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Thursday, December 11, 2014
There is little clarity on plans of the police and HMDA to beef up security at the national park despite recent instances of crime. Meanwhile, the Forest Department has decided to install 30 CCTV cameras inside KBR Park along the walkers track. Apart from that, four handheld scanners and two metal detectors will also be installed.
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May 25, 2013
A 24-year-old zoo worker mauled by a tiger at an animal park in Cumbria in northern England has succumbed to her injuries, police said on Saturday.
Sarah McClay was in the big cat enclosu...
March 4, 2013
As signatories to a wildlife trade treaty meet in Bangkok, it is useful to note that ‘legal’ selling of existing ivory and tiger skin stockpiles increases the threat to endangered species by creating a smokescreen for illegal sales
February 11, 2013
Elephants once majestically walked down the Thadagam Valley during the migratory season. Today, intolerant people and a changing landscape trouble the gentle giants, finds out Akila Kannadasan »
January 5, 2013
Census is carried out in tiger reserves and sanctuaries twice a year »
December 14, 2012
Butterfly enclosure likely to be ready by the end of next month, says curator »
October 28, 2012
The State government is planning to declare the 148 sq. km. buffer zone of Silent Valley National Park as the new Bhavani-Kadalundi Wildlife Sanctuary “for ensuring long-term protection of the ent...
October 12, 2012
Number expected to be considerable this year given high water level
August 29, 2012
VMC officials exploring the possibility of leasing them out to generate revenue
August 22, 2012
Even as it extended its interim order banning tourist activities in the core areas of tiger reserves, the Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre for inaction on protecting the tiger popul...
July 7, 2012
The Coast Guard’s proposal to install a radar on the tiny island of Narcondam in the Andaman and Nicobar cluster threatens to wipe out the last of the 350 endangered Narcondam Hornbills, which are...
May 5, 2013
National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) has sanctioned Asian Seabass seed production unit — the first in Andhra Pradesh — in Krishna District. With brackish water aquaculture activity gaining...
February 21, 2013
Author and nature lover Zai Whitaker wants to see future generations armed with more information on environment and wildlife
January 20, 2013
Five of the species were brought to city from Czech Republic zoo in Aug. 2011
January 2, 2013
An estimated 1.5 lakh visitors from the city and its suburbs thronged the Alipore Zoological Garden to celebrate the start of 2013.The figure is more than double the total number of those w...
November 11, 2012
Forest officials dug around the 12-foot-deep well, enabling animal to climb out
October 17, 2012
Pavan Sukhdev for accounting that is inclusive of real natural wealth
September 24, 2012
Need to install surveillance cameras, deploy anti-poaching watchers stressed
August 24, 2012
The issue of forest-dwelling communities and their rights have sunk in the controversy over ban on tourism in tiger reserves
July 18, 2012
With the lion safari and breeding centre gradually taking shape in about 300 hectares of Fisher forest in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh, purebred lions, unlike their counterparts in Gir and Jun...
June 14, 2012
The state forest department has networked its ground-level offices and jeeps involved in patrolling helping them keep connected across the six wildlife sanctuaries including a national park, which are part of the Western Ghat hill ranges.
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.