Iron fences put up by owners of private farms on the periphery of Gir forest in India’s […]
Indian parliament’s upper house today passed a bill — The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016 — that will allow the government to use 400 billion rupees of accumulated funds for conservation, protection, improvement and expansion of forest and wildlife resources of the country.
The Bill was earlier approved by the lower house, Lok Sabha, in May 2016.
India’s environment ministry has issued a new draft for notifying eco-sensitive zone in the Western Ghats, after the […]
Rajasthan state’s Public Works Department plans to widen a road running through Sariska tiger reserve, a plan that […]
The Rajasthan state has named a panel to study conflict between man and animals in Ranthambore National Park, after […]
Between 2004 and 2013, when United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was in power, 4.07 lakh hectares of forests […]