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Mangroves on public land to be notified as protected forest in Mira Bhayandar

Mangroves on public land to be notified as protected forest in Mira Bhayandar

The administration has finally woken from its slumber to launch a survey to identify, demarcate and notify mangrove cover as reserved fo...Read More

Aarey tree felling: What does ‘status quo’ mean?

Aarey tree felling: What does ‘status quo’ mean?

MMCRL is interpreting the court order to imply that the "status quo (is) to be maintained only with respect to cutting of trees."

Metro 3 carshed: Alternate sites were vetted

Metro 3 carshed: Alternate sites were vetted

In the technical committee stage, five more locations – Backbay Reclamation, Mumbai Port Trust, Dharavi, Sariput Nagar and Kanjurmarg wer...Read More

The day Mumbai’s trees were beheaded

The day Mumbai’s trees were beheaded

Last weekend, as the authorities began felling trees, swarms of riot police descended in the wooded enclave that is known as Aarey Milk C...Read More

Opposition parties slam Shiv Sena, BJP for 'slaughter' of trees in Aarey

Opposition parties slam Shiv Sena, BJP for 'slaughter' of trees in Aarey

In a veiled dig at Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray, the Nationalist Congress Party asked where were the "fake environment lovers" when ...Read More

City college survey reveals 59% believes Aarey is a forest

City college survey reveals 59% believes Aarey is a forest

The survey report reveals 59 per cent of people believe Aarey is a forest. On the contrary, there is an ongoing debate wherein the MMRCL,...Read More

Powers to shoot in forest dubbed as ‘little force’

Powers to shoot in forest dubbed as ‘little force’

Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar disclosed this in a written reply to Sushil Kumar Singh (JD-U).

Mumbai: Female leopard found dead in Thane jungle

Mumbai: Female leopard found dead in Thane jungle

Thane: A four-year-old female leopard was found dead in the Yeoor jungle situated in Thane on Saturday morning. The incident came to ligh...Read More

Maharashtra: Decomposed tigress carcass found in forest in Akola

Maharashtra: Decomposed tigress carcass found in forest in Akola

Akola (Maharashtra): The decomposed carcass of a tigress was found Sunday in a forest in Maharashtra’s Akola district, police said.

Body of leopard found in Odisha reserve

Body of leopard found in Odisha reserve

Angul: A body of a leopard was found in Kanloi Reserve under the Chhendipada forest range on Saturday. Forest officials came to know abou...Read More

Maharashtra: Tiger kills woman in Tadoba reserve

Maharashtra: Tiger kills woman in Tadoba reserve

Nagpur: A 40-year-old woman was Sunday mauled to death by a tiger in Wasera village under Shioni forest range of the Tadoba Andhari Tiger...Read More

Tiger killing: Five booked, black magic angle suspected

Tiger killing: Five booked, black magic angle suspected

Forest department on Thursday booked five persons in connection with killing of a tiger in Ratapani. An eight-year-old tiger was found de...Read More

Rajasthan: Man’s body found hanging in Kota forest, suicide suspected

Rajasthan: Man’s body found hanging in Kota forest, suicide suspected

Kota: The body of a 24-year-old man was on Tuesday found hanging from a high tension electric pole in the forest area in Kota’s Rojadi vi...Read More

Forest Flash! In search of an elusive owl

Forest Flash! In search of an elusive owl

It had been raining all over India for almost a week now. Here in the Central Indian forests, fortunately the downpour meant that our mov...Read More

74 tigers have died in Madhya Pradesh, says ex-officer

74 tigers have died in Madhya Pradesh, says ex-officer

Bhopal: At least 74 tigers have died in Madhya Pradesh in the last two and a half years, a retired forest officer said, expressing concer...Read More

Himachal Pradesh: 15-year-old girl raped by five men in forest near Palampur

Himachal Pradesh: 15-year-old girl raped by five men in forest near Palampur

Dharamshala: A 15-year-old girl was allegedly raped by five men in a forest near Palampur, a police official said on Friday. The accused ...Read More

Maharashtra reports 1,500 forest fire cases in five weeks, most of them were man-made

Maharashtra reports 1,500 forest fire cases in five weeks, most of them were man-made

Mumbai: More than 1,500 forest fire cases were reported between February and March across the state out of which most of them were man-ma...Read More

Indore: Tranquilised leopard leaves SDO with 10 stitches

Indore: Tranquilised leopard leaves SDO with 10 stitches

Indore: A leopard strayed into Palhar Nagar creating panic among residents on Friday. A forest team that arrived on the scene had to toil...Read More

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Bhopal: Figure of tiger deaths in other states not accurate, claim forest officials

Bhopal: Even after series of deaths of big cats in State, forest department is all out to defend itself stating that other states which l...Read More

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Bhopal: Forest dept seeks removal of high tension power lines

Bhopal: Taking note of tigers dying of electrocution in Shahdol-Umaria belt, the forest department has asked energy department to install...Read More

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