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Fire in tiger reserve put out after 16 hours

The fire that broke out in the Western Ghats near the Papanasam dam on Thursday night was put out by Friday afternoon after a 16-hour battle by Forest personnel. Forest Department sources said the fire that broke out near the Sorimuthu Ayyanar ... The Hindu, 6 hours ago
Onward and Upward Open Magazine, 2 months ago

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TN yet to give report on Western Ghats

Tamil Nadu is yet to submit its report on ecologically sensitive areas in the Western Ghats, even after the fresh deadline issued to it expired six months ago. The environment ministry had issued a fresh draft notification on September 4, 2015, as the ...
 Deccan Herald4 days ago New policy to conserve Western Ghats: Centre  Deccan Herald5 days ago Fire in Western Ghats  The Hindu3 weeks ago KERALA PARTIES KEEP OFF WESTERN GHATS FEARING LOSS OF VOTES  HT Syndication3 weeks ago

A taluk forgotten and lost in the wilderness

Karwar: Joida, a taluk headquarter in Uttara Kannada district, situated deep inside the forests of Western Ghats, might come across as a heavenly abode for visitors due to its lush greenery and the calm and serene environment. But for the locals, it ...
 Times of India6 days ago
India Today

Revealed: Here's how beautiful the Western Ghats were!

Over 130 mammals, 175 of amphibians, besides several thousand of other life forms exist here. Picture courtesy: Simply Mumbai Dense mist floats about every now and then, its ethereal, amorphous form as if pulled on all sides by some magical force, to reveal a ...
 India Today1 week ago

Sunday story: From pox to drought, goddess invincible, Agumbe's hope

In the wettest spot in the Western Ghats, fabled Agumbe which once mirrored Assam's Cherrapunji for the highest rainfall in the country, the signs that the spectre of drought hangs over the mountains are all there. For the people of Malnad and ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Hulikal, Agumbe parched  The Hindu2 weeks ago

Two villages to get electricity soon

Bengaluru: Tucked away in the Western Ghats, they have lived in the dark all these years. But not any more. Around 48 families in Nigundi village and 37 of Lande village in Uttara Kannada will soon discover the joys of electricity. The Hubli ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Activists support bandh call

Reiterating its demand for declaring the area in the Western Ghats between Bangra Balike, near Elneer in Kudremukh, and Pushpagiri near Kukke Subrahmanya as Netravati Nadi Samrakshana Aranya Valaya (N...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Green Cumbum needs water

Drinking water crisis has been haunting Cumbum town for long Surrounded by lush green Western Ghats and large tracts of fertile land, Cumbum, basically an agrarian constituency, will witness a triangular contest among the AIADMK, DMK and TMC ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago Farmers face water shortage in this green constituency  The Hindu2 weeks ago
Indian Express

New tech needed to battle forest fires

Karwar: On April 24, pictures showing that there were 490 incidents of forest fire in the Western Ghats were released by NASA. And up in Uttrarakhand, fires still rage in parts of the hill state's storied forests. The increasing incidents of forest ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Arani Built on a Tribal Myth  New Indian Express1 month ago Book on forest foods of Western ghats released  Indian Express1 month ago On a wild food trail through the ghats  Pune Mirror1 month ago
The Hindu

Western Ghats home to rare tadpoles that live underground and eat sand

By A Correspondent | Posted 07-Apr-2016 Tadpoles do not burrow through sand, nor do they swallow sand, but a remarkable tadpole that does all this has been unearthed from the streambeds in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. A group of ...
 Mid Day1 month ago Dancing frogs in Western Ghats: Scientists discover sand-eating tadpoles  Indian Mirror1 month ago Western Ghats home to rare sand-eating tadpoles  Zee News1 month ago Frogman’s prince of a find: Tadpoles that hide in sand  Times of India1 month ago
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