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Sunday, October 26, 2014
For most tourists taking the road to Srisailam, the view of the imposing dam with river Krishna’s waters gushing out of its gates and a darshan of Lord Mallikarjuna Swamy is not enough without a g...
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, Andhra Pradesh
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The palm tree was once profuse on the outskirts of Madurai. Sadly, the bountiful tree is vanishing from the horizon thanks to rapid urbanization.
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, flora and fauna
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July 3, 2011
Residents seek BBMP forest official's suspension
June 11, 2011
Representatives of citizen groups from Mysore, Hunsur and Kodagu have petitioned the Karnataka State Human Rights Commission to identify the failures that led to two wild elephants straying into M...
June 5, 2011
The theme of this year's World Environment Day (June 5) — ‘Forests: Nature at Your Service' — underscores the intrinsic link between the quality of life and the health of f...
March 22, 2011
As part of the measures taken for ensuring the rights of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers to access and use the Minor Forest Produce, the Union Environment Ministry...
DENKANIKOTTAI (KRISHNAGIRI DISTRICT),
December 13, 2010
The Pasumai Theekkanru scheme announced by R. Natarajan, Director, Fire Service and Rescue Service Department, to plant 10,000 saplings all over the state in fire stations have been violated...
November 29, 2010
State governments will get Rs.5,000 crore grants over the next five years for not cutting trees and maintaining ecological balance, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said...
September 4, 2010
A new study has revealed that more than 80 percent of the farmlands created in the tropics between 1980 and 2000 came into existence after cutting forests.As a result it sends carbon into t...
July 29, 2010
A band of 100 masked people staged a violent environmental protest in a quiet Moscow suburb, hurling Molotov cocktails and fireworks at city hall while objecting to plans for clearing a local fores...
July 6, 2010
One of the world’s largest paper companies is destroying Indonesia’s rainforests, the global environmental group Greenpeace said Tuesday.Greenpeace said the Asia Pulp and Paper...
May 11, 2010
The natural systems that support life on earth, from the Amazon forests to coral reefs, are close to the tipping point of collapse because of human activities, a new study on the global biodiversi...
June 30, 2011
Developmental pressure on forests and their unscrupulous exploitation have caused “severe depletion” of Himalayan medicinal wealth, a government report said and warned that the situati...
June 10, 2011
The impact of climate change is likely to result in large-scale changes in the biodiversity of the Northeast, a study has revealed.
The study, sponsored by The Energy and Resource Inst...
April 15, 2011
The Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) on Friday said that large-scale illegal mining was on in Karnataka particularly in Bellary district in connivance with officials and pu...
February 3, 2011
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III ordered Thursday a moratorium on the cutting down of trees in the country?s fast dwindling forests.Under Executive Order 23, the Department of Enviro...
December 3, 2010
Deforestation hit a peak in 2004 but has fallen thanks to government action and the impact of the global financial crisis. »
October 21, 2010
Homo sapiens may not have been responsible for the five distinct spasms of extinctions in geological time that began an estimated 440 million years ago, but humans are centrally implicated in the o...
August 24, 2010
After a long drawn-out consultation process, the Union government has finally pronounced its verdict against Vedanta Alumina’s $1.7-billion plan to mine bauxite in the Niyamgiri Hills...
July 24, 2010
Increased use of satellite data and new tactics to deter loggers have led to the drop, says the Brazilian environment agency, Ibama.
May 27, 2010
Delegates from more than 50 countries and international organisations agreed in Oslo on Thursday to launch an interim partnership to support developing countries' efforts to fight deforestat...
May 6, 2010
India figures among the world’s worst 10 countries causing environmental damage, according to a new study which lists Brazil as the most polluting country.The research led by professor...
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French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 economics Nobel Prize for his analysis of market power and regulation.