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Not just tigers, leopards too need protection now

Not just tigers, leopards too need protection now

In what has set off alarm bells in the state forest department, a female leopard has been found poached at Yavatmal with her paws and organs missing. This comes days after a leopard that was found drowned in a well at Kinvat in neighbouring Nanded district ... DNA, 1 week ago

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Open wells pose threat to leopards in Maharashtra

Forest department officials from Pune admitted that in the last few years, open wells have indeed become a major problem, what with growing human habitation, and even they have been corresponding with the authorities, albeit with limited success.
 DNA2 weeks ago

First experiment to domesticate and train wild elephants in Maharashtra nears completion

Captured in Sindhudurg in 2015, the former wild elephant will be employed by the state's forest department
 DNA2 months ago

Tata Trust, Maha govt sign MoU for Bamboo research centre

A memorandum of understanding was today signed between the Tata Trust and Forest Department of Maharashtra Government for setting up a 'Bamboo Research and Training Centre' at Chichpalli near here. Eminent industrialist Ratan Tata was present ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Search for Jai continues near Telengana-Maharashtra border

This led to a massive outcry and search operation by the forest department, wildlife enthusiasts and NGOs, with fears that the tiger, the largest in India, may have been poached
 DNA2 months ago

Maoists set afire timber depot, block road in Gadchiroli

Maoists set ablaze a timber depot at a forest and blocked a road in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district in the wee hours today, police said. The ultras, who have called for a nationwide bandh today, set on fire the timber depot of forest department at Romapalli ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Years of drought sees high enrolment for Green Army in Latur

The importance of water and the need for forest cover to usher in rains in scarcity-hit regions of Maharashtra, specially in Marathwada can be underscored by the overwhelming registration for state government's ambitious program of setting up a Green Army.
 Business Standard1 week ago

Curious case of 'unaware' minister

It seems to be a curious case of a forest minister not having the full details of the recent forest fires or other issues concerning his department. Speaking to reporters in the city on Tuesday, Ramanath Rai, the forest, environment and ecology minister, gave ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Maharashtra: Tribals conduct 'Queue Satyagraha', protest for their land

Tribals in the Jawahar and Vikramgad blocks of Palghar district protested in a unique way on Monday against state's inaction in giving them their land-rights. Queue Satyagraha was conducted outside the office of collector in Jawahar, wherein over 1,500 ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

After Goa, now Monkey Fever cases detected in Maharashtra

A string of Monkey Fever cases are now being detected from neighbouring Maharashtra after the disease left three dead and hundereds infected in Goa last year, according to state health officials. Also, researchers say that Kyasanoor Forest Disease (KFD), ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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