Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:50
A panel constituted by the Environment Ministry is likely to visit Okhla Bird Sanctuary area next week as part of the Ministry`s efforts to demarcate the eco-sensitive zone around it.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 19:23
Goa government has urged the Union Environment Ministry to have a zero buffer zone around Salim Ali bird sanctuary in the State and simultaneously reduce the buffer area limit around remaining six wildlife sanctuaries.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:02
National Green Tribunal had said no completion certificate will be issued to projects within 10 km of the sanctuary.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 20:54
Areas surrounding Sikkim`s three sanctuaries, which are home to carnivores, herbivores, birds and magnificent rhododendron forests, will soon be declared as Eco-Sensitive Zones by the Centre.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 22:20
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday asked the forest department to expedite the work for developing Keshopur Chhamb Bird Sanctuary as a tourist destination.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 10:27
The arrival of winged visitors to Chilika Lake, the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country, has dropped this season with 1.58 lakh fewer migratory birds sighted than the previous season.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 20:51
With the onset of winter, patrolling has been stepped up in Chilika lake, which attracts thousands of winged guests during this time every year.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 21:17
The National Green Tribunal Monday asked Uttar Pradesh government to send its proposal regarding the eco-sensitive zone around Okhla bird sanctuary, near where building construction is on, to the MoEF.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 19:01
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Tuesday directed Uttar Pradesh government to show the order by which Okhla bird sanctuary has been notified as a sanctuary under the Indian Wildlife Protection Act.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 23:16
The registrar of an engineering college on the Delhi-Agra highway was Monday sent to jail by an Uttar Pradesh court here for polluting a lake, a wildlife department official said.
Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012, 21:09
The Rajasthan government has declared the area surrounding the Keoladeo National Park as a `silent zone` to provide a serene habitat to the park`s birds, officials said Friday.
Last Updated: Monday, May 28, 2012, 16:20
Migratory storks arriving at the Bharatpur bird sanctuary in Rajasthan`s Keoladeo National Park have raised hopes of an early monsoon.
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