August 24, 2010
The Orissa government today termed as “unfortunate” the Centre’s decision to reject environment clearance to Vedanta’s $ 1.7 billion bauxite mining project in Kalahan...
August 12, 2010
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has congratulated the Kerala Forest Department for promoting the planting nearly 18 million trees under social forestry programme over the pas...
July 29, 2010
The Social Forestry Department here has come up with a management action plan to plant mangrove saplings in the ecologically-precious Kottuli wetlands within the city. The proposal is to nurture fr...
July 27, 2010
With a view to increasing the forest cover in the district, the Forest Department will plant seedlings of teak and casuarina on an extent of 265 acres of private lands in this financial year...
July 25, 2010
It was a lesson outside of the classroom for high school children on Saturday as they were given a glimpse of the green wealth at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden.They fired a volley of questio...
July 19, 2010
Aruna Basu Sarcar, Chief Conservator of Forests and Director, Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve Trust (GOMBRT), has appealed to the school teachers to create awareness of the preservation of...
July 17, 2010
The Vanamahotsava celebrations organised by the State government on Friday in the capital and in the districts may well create a world record for taking up the largest sapling planting programme e...
July 9, 2010
The draft of the ambitious green mission to increase the forest cover and enhance eco-system services will be finalised by the month-end and then submitted to the Prime Minister, Union Environment...
June 15, 2010
Botanical expert Vijay Thiruvady on Monday said the Lal Bagh botanical gardens might not be able to withstand the pressure of increase in volume of visitors if the proposals for improving faciliti...
June 8, 2010
Project Green Hands (PGH), an Isha Foundation reforestation effort, has won the Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar award.A release says the PGH representatives received the Government of Ind...
August 21, 2010
Young Indians (Yi) volunteers of Confederation of Indian Industry planted 1,000 sapling at Sanketika Vidya Parishad Engineering College under the Yi - One Million Tree initiative in the pres...
July 31, 2010
Bamboo cultivation can be taken up by farmers of Cauvery delta as a means of additional income generation said S.Suresh Kumar, District Revenue Officer, Thanjavur district here on Saturday. ...
July 29, 2010
Visakhapatnam which won accolades at the national level for being the best green city, can take up greenery on a larger scale to provide a green cover as none other can.This was the observa...
July 26, 2010
A reforestation drive to revive the Jahanpanah City Forest of South Delhi was launched by Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken on Sunday.The drive began with Mr. Maken planting a ...
July 19, 2010
A four-member committee, led by Regional Chief Conservator of Forests, Bangalore, K. Subhakar Reddy, deputed by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to carry out a site inspection of the...
July 18, 2010
Saturday was a memorable day for the students of the Vocational Higher Secondary School(VHSS) ,Ambalavayal, as nearly 1000 students planted as many as 1000 tree saplings belonging to differe...
July 12, 2010
A “Semmozhi Poonga” was established at the Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute here recently with the college students taking up a mass tree plantation progra...
June 18, 2010
A total of 10,13,643 saplings were planted in Virudhunagar district during the mass plantation drive conducted on June 5.In a statement, District Revenue Officer B. Ganesan said enumerator...
June 11, 2010
The enforcement of coastal management practices plan for conservation and restoration of mangroves along the sea coast is gaining momentum. Special measures initiated by the district adminis...
June 7, 2010
As one travels to Huligal village, an avenue of banyan trees greets you, creating a wonderful canopy for over a distance of 3 km. A world away from the flyovers and large roads on the Tumkur Highw...