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Wild elephant goes on rampage, kills four in Tamil Nadu

Four people including a 12-year old girl and two women were killed in when a wild elephant went on a rampage in a residential area of Coimbatore's Vellalore on Friday.

Forest department places two cages with baits to catch tiger

Forest department places two cages with baits to catch tiger

With the tiger killing cattle frequently at Sukla village in Rukhad forest range, its habitants were not venturing out of their house during the dark.

Bangladesh rescues over 300 birds of rare, endangered species

Bangladesh rescues over 300 birds of rare, endangered species

The Wildlife Crime Control Unit of Bangladesh's Forest Department has rescued about 300 birds of different rare and endangered species, officials said on Friday.

Forest dept staff in sensitive areas can carry arms: HP govt

Forest personnel posted in sensitive areas adjoining Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir can carry pistols, guns, revolvers or rifles during raids to check illegal felling and smuggling of trees.

Saplings planted in village panchayats

Saplings planted in village panchayats

The saplings, including teak and rain tree were raised on the banks of the Marudayar river basin, schools, and colleges besides either sides of highways.

Demand raised to roll back govt notification on tree-cutting

The Madhya Pradesh Van Adhikari/ Karmachari Sanyukta Morcha today demanded roll back of the Forest department's decision to free 53 species of trees, including those having religious and medicinal values, from the mandatory transit pass system.