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Endangered Lemurs on verge of extinction

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 10:23

Scientists have revealed lemurs are on the verge of extinction as impoverished local people are hunting them, and also because their habitat is being destroyed.

Chhattisgarh to develop Asia`s biggest botanical garden

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 18:08

Asia`s biggest botanical garden will come up in Naya Raipur with the Chhattisgarh government initiating work on the eco-tourism project.

How a world without carnivores would be

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 13:38

In an attempt to make the world realise what significant roles carnivores play in keeping a balance in our ecosystem, scientists have pointed out the current state of world`s largest and the critical benefits they provide.

Centre committed to promoting eco-tourism: Jayanthi

Last Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 18:04

Union environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan today said the Centre is committed to promoting eco-tourism and has set up a committee to review guidelines for it.

Eco-tourism can stress wild orangutans

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 12:53

Wild orangutans can become stressed in the presence of eco-tourists over time.

Eco-tourism resort with adventure sports coming up

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 11:43

The quiet woods of Birbhum district in West Bengal will soon host a new eco-tourism project where tourists can stay in a solar-powered tents.

Eco-tourism to attract more people to Bihar

Last Updated: Friday, January 20, 2012, 23:18

Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation is taking a series of initiatives, including boosting eco-tourism, to attract more visitors.

Giant crocodile captured alive in Philippines

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 06, 2011, 09:27

Villagers and veteran hunters have captured a one-ton saltwater crocodile.

The Government of Haryana promotes eco-tourism

Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2011, 15:29

The Haryana government has stepped up efforts to encourage eco-tourism in the state, which is expected to provide an "incentive" for conserving nature.

US to promote Sikkim as an eco-tourism destination: Official

Last Updated: Friday, May 13, 2011, 23:34

The US would promote Sikkim as a popular eco-tourism destination among Americans.

Forest policy to strengthen Goa’s eco-tourism

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 04, 2011, 16:24

Goa government`s forest policy aims to boost eco-tourism initiatives.

Task Force for eco-tourism in Bihar

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 18:56

CM Nitish Kumar said his govt would set up a task force for developing eco-tourism in Bihar.