The study, conducted by Prof T V Ramachandra, Centre for Ecological Sciences, IISc along with Uttam Kumar and Anandita Dasgupta, showed that the dense forest areas in the northern, central and sout

The Forest department has sent a proposal to the state government to declare Southern Bird Wing butterfly as the state butterfly.

Kishore, a resident of Ashwathnarayana Layout, rearranges the kitchen in his house which is flooded with rainwater for the past three days. DH photo

KLCDA officials unaware of their job; staff shortage hits work
Once a city of thousand lakes, Bengaluru is now left with just 210 of them; 80% of these are in a pathetic condition.

Depts pass buck as forest goes barren in key jumbo corridor
Constant quarrying has rendered the forest in theAnekal range barren.

Departments claim they have know-how for undertaking task
eco watch The frothing due to the flow of chemical effluents into the Bellandur lake has been a cause for concern.

Dept, MoEF to have final meeting on issue today
The Forest department is set to propose one-km radius around protected forest areas as eco-sensitive zone.

Increasing vehicle numbers and respirable suspended particulate matter due to road dust and mud contribute to the high levels of pollution in Bengaluru. dh photo

Though there is no fear, the move to stop feeding poultry to animals is a precautionary measure, ZAK chairperson Rehana Banu has said.

According to the new rules, buffer zones should be strictly maintained around landfill sites.