forests

Forests are important, must be protected: Bombay High Court

Forests are important, must be protected: Bombay High Court

Mumbai: Every tree and plant is important to nature and they must be protected, held the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court recently. ...Read More

Water scarcity in Maharashtra’s Hingoli makes women, children roam in search of water

Water scarcity in Maharashtra’s Hingoli makes women, children roam in search of water

Hingoli: The water scarcity in Hingoli city and the rural areas has reached an alarming level. The ground water levels in this region hav...Read More

Bhopal: 15 held for gambling under cop’s shelter

Bhopal: 15 held for gambling under cop’s shelter

BHOPAL: Over 15 persons were arrested by police for gambling in forests on Sunday evening. The mastermind of the gang is identified as Sa...Read More

Secondary forests have shorter lifespans

Secondary forests have shorter lifespans

Washington: Secondary forests, or forests that have regrown after agriculture use, only last an average of 20 years, according to a recen...Read More

Richa Chadha becomes face of Save the Elephants campaign

Richa Chadha becomes face of Save the Elephants campaign

Mumbai: Actress Richa Chadha has become the face and voice of the Save the Elephants campaign by animal rights organisation PETA. An inte...Read More

Frozen Antarctica once had lush tropical forest

Frozen Antarctica once had lush tropical forest

Forests began to appear in Antarctica some 298 million years ago during the Permian geologic period, as glaciers retreated and the global...Read More

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Bhopal: Tribal youth learn how to preserve land, water

UMARIA: Around 100 tribal youth are learning how to protect and preserve land, water and forests through non-violent means at Rijhonjha v...Read More

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Rain gods may smile as Himachal battles forest fires

Shimla : Summer fires in Himachal’s grasslands and forests have caused 378 incidents, mainly in the low hills, and destroyed flora and fa...Read More

Raveena Tandon urges PM to save forests, wildlife

Raveena Tandon urges PM to save forests, wildlife

Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the safety of animals which she said will lose their habi...Read More

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Mumbai Trans Harbour Link gets ‘Green’ signal

Mumbai : In a major boost to the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) project, the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) and Forest Advisory Commi...Read More

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Climate justice has won: PM

New Delhi : Welcoming the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that climate justice has won and the d...Read More

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Trans Harbour Link project gets state coastal authority’s approval

Mumbai : In a boost for the ambitious Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), the state’s environmental body, Maharashtra Coastal Zone Manageme...Read More

Govt to open shops selling local herbal products

Govt to open shops selling local herbal products

Called ‘van dhan shops’, these would benefit villagers living close to forests

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Infant found abandoned in forest

Indore : An 8-month-old infant girl was found abandoned in the forest between Tillore Bujurd village and Tinchha Fall, on Wednesday.

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