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Environment taking back seat: Reddy

Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Monday said environment was taking a back seat for development. Forest and environment protection is not the onus of the state government but of every individual, he said. He was speaking at the distribution of B Marappa ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Business Standard

J&K celebrates 'Heritage Week' to preserve, protect its culture

& Kashmir) [India], November 19 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Education and Tourism Minister Priya Sethi inaugurated 'Heritage Week' on Sunday to generate awareness on preservation of the state's ancient culture and environment. The week-long festival will be ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
Business Standard

Demarcation of forest land taken up to preserve wildlife: J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir government has prioritised protection and preservation of forests and wildlife by taking up systematic demarcation of forest land, state forest minister Choudhary Lal Singh said today and warned of strict action against ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Kerala fences inter-state border to stop entry of elephants

The Keralas Forest department has built concrete fences under Delampady Gram Panchayat limits on the Karnataka-Kerala border, to prevent the entry of wild elephants from Karnataka. It has used the grants provided by the Central government for the purpose. The ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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Inter-state forest officials agree to use sat maps for fixing

A workshop of Forest department officials from Telangana and other states held here today decided to take measures, including use of satellite maps, to fix forest boundaries of states. "It is also decided to have Geo-reference of the every forest block, to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

State's only vulture sanctuary is now an eco-sensitive zone

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified an area of 7.08 sq km as the eco-sensitive zone for South India's only vulture habitat at Ramadevara Betta in Ramanagaram district. Because of the vulture's vulnerability to the medicine ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Centre will intervene in Neelakurinji sanctuary issue, says Kummanam

New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has assured to intervene in the state government's decision to realign the boundaries of the Neelakurinji Sanctuary, BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan said after visiting Union Minister for ...
 Mathrubhumi2 weeks ago

Green clearance must for rail projects on forest land: MoEF&CC

Railway projects passing through forest lands, national parks and eco-sensitive zones will not be exempted from the forest clearance process, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) told the Railways Ministry and state forest ...
 DNA3 days ago

13,800 schoolkids pull of largest tree hug at Lalbagh

As many as 13,800 students from 35 schools descended on Lalbagh Botanical Garden on Friday to create the new Guinness World Record for hugging trees for a minute. The tree hug was organised by the Rotary Club, the Karnataka Civil Defence and the Horticulture ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago

Tiger Tales

IF THERE’S ONE thing the wildlife of this country requires most, it is friends in high places. It was, for example only thanks to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi that Project Tiger got off the ground and wildlife protection began to be taken seriously.
 Open Magazine1 week ago
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