Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 23:58
Madras High Court has ordered issue of notices to the Centre on a PIL seeking direction to enact a legislation similar to the Traditional Forest Dwellers Act, 2006, to protect rights of fishermen.
Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 16:03
A 45-year-old woman was killed by an elephant in nearby Mettupalayam in the district on Friday, police said.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 18:28
An expert has claimed to have come up with definitive evidence that there is indeed life after death.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 00:44
A high-resolution global map of forest extent, loss and gain has been developed the help of Google Earth by a group of scientists.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 23:58
Heavy rains played spoilsport during Prince Charles visit to the Elephant corridor in Vazhachal Forest range in Thrissur district Tuesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 19:37
Five lions, including two cubs, were released back into the wild by forest officials near Kotamba in Amreli district, after treating them for various diseases.
Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 00:21
Two persons were arrested on Thursday on the charge of killing a non-poisonous snake and consuming its meat at hilly Valparai in the district, forest officials said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 22:22
Two leopards were found dead today in and around the Gir forest and its surrounding areas.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 19:11
A rarely seen cat has been caught on camera along with four other wild feline species in a previously unsurveyed rain-forest in the world`s third largest island in Indonesia.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 19:01
The National Green Tribunal Friday directed the Vice Chairman of Delhi Development Authority to ensure issuance of notification stating that an environmentalist and a forest expert or official shall be part of UTTIPEC which gives go ahead to developmental projects.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 17:34
Despite a continuous fall in forest cover in the country over the years, the Environment Ministry has failed to effectively implement its afforestation programme to meet the challenge, an official document has revealed.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 21:38
The Supreme Court Monday permitted traders to carry on their business activities, including erecting tents and pandals for marriage functions and parties, on forest land in Haryana.
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