife Institute of India (NTCA-WII), the leopard popu

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December 12, 2020

Launch of SECURE Himalaya Youth Video Fellowship Films on the occasion of the International Mountain Day, December 11, 2020

The UN Environment Programe (UNEP) celebrates December 11 as the International Mountain Day annually to focus on the importance of mountains in our lives.

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December 09, 2020

New Zoo in UP and Bihar

At the 37th General Body meeting of Central Zoo Authority chaired by Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar two new zoos the Rajgir Zoo Safari in Nalanda, Bihar, and Shaheed Ashfaque Ullah Khan Prani Udyaan

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December 04, 2020

Telangana Requests the Interventions of NTCA and WII to Tackle the Human-Tiger Conflict

Telangana's Forest Department has sought help of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in dealing with tigers in Asifabad district after they mauled to death two persons in last 18 days.

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December 04, 2020

Supreme Court Questions the Necessity of Chopping Trees for Widening Roads

The Supreme Court on Wednesday wondered why felling of trees was necessary to widen roads or to keep them aligned in a straight line, and suggested that roads could instead be zigzag, which would help reduce speed of vehicles and save lives by avoiding ac

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December 03, 2020

The WWF-India Preparing ‘Bagh Mitras’ to Handle the Man-Animal Conflicts in UP

The World Wide Fund for Nature-India (WWF-India) is preparing a team of 'Bagh Mitra' who will help tackle the increasing number of man-animal conflicts in the Terai region of Uttar Pradesh.

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December 01, 2020

Chilika's Cat Fishes In Troubled Waters

The official face of Asia's largest lagoon, the Fishing Cat grapples with an increasingly murky environment.

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December 01, 2020

Chandigarh Gets ‘Museum of Trees’, An Environmental Landmark

Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore will virtually inaugurate a unique environmental landmark in Chandigarh -- the Museum of Trees - to commemorate the 551st birth anniversary celebrations of first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev, on November 30.

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November 26, 2020

Meet the new burrowing frog from Bengaluru

Amphibian discoveries in India have been on the rise in the recent past, with most species discoveries being from biodiversity hot-spots or at least forested landscapes with green cover.

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November 25, 2020

Angling now allowed in reserve forest areas of Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand forest department has decided to allow angling with certain conditions in reserve forest areas of the state, lifting a ban imposed on the activity in 2018.

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