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Reconsideration of Demwe Project urged

GUWAHATI, Feb 27 - Environment activist Bimal Gogoi has written to the National Board of Wildlife Standing Committee (NBWL SC) to reconsider the 1750-MW Demwe Lower Hydroelectric Power Project. Gogoi had challenged the construction of the 1750-MW Power ... The Assam Tribune, 1 month ago

Min bodies to draft policy on human-wildlife conflict

The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL), in its last meeting on January 25, deliberated on a host of policy issues and formed two committees to draw up a policy framework to prevent human-wildlife conflict. It also discussed conservation of wildlife outside ...
 DNA2 months ago

Survey for tunnel under SGNP approved, Assembly told

The Maharashtra State Wildlife Board (MSWB)has given its nod for a survey for the construction of anunderground tunnel across the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in north Mumbai.Forest Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, in a written reply to a question by Sanjay ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Forest dept, KSPCB want staff exempted from poll duty

The forest department and the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) have urged the Election Commission to exempt their staff from election duty, citing staff shortage. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Punati Sridhar said that they had already ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Big Cats: Predators under threat (Comment: Special to IANS) (March 3 is World Wildlife Day)

It is a startling statistic which beggars belief, but the truth is there are more tigers living in captivity in the US than survive in the wild in their natural habitat in Asia -- several sub-species are already extinct, and those that remain cling on in ...
 Sify1 month ago

Confusion over panel's visit to Dibru-Saikhowa

GUWAHATI, Feb 28 - Great confusion prevails over the visit of the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park by the 'Site Visit Committee' constituted by the Standing Committee of the National Board for Wildlife (SCNBWL) to visit the 1,750-MW Demwe Lower Hydroelectric ...
 The Assam Tribune1 month ago

Environment and Forest ministry gives clearance to INO project

The Union ministry of environment and forest has overruled four objections raised by Tamil Nadu State Expert Appraisal Committee while granting environmental clearance to the Indian Neutrino Observatory (INO) as a "special case" with 51 conditions. The nod ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Expert Appraisal Committee recommends INO project for environment clearance  DNA1 month ago

Centre 'clears' dam in Madhya Pradesh tiger reserve

Madhya Pradesh government's proposed Majhgaon medium irrigation project, which will submerge 78.6 hectare of Panna Tiger Reserve's (PTR) buffer area and require 426.7 hectare of forestland, has been cleared by the environment ministry's Forest Advisory ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

17 reasons to LOVE Barbie dolls on International Women's Day

The Barbie maker has released 17 new dolls modelled on real-life badass women. Conservationist Bindi Irwin has inspired one of the 14 new Shero Barbie dolls.Photograph: @BindiIrwin/Twitter. A global survey of 8,000 mothers -- conducted by Mattel, the maker of Barbie dolls -- revealed that that 86 per cent of mothers are worried about the kind of role models their daughters are exposed to. In response, and just in time for International Women's Day, Mattel has expanded it's line of Barbie ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Rare video of Tiger vs Sloth Bear goes viral

A video and set of still photos of a thrilling, astonishing and nail-biting battle between a Tiger and a Sloth Bear - captured in the forest ranges of Tadoba in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra has gone viral. The Tiger in question is famously called as ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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