Exporting e-waste to Asia worked out 10 times cheaper than processing it in within these countries."

Over three dozen illegal quarries on the fringes of the Sathyamagalam Tiger Reserve (STR), which for years have been the source of polluting stone dust and constant din, will have to now close down

Even as news of a staggering 30 per cent increase in India’s endangered tiger population is celebrated the world over, the survey methodology has drawn criticism from ecologist Ullas Karanth, direc

The Forest Department will soon ink an agreement with private companies to acquire wildlife corridors around tiger reserves.

Companies prefer informal dealers as they offer better rates: study

Barring Kerala, none of the States has responded to MoEF

In its newly re-constituted avatar, the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) is as good as an “illegal body,” having flouted several guidelines mandated by the Wildlife Protection Act (WLPA), say wil

Amid controversy and debate over the precise impact of global warming on the Himalayas, glaciologists analysed a massive cache of data on the mountain range and have concluded that it lost 13 per c

In a decision that is bound to antagonise conservation scientists, the State Forest Department has clamped down on field research in tiger reserves and will neither renew nor grant fresh permits to enter these forests.

The State's five tiger reserves — Bandipur, Nagarahole, Anshi-Dandeli, Bhadra and B.R. Hills — will no longer be accessible for field research, according to Principal Chief Conservator of Forests B.K. Singh.

Before the turn of the century no less than 56 per cent of India's forests will be transformed under global warming, and among the most vulnerable will be the Western Ghats, says a new study published in the latest edition of Current Science .