July 4, 2014
A.P. given permission to sell 8,400 MT in global market. The sources said the seized logs would be auctioned in two phases and the entire process would be completed in two or three months. The auctioning-cum-tendering system would be initiated in the next few weeks.
June 27, 2014
The greyish white bird is likely to begin its breeding season soon. It can be seen in complete white colour during the nesting period, said S. Sreedhar, Chief Conservator of Forests, Wildlife, Eluru Division.
June 24, 2014
The areas include reserved and protected forest land
June 7, 2014
Options include adopting poaching camps, funding relocation of tribals and acquiring elephant corridors
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.
May 28, 2014
Fears over the boats being used for poaching of animals and smuggling of rare herbal plants. The NSTR has an area of 5,937 sq.km., and it includes the Gundla Brahmeshwaram Wildlife Sanctuary in the Nallamalla forest consisting of 3,568 sq.km. core area spread across Nalgonda, Guntur, Mahabubnagar, Kurnool and Prakasam districts.
May 26, 2014
The duo has turn down suggestions to chop the neem tree and opt for expansion of their cool drinks shop
April 1, 2014
India is rich in many natural resources. There are a significant number of forests in our country, and they are home to different species of wildlife. They act as a natural pollution controlling s...
February 6, 2014
Some environmentalists, students and people inhabiting nearby villages walked through the rapidly shrinking Vellimalai forest
January 30, 2014
According to NGOs, a number of trees were felled in Karian Shola area, while forest officials said that the said site was closer to Erumaiparai.
July 3, 2014
The task force on redsanders will soon don a new ‘avatar'. The ‘image makeover’ does not merely mean a change in the police-forest manpower ratio, but more teeth to pounce on the kingpins.W...
June 25, 2014
DRI gets important clues following seizure of precious cargo in port area. The initial needle of suspicion pointed towards the collaboration between the smugglers and Central Excise officials, as the container was declared as ‘factory stuffed’ with the seal of the Central Excise.
June 16, 2014
Rosewood trees are special and hence covered by a special Act to protect them.One tree in Yaanaipallam, Tamil Nadu, stands tall among others. Read on, to find out why.
June 6, 2014
Lavender Canal, once a fresh water canal, is a stinking drain today. During summer , they get a breather, but the worse comes during monsoon and winter season.
May 29, 2014
The contentious Polavaram (Indira Sagar) multi-purpose project envisages construction of a mega dam across the Godavari near Polavaram village in West Godavari district.The project has been...
May 26, 2014
Commotion prevailed at Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park on Monday, as the officials geared up to welcome two new visitors to the famed menagerie of the temple city. Decked in two cages, the...
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. »
March 31, 2014
While the ippa trees will shed their leaves completely in another 10 days, the red colour on the leaves of the pusugu trees can be seen for a fortnight more before they turn green. »
February 3, 2014
The State government has drawn up plans to create 32 in the forests, especially in Kodagu, Shimoga, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Chikmagalur and Mysore districts, for protecting both the people resid...
January 29, 2014
The State Cabinet on Tuesday cleared the Forest Department’s proposal on pulpwood planting involving an expenditure of Rs. 73.83 crore during 2014-2020.Sources told The Hindu that th...