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Short spell of rain brings relief from forest fires in Bandipur

A spell of unseasonal rain in the last two days in Bandipur National Park has provided temporary reprieve from forest fires. But this will do little to ease drinking water scarcity in Bandipur, which is going through one of the worst drought in recent memory ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

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Forest dept seeks food donations for Bandipur firefighters

The Forest Department has urged people to donate food items for its staff, local residents and other volunteers engaged in putting out the major wildfire in the Bandipur National Park in Mysuru and Chamarajanagar districts. People can donate food items that ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

Rs 25 lakh compensation for dead forest guard's family

Bandipur Tiger Conservation Foundation will give Rs 25 lakh compensation to the family of forest guard Murigeppa who died while trying to douse a forest fire at Bandipur National Park. Disclosing this to reporters after attending the State Wildlife Board ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Rains lash parts of state

Many places in the state received the first rain this summer, bringing relief from the scorching heat. Rains were reported in Mysuru, Mandya and Chamarajanagar districts. The showers helped to douse the fire in the Nagarahole National Park and Bandipur Tiger ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

The damaging trail of forest fires

Managing fire is a very important component of forest management, worldwide. Heaps of inflammable materials are generated annually on the floor of the forests, which provide fuel to the fire. The incidences of fire in Chir pine forests of Uttarakhand, ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Role of timber, cattle mafia suspected in forest fire

BJPleader CHVijayshankar, also the former forest minister, insinuated that people involved in timber mafia and illegal cattle trade inside forests are contributing towards the forest fires at Nagarahole and Bandipur National Parks. Vijayshankar told reporters ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

It's a double whammy for forests in state

Another major wildfire has erupted in the state. Over 100 acres of vegetation was destroyed in the fire in the Karighatta forest in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district on Friday even as wildfire resurfaced in the Bandipur National Park. Hundreds of ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

Steps to strengthen forest dept on cards: minister

Forest, Ecology and Environment Minister Ramanath Rai has said that the next budget will have several proposals to strengthen the Forest department. "The next budget will see an increase in the incentive given to farmers for growing forest trees from Rs 45 to ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Forest dept seeks Rs 406-cr allocation in state budget  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Wildlife needs peace too...

The year 2016 was all about several lows (unfortunately) and a few highs for the environment. Across the globe, unethical tourism is still a major contributor to the lows. In India, it was no different — right from elephants found dead with plastic in ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Karnataka lost 18 tigers in 2016, highest in the last seven years

The year 2016 was one of the worst for tigers in Karnataka as the state lost 18 of them to poaching, poisoning and natural causes. The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which records deaths and seizure of tiger parts in the country, has reported ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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