November 14, 2014
The areas of Paritala, Nandigama, Vissannapet, Avanigadda and Nuzvid in Krishna district may soon be flush with greenery, thanks to the State-sponsored ‘Karthika Vanamahotsavams’ designed to...
October 26, 2014
The Bandar division police are maintaining several varieties of plants being grown on the Manginapudi beach as a part of their green drive. A small holding, a few meters from the sea, has b...
October 25, 2014
About 3.2 lakh students in the three affected districts in Andhra Pradesh would participate in the programme.
July 29, 2014
The sandy beach at Suryalanka, a coastal village 10 k.m. away from Bapatla, has been attracting a lot of tourists for the last few years. Ever since the Andhra Pradesh Tourist Development Corporat...
May 30, 2014
EGREE Foundation launches awareness programme on protecting flora. Boats with firewood reach the shore in the early hours of the day and sales continue till sunrise. According to official records there are 34 species in the Godavari mangroves including 16 mangrove species and 18 associated ones.
T. LALITH SINGH,
May 25, 2014
The zoo has added 90 animals representing 36 different species in last couple of years including giraffe, cheetah, lions, marmosets and so on. As of now, we have 1,400 specimens from 160 different species – P. Mallikarjuna Rao Director of State Zoos
May 21, 2014
Prevent Polythene – Protect Planet, or P4, is a drive by a group of eco warriors, which has chosen Sundays to educate people about the need to say no to plastics »
April 22, 2014
300-odd school students don the role of artists at poster design contest organised by Essar and The Hindu. The competition was held in two categories – juniors (classes 4 to 7) and seniors (classes 8 to 10).
April 9, 2014
Four trees on Cunningham Road have been marked for being felled to make way for road development work under Tender SURE project.Hasiru Usiru, an organisation working for environment issues,...
February 6, 2014
Some environmentalists, students and people inhabiting nearby villages walked through the rapidly shrinking Vellimalai forest
November 13, 2014
Environmental activist Chandi Prasad Bhatt visits Hudhud-affected areas. BCT secretary B. Sri Ram Murthy said instead of giving importance to numbers, the trees that withstand the gale like neem, jamun and ‘neredu’ should be given priority while restoring greenery.
October 26, 2014
A control room has set up on green issues and it can be contacted over phone No. 7702377377. The Forest Department would provide the fully grown saplings from different nurseries in the State and if need be get them from other states, the Minister said.
August 27, 2014
APIIC ties up with Germany-based GIZ for technical assistance. But, it has a poor ambience, thanks to absence of greenery and bad road conditions. As a result, those who pass through this ‘concrete jungle’ are facing the ill-effects of pollution.
July 6, 2014
It was a totally different experience for a small group of nature lovers who undertook a trekking into mangrove areas behind the Visakhapatnam International Airport on Sunday.They came acros...
May 26, 2014
They have completed renewal of registration of their vessels with the Fisheries Department and MPEDA. Most of the boat owners have completed renewal of registration of their vessels with the Fisheries Department and Marine Product Export Development Authority. Insurance of crew is also completed.
May 22, 2014
Proposal to expand the tank is being met with stiff resistance from villagers, says DFO. In increasingly testing times where the winged visitors are perceived as causing water contamination and pollution, forest officials are struggling to maintain the natural bird reserve site.
May 9, 2014
Birds which arrived in March are likely to stay till next season: forest officials. The present water level in the pond is more than four feet deep that promises a better living environment and feed for the birds within sanctuary itself. »
April 16, 2014
A herd raids the standing crops in 12 acres of fiels in a few villages in Kuppam. he forest officials heaved a sigh of relief following the long absence of wild elephants in the zone later. »
April 6, 2014
Villagers In Kawal Tiger Reserve’s buffer zone face eviction »
February 4, 2014
‘Neralu’ is aimed at reminiscing about the Garden City