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Drought in the Western Ghats Part 1: Urbanisation demands see hills sacrificed to whims of mining, industry lobbies

Drought in the Western Ghats Part 8: Water wars erupt as sourc...

The last week of April and the first week of May witnessed water wars over the two major reservoirs built on the Krishna river – Srisailam and Nagarjunasagar – with both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana vying for more share even though the reservoirs were at ... First, 6 days 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
 DNA1 month ago Centre reissues draft notification on Western Ghats  Deccan Herald2 months ago For a third time, Enviroment ministry issues fresh draft notification on Western Ghats  DNA2 months ago

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 Herald1 month ago Karnataka to object implementation of Kasturirangan panel report on Western Ghats  Daiji World2 months ago No outcome from meet on Kasturirangan report  Deccan Herald1 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 Herald2 months ago Govt mulls 56,825-sq km eco-sensitive zone in Western Ghats  Business Standard2 months ago Govt proposes to declare 57k sq km of Western Ghats as eco-sensitive zone  Business Standard2 months ago Over 50,000 sq km area of Western Ghats identified as ecologically sensitive  One India2 months 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 Standard1 month 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 Herald1 month 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 Herald2 months ago

Hunting Parakeets of Western Ghats into extinction

Katappana: Poachers are hunting parakeets into extinction at the Western Ghats. This is happening when the parrots are into their reproductive stages which pushes them into an endangered category. Local parrots also called small Indian parakeets which are ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago

Coffee Board predicts 9% dip in production for 2016-17 season

Erratic rains in February and March in the Western Ghats region will affect cofee production.
 DNA1 month ago

Mysuru rail division records a marginal dip in freight traffic

South Western Railway Divisional Manager Atul Gupta has said that despite a lot of efforts to boost freight traffic, the division's achievement has been less as compared to the previous year. Addressing railway employees during the 62nd Railway Week here on ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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