AHMEDABAD: On an average, 68 people die every day due to cancer in the state. A total of 24,667 people died of cancer in 2014. The figure was 23,966 in 2013.

AHMEDABAD: After the Gujarat high court ordered the closure of illegal resorts and hotels around Gir sanctuary, the state tourism department had legalized them under its home stay policy.

AHMEDABAD: The news that the tiger, T-71, from Ranthambore National Park (a tiger reserve) in Rajasthan, was sighted on the periphery of Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh (MP) has again pro

AHMEDABAD: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has earmarked areas within a 7-km radius of the boundary of Shoolpaneshwar wildlife sanctuary in Narmada district a

AHMEDABAD: The state forest department is getting ready to install GPS-aided 'camera traps' — a network of remotely operated system with motion and infrared sensors — in the Gir sanctuary.

AHMEDABAD: BJP-ruled Rajasthan government is likely to come to Gujarat's rescue over the issue of lion translocation from Gir to Kuno Palpur in Madhya Pradesh.

Gujarat will be getting newly hatched chicks of the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard from neighbouring Rajasthan.

Two Gujarat wetlands — Gosabara in Porbandar and Khijadiya in Jamnagar — have been selected by the ministry of forests and environment for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Coastal and

AHMEDABAD: Nearly half of the households in Gujarat lack toilets, according to the 2011 census. Of the 1.20 lakh households in Gujarat — the census says — 47.25% do not have toilets.

Lion census 2015 has pegged that the empire of the king of jungle is spread over 22,000 sq km — 2,000 sq km in Gir sanctuary and the rest outside.