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Forest dept says no signs of sabotage in Talawe wetland

The department will be again visiting the site on Monday.

16 Apr 2018 1:36 AM

Fire lines to be laid for tackling forest blaze

In Thane region, forest areas in Shil and Yeoor are more prone to forest fires, said forest officials from Thane Division.

05 Mar 2018 1:45 AM

Forest dept survey to help tackle man-cat conflict

The forest department will also be collaborating with independent researchers along with the wildlife wardens and other forest staff.

12 Feb 2018 1:48 AM

Need separate allocation for rescue op tools: City wardens

There should be a provision of updated equipments in such operations, especially for those carried out at night.

01 Feb 2018 5:39 AM

A healing touch

Veterinary doctor Dr Deepa Katyal, who specialises in exotic animals, nursed a sick lizard back to health.

11 Jan 2018 12:38 AM


Fires in state’s jungles increased by 20% from 2015

The value of damage of standing crops excluding that of grass worked out to be Rs 32 lakh.

10 Jan 2018 3:11 AM

Forest encroaching on rise

Thane accounts for most of Maha’s cases in last 2 yrs; Mumbai 3rd on list.

10 Jan 2018 2:59 AM

Test leopards’ DNA, say Animal welfare officers

Animal welfare officers too said that such techniques should be used before declaring the trapped reveal leopards as “man-eaters”.

13 Dec 2017 3:21 AM

Bengal, Odisha to hold first-ever joint coastal security exercise

Every year, each state with a coastline in the Indian peninsula organises two such security exercises.

11 Nov 2017 2:05 AM

Photo-evidence proves presence of snow-leopards in Arunachal

Survey carried out by WWF India with Arunachal Pradesh Forest department has yielded evidence of feline through camera trap.

06 Oct 2017 8:11 AM


Snake catcher held for stunts posted on Facebook

Kumar said, “We had been receiving several complaints against him and were investigating his involvement in the cases.”

26 May 2017 1:48 AM

Forest dept studying leopards in, around SGNP

he study is being conducted to reduce the chances of a human-animal conflict.

21 May 2017 2:23 AM

Officials ask Vikhroli residents to not feed fox

According to the forest department, this was the first instance of fox attack in the city of Mumbai.

21 May 2017 2:20 AM

Juinagar residents spot 2 crocodiles

Forest dept promises to look into the matter and install warning signs in area.

08 May 2017 1:39 AM

Electric wire kills missing tiger’s son, three men arrested

Srinivas died after coming in contact with an electric fence used by a farmer.

28 Apr 2017 1:28 AM


In a first, forest dept raids snake stuntman’s home

Though he was later released, he has been issued a warning to not indulge in any unethical activity.

27 Apr 2017 7:05 AM

Authorities to visit Gorai mangroves site in May

A Dahisar activist who has been writing letters to the authorities, asking them to take action, alleged the visit has been delayed deliberately.

27 Apr 2017 6:59 AM

Forest department can’t find own report on Aarey forest

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC), which had begun soil testing in unit 19 of Aarey Milk Colony, was absent for the hearing.

11 Apr 2017 2:18 AM

Forest dept rues lack of amenities to trap leopards

Tells cops to make arrangements of lights, washrooms, etc.

01 Apr 2017 1:03 AM

Leopard visits Ghodbunder, picks up puppy, leaves

The department, along with experts associated with forest department, visited the area on Wednesday.

31 Mar 2017 1:35 AM