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Cabinet rejects Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats

The Karnataka Cabinet on Wednesday decided to reject the recommendations of the Kasturirangan report on the Western Ghats and convey the same to the Centre. Briefing reporters after the meeting, Law Minister TBJayachandra said the decision was taken based on ... Deccan Herald, 6 days ago
No outcome from meet on Kasturirangan report Deccan Herald, 4 weeks ago

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Trouble brewing again for the ambitious neutrino observatory

Environmentalists want INO out of the ecologically sensitive Western Ghats, scientists say the project poses no harm
 DNA3 weeks ago Centre reissues draft notification on Western Ghats  Deccan Herald1 month ago For a third time, Enviroment ministry issues fresh draft notification on Western Ghats  DNA1 month ago
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Eco-sensitive zone villages: Kodavas ready for legal battle

Following the draft notification re-issued by the Union government on Western Ghats to declare 55 villages in Kodagu district as eco-sensitive zones, prominent leaders have upped their ante opposing it tooth and nail. At a meeting held under the aegis of ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Govt mulls 56,825-sq km eco-sensitive zone in Western Ghats  Business Standard1 month ago Govt proposes to declare 57k sq km of Western Ghats as eco-sensitive zone  Business Standard1 month ago Over 50,000 sq km area of Western Ghats identified as ecologically sensitive  One India1 month ago

New tree-living crab species found in Kerala

Scientists have discovered a new species of long legged, tree-dwelling crabs in Western Ghats of Kerala. The new species named Kani maranjandu after the Kani tribe in Kerala, are substantially different from other congeners. The characteristic traits of the ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Reviving the natural coastal guards

The biodiversity of Karnataka is often represented by depicting the Western Ghats and the tigers. While the importance of both cannot be undermined, there is also the 320-km-long coastline that the state boasts of, with its magnificent rivers, lagoons, bay ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

Four new species of small night frogs discovered in Western Ghats

According to a report published on Tuesday, the newly discovered species that are small enough to sit on a fingernail were there in abundance but had likely been overlooked because of their size. The big discovery is a result of researchers, who spent five ...
 Zee News2 months ago 7 new miniature night frog species found in Western Ghats  DNA2 months ago 7 new frog species found in Western Ghats  Rediff.com2 months ago

Fire at Western Ghats consumes huge vegetation

Vegetation on hundreds of acres of forest was gutted in a wildfire that broke out at Kenchanakumari reserve forest, in Western Ghats, Sakleshpur taluk, Hassan district, on Tuesday. As the region is a dense forest, fire tending vehicles cannot reach the spot.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Draft notification on conservation of Western Ghats to be

The draft notification regarding conservation of Western Ghats will soon be reissued and finalised, two Kerala MPs claimed today after meeting Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave. Joice George and A Sampath also said the Centre is considering ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Kasturirangan: Final notification to be delayed  Mathrubhumi2 months ago

Exploring nature through birds

Kaiga Bird Marathon, held in Uttara Kannada, provided an opportunity to watch and understand the birds of the Western Ghats, writes Pavan Kumar H. Weighing around 160-200 grams and with a wingspan of 65 to 71 cm, the Amur falcon, an inter-continental ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Digital India Expo draws crowds

Digital India Exhibition for school and college students organised on Friday and Saturday by the Western Ghats International School at Ettimadai as part of Coimbatore Vizha had participants from Indian Army, Rapid Action Force, airport, universities, ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
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