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Woman dragged away, killed by crocodile in Sundarbans

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:02

A 40-year-old woman was dragged away and partly devoured by a crocodile at Chhoto Mollahkhali in the Sundarbans in South 24 Parganas, police said.

Woman dragged away, killed by crocodile in WB

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 13:54

A 40-year-old woman was dragged away and partly devoured by a crocodile at Chhoto Mollahkhali in the Sundarbans in South 24 Parganas, police said on Saturday.

Tiger lifts elderly man in Sundarbans

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:01

A tiger pounced on an elderly man and disappeared with him into the jungles in the Sundarbans, Forest department sources said.

Sundarbans fire in Bangladesh brought under control

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 00:57

The major fire raging for the past two days in the Sundarbans in Bangladesh was controlled Friday evening by fire fighters and forest workers, an official said.

Climate change unites fishermen in Kutch, Sundarbans

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 16:00

Separated geographically by hundreds of miles, the drylands of Kutch in Gujarat and the wetlands of Sundarbans are bound by similarities in the effect climate change has on the farmers and fishermen.

Solar vehicles to replace `jugaad` vans in Sundarbans

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 13:40

To protect the ecologically-fragile islands of Sundarbans from noise and air pollution caused by motorised `jugaad` vans, an alternative public transport model has been built using solar-powered electric vehicles.

Vaishnavite families fighting religious restrictions in Bengal

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 12:34

To save themselves from grave health risks, conservative Vaishnavite families of Sundarbans are fighting religious restrictions which forced them to drink from contaminated pond water instead of hand pumps as it contain leather parts.

Climate change makes farmers go retro style

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 16:04

Climate change is inspiring farmers in Sundarbans to dig into their history to a time when their forefathers grew indigenous varieties of rice using green manure.

School where students also clean toilets

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 12:20

The teachers of Durbachati Milan Vidyapith and local activists teach students how to do the cleaning part themselves and even raise funds for the purpose.

Vagaries of nature driving Sundarban villagers mad

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 16:51

A number of environmental threats including that of climate change and man-animal conflict are driving villagers in Sundarban islands towards madness and even suicide.

`Climate change affecting health in Sundarbans`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 15:21

Frequent climatic shocks in the form of cyclones and floods in Sundarbans is playing havoc with the health of 4.5 million villagers staying in the fragile islands, experts say.

Villagers in the Sundarbans run groundwater treatment plant

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 15:31

A group of villagers in the Sundarbans have started running a groundwater treatment plant on their own.