The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) with support from Uttar Pradesh forest department and an NGO Wild Life SOS Saturday launched a research project to study and translocate wild jackals from Akbar's Tomb area in Agra to save blackbucks.
A peacock, suffering from arthritis and neuro problems due to unusual cold conditions, has been rescued and admitted to a veterinary clinic for treatment near here by Forest Department officials, officials said.
The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed the forest department of Delhi government to give an exact count of trees on the Vikaspuri to Janakpuri stretch here on outer ring road where an elevated road would be coming up.
Furious over continued leopard attacks on humans, villagers near the Katarniaghat forest reserve in Uttar Pradesh`s Bahraich district roughed up forest officials and held them captive for several hours, an official said Wednesday.
The mining department is not the only state agency responsible for what Goa assembly`s PAC report has pegged as a Rs.3,500 crore illegal mining scam. The role of Goa`s forest department is equally dubious, the report noted.