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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 ... DNA, 1 week ago

A year back into nature

The extinction of wildlife would likely be caused not just by the greed of poachers, but equally by the rapacity of developers," writes Prerna Singh Bindra in her book The Vanishing: Indias Wildlife Crisis . The year 2017 has given ample proof of both - the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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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 ...
 DNA2 months ago
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Nature's great spectacle: Watching Amur falcons roost in Nagaland

Amur falcons are among the strongest fliers in the avian world, migrating over 5,600 km from their breeding ranges in Mongolia and North Korea to southern Africa and back, every year. Geetanjali Krishna witnesses them on their passage through India. The Amur falcon roost phenomenon.Photograph: Mike Prince/Flickr.   The bamboo watchtower overlooking the Doyang reservoir was bathed in the evening light. All we could hear was the constant chirruping of some distant birds. But we couldn't ...
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Gandhi was very casteist and racist: Indian-American author

The explosive highlights from Jaipur Literature Festival 2018. The Jaipur Literature Festival which commenced January 25 came to a close on January 29. Held at Diggi Palace, Jaipur, the festival brought together some of the best authors, literature and art lovers over five days. From actor-turned writers like Soha Ali Khan to student activists like Gurmehar Kaur and bestselling writers like Ashwin Sanghi and Amish Tripathi, the festival welcomed all to debate and discuss. Among the wide ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

There is no road to Iquitos, the gatekeeper of the Peruvian Amazon

But it's a journey of a lifetime, says Kalpana Sunder. A native of Iquitos. The town that leads to the Peruvian Amazon is connected to the world only by boat or air.Photograph: Brent Stirton/Getty Images.   There is no road to Iquitos. The town that leads to the Peruvian Amazon is connected to the world only by boat or air. And I almost do not make it. The first flight that I boarded was routed back to Lima because of a brewing tropical storm. But the next day I get lucky and land ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Uttarakhand's Kosi river is dying and only an immediate intervention will save it

The Kosi river in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region is dying, and experts suggest that if immediate measures are not taken to rejuvenate the river, it could spell doom for the region. Data from the last 25 years shows that the lean flow capacity of the river during ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Steep decline in centre’s elephant census; Kerala to conduct resurvey

Kochi: The State Forest Department is conducting a fresh surveyas the elephant census conducted by Union Ministry of Environment and Forests showed a steep decline in elephant population. The new report will be submitted to the state government within two ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago
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Boundary of Kurinji sanctuary should not be altered, says Centre

New Delhi: The Union Government of India today declared that the boundaries of Kurinji sanctuary should not be altered without the approval of National Board for Wildlife. Union minister for forest and environment Harsh Vardhan has asserted that the Kerala ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago
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Tiger tiger burning bright!

It is raining books on tiger in Rajasthan. As many as three books on tiger authored by tiger enthusiasts from the State were released last week. In fact two of them, the “Silent Sentinels of Ranthambhore” and “Stalking Tigers on Foot” ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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