A 500-acre facility to breed freshwater turtles in Uttarakhand ought to be good news. I for one ought to be jumping with joy. But I'm not and here's why. On Aug 20, an IANS news release said the state's Chief Minister, Harish Rawat, had approved ... Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
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A white-capped redstart, poised on a rock, gazes placidly at the Kosi river Oddly, the crocodile in the image is the only one which inhabits this stretch of the river, without another one of its kind for miles on either side. How the crocodile ...Outlook Traveller, 1 month ago
The Ganga rejuvenation project, which is of national importance, is being carried out by officials "who do not know" how many drains are polluting the river, the National Green Tribunal said today. While setting up a panel to collect information ...NDTV, 2 days ago NGT forms panel to check sewage joining Ganga through drains The Hindu, 2 days ago Green Court Forms Panel To Check Sewage Joining Ganga Through Drains NDTV, 2 days ago
Would you like a tiger by your bedroom window? Think carefully. It's a serious offer, but with no guarantees. There rarely are, in life—or in wildlife sightings. That said, there is a fair chance that the Royal Bengal Tiger—or a leopard, or ...Outlook Traveller, 4 days ago
Heavy rain, landslides and formation of temporary lakes in sub-Himalayan hills of Dharchula and Munsiyari are making villagers leave their houses. In the Dharchula area of Pithoragarh district, over 220 families of Khotila village near Dharchula ...Chandigarh Tribune, 2 weeks ago
BAREILLY: A pair of jeans takes more than 10,000 litres of water to be washed and maintained, while 26.4 litres of water is used every minute in the shower. Using these startling statistics, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is making people ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
A photo tour of Kumaon bestowed a great deal more than better photography. I barely remember the first few hours of the drive. I was diving in and out of a disturbed sleep, hoping our journey had ended. You see, I detest drives on hill roads.Outlook Traveller, 1 month ago
DEHRADUN: Wildlife scientists have warned of near extinction of Uttarakhand's state fish Golden Mahaseer if the proposed Kotlibhel-2 hydro power project is built close to Devprayag in Garhwal. Mahaseer comes to Nayar river here for spawning from ...Times of India, 1 month ago Proposed Devprayag hydel project poses threat to mahseer: Experts Times of India, 1 month ago
When you venture into India's wildlife parks, you never know what's in store. The truth is more wonderful than anything you can ever imagine. Into the wild: Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh (Photo: Deep Pahwa) Picture this: it was 5.30 am, ...India Today, 1 month ago
Stephen Alter at the Kuanri Pass, Uttarakhand. Tell us what it was like to grow up as the son of missionaries in post-Independence India. Growing up in Mussoorie gave me many chances to explore the surrounding mountains and forests. My parents ...Condé Nast Traveller India, 2 months ago
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