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The State Government ordered long ago that the bird habitat be transferred to the Forest Department. Due to procedural delays, the transfer has not been effected yet. D. MADHAVAN reports
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December 21, 2010
The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests through an order dated December 21, 2010, has directed the Kerala State Coastal Zone Management Authority (KSCZMA) to take appropriate action ag...
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...
July 29, 2010
Monarch butterflies — renowned for their lengthy annual migration to and from Mexico — complete an even more spectacular journey home than previously thought. New research from t...
July 10, 2010
One of Saddam Hussein’s greatest acts of ecological destruction — the draining of the Mesopotamian marshes — has been reversed as birds and rivers return to the region. Saddam Hus...
May 10, 2010
Having put the conservation of lakes and water bodies that have shrunk badly in and around the city in the last couple of decades on the priority list, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development...
April 22, 2010
District Collector M. Beena has asked agriculture and revenue department officials to complete by the end of this month the survey works in connection with the preparation of a data bank of the pad...
March 26, 2010
A giant crocodile was spotted on the Kukkarahalli Lake bund in the heart of the city on the Masanagangotri campus here on Thursday morning.It was after several years that the marsh crocodil...
February 27, 2010
Experts said here on Friday that wetlands can greatly help Vietnam cope with the impacts of climate change. The remarks were made at a conference on wetland conservation held here by the Vie...
January 21, 2010
The Forest Department here has proposed to implement the Silent Valley model eco-tourism project to save the ecologically fragile Nelliampathy Hills bordering the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve from t...
October 20, 2009
Birds that migrate from Yakut in Siberia during winters have started arriving at Chilika Lake in Orissa and local wildlife authorities have started setting up several camps to protect them f...
November 22, 2010
Held up due to ‘green concerns', the Navi Mumbai airport is all set to roll, with the Environment Ministry giving its nod for the much-delayed and badly needed airport. The N...
August 2, 2010
An action plan to curb further erosion
July 19, 2010
Maharashtra government to give preference to tribal and rural women's groups
May 27, 2010
A meeting of public representatives, political parties and officials convened here on Thursday by Finance Minister T.M. Thomas Isaac has proposed a package to clean and beautify the historic canals...
May 7, 2010
The Environment Ministry has set up a seven-member panel to study a proposal to reduce the size of wetland areas around the Kolleru lake sanctuary, one of the largest water bodies for migratory bi...
April 21, 2010
Several among the 70 known species of mangroves are at high risk of extinction and may disappear well before the next decade if protective measures are not enforced, warns the first global s...
March 23, 2010
A meet of environmentalists in the district held at Sulthan Bathery on the occasion of World Forest Day on Sunday demanded that the government declare Wayanad district as an ecologically fragile a...
February 10, 2010
The loss of wetlands is increasing at an alarming rate in Tamil Nadu and hence an integrated management action plan is required to conserve wetlands and wetland bio-diversity, Forest Minister N. S...
January 5, 2010
The wealth of flora and fauna the Pallikaranai marsh offers is unbelievable. But, sadly, all may be lost… if we do not step in to save it.
October 19, 2009
A 2,500-km-long expedition along the Ganga to “draw attention to the river in the context of global warming” successfully concluded on Saturday at Gangasagar, where the river meets the...
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