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Forest dept to control stray dog menace

PUNE: The forest department has introduced measures to control the population of stray dogs and other feral animals inside protected areas to prevent the spread of diseases and reduce the attacks on herbivores. "We have managed to evict 200 dogs ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago
Down to Earth

NGO accuses Maharashtra govt. of diluting Forest Rights Act

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS It is not only in Maharashtra that the provisions of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) are under threat. While campaigners for forest rights and Adivasis say it is an act of brazenness for the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Ministry of Tribal Affairs's study to ensure justice for forest dwellers  DNA India3 weeks ago Ministers mount pressure to dilute Forest Rights Act  Down to Earth1 month ago

Maharashtra government yet to withdraw petition seeking review of forest land order

MUMBAI: Over two weeks after it decided to withdraw the review petition challenging the Supreme Court's decision on private forest land that was delivered in January, the state government is yet to instruct its lawyers to do so. State revenue and ...
 Times of India1 month ago Maharashtra government withdraws SC petition on forest land issue  Hindustan Times1 month ago Maharashtra takes back review plea on forest land, lakhs of homes saved  Times of India1 month ago
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Forest officials justify shooting tiger which killed humans

The Maharashtra Forest Department justified shooting down a tiger on Tuesday evening in the forests near Dongahaldi village in Pombhurna tehsil of the district by stating that the big cat had claimed five human lives in seven attacks. Briefing reporters at ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Man-eating tiger that killed five shot in India  Digital Journal2 months ago 'Man-eating' tiger shot dead in India's Maharashtra  Panorama.am2 months ago Tiger That Ate Seven People Killed in Western India  Latin American Herald Tribune2 months ago
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Chili smoke to protect farms from wild animals in Maharashtra

The state forest department pays about Rs 5 crore annually to farmers as compensation for crop depredation by wild animals. To reduce this burden, the wildlife wing has now decided to promote 'chili smoke', a cost-effective technique pioneered by wildlife vet ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
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Maharashtra forest department gets flak for its August 15 diktat

Department has asked gram sabhas to pass resolution on Independence Day, accepting forest village status, which will mean relinquishing rights gained under Forest Rights Act In a controversial move, the Maharashtra Forest Department has asked gram sabhas, ...
 Down to Earth2 months ago
Mumbai Mirror

Centre clears 370 acre forest land for Adani's coal power plant in Maharashtra

(Follow @PowersGuru on Twitter for important updates) Times of India reported that Maharashtra has ordered 148.59 hectares of forest land in Gondia district, Vidarbha to be 'diverted' for the construction of a 1980 MW coal-based thermal power plant ...
 Steel Guru5 days ago Centre clears 370-acre forest land for Adani's Gondia power project  Mumbai Mirror1 week ago Maha: Centre clears 370-acre forest land for Adani group  Millennium Post5 days ago 9 years after HC order, state mangroves yet to get reserve forests tag  Indian Express3 weeks ago
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Radio-collar tigers outside Tadoba too

Nagpur: Even as the maiden experiment by the state forest department to radio-collar two tigers in Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) has been hailed by experts in the field, it is high time such research is carried out outside protected areas ...
 Times of India1 week ago From 50 in 2013, Tadoba-Andhari tigers up by 10  Economic Times2 months ago

Telangana wildlife set for a boost, but funds are a constraint

If plans of the Forest Department of Telangana go well, the people in the new State can hope to see good wildlife around. The Department of Forests has drawn up mega plans to give a fillip to the forests which are now spread across one-fourth of ...
 Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago TS Forest Dept Short of Funds, Staff  New Indian Express2 weeks ago T'gana forest dept to develop 10 nature parks around Hy'bad  Business Standard India3 weeks ago Telangana forest dept to develop 10 nature parks around Hyderabad  ZeeNews.com3 weeks ago

Forest department to come out with protocol on snakes by December

NAGPUR: Forest department will come out with state-level guidelines and protocols on rescue of snakes and their conservation by December. Additional principal chief conservator of forests (APCCF) for wildlife and ecotourism, Maharashtra, VK Sinha ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Forest dept to issue protocol on snakes by Dec  Times of India2 weeks ago
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