Globally, traditional communities control 24 per cent of wild lands and 60 per cent of unprotected wilderness.
19 Feb 2020 6:46 AM
Activists have called for NMSEZ’s scrapping.
17 Feb 2020 4:37 AM
The information on disbursal of the amount to different states for the NCAP was provided in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
08 Feb 2020 1:53 AM
The budget for Project Tiger, too, has been reduced by Rs 50 crore.
02 Feb 2020 3:15 AM
The dust pollution in Mumbai is prevalent due to ongoing development projects however measures have been taken to control it.
22 Jan 2020 7:22 AM
Environmental groups and local fishermen from Uran on Friday wrote to the mangrove committee about the matter.
18 Jan 2020 5:45 AM
The environment minister agreed to a site inspection along with forest department and CIDCO officials.
17 Jan 2020 1:22 AM
On Thursday, the Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 25.3 degree Celsius i.e. three degrees lower than the previous day.
17 Jan 2020 1:18 AM
Locals stated that hundreds of trees have been chopped at the wetland site, where 728 trees were proposed to be cut for the project.
14 Jan 2020 1:30 AM
The tree cutting was carried out hastily and even the police was prevented from entering the barricaded plots.
13 Jan 2020 3:05 AM
People accuse Sena-led civic body of doublespeak over rehabilitation.
11 Jan 2020 1:52 AM
The MMRDA has also proposed to replant around 400 trees affected by the metro 4 along the 10km stretch between Teen Hath Naka and Kasarvadavali.
08 Jan 2020 2:23 AM
94 leopards were found dead in Maharashtra this year.
01 Jan 2020 2:04 AM
Move comes after delegation of fishermen met NCP’s Ajit Pawar.
25 Dec 2019 2:36 AM
The announcement comes a day after a delegation of fishermen met ministers Jayant Patil, Subhash Desai and the CM.
13 Dec 2019 2:07 AM
The move comes a week after a stranded leopard cub was rescued by the forest department from Yeoor.
13 Dec 2019 1:52 AM
On November 6, we had a meeting with the FC administration on the matter, but now they are asking the tribals to go to court and get a stay.
11 Dec 2019 3:15 AM
According to forest officials, there have been several cases of illegal entries at Yeoor forests.
09 Dec 2019 1:35 AM
Activists on Friday shared a video recording of the construction work being carried out at the site.
07 Dec 2019 2:35 AM
Several project-affected persons have been rehabilitated in Mahul, which is surrounded by chemical factories and refineries.
04 Dec 2019 3:38 AM