In a state ridden by man-animal conflict, the Uttarakhand Government is contemplating increasing the ex-gratia and other compensation amount provided to wildlife attack victims.

Over 3,000 trees will be felled for widening of the Rudraprayag-Gaurikund road in Rudraprayag district under the All-Weather Roads Project.

Even as efforts are on to speedily move towards construction of proposed Indo -Nepal joint venture — Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project— resentment against the project continues to grow on ground in

Vulture conservationists have stressed on the need to form state Vulture Conservation Action Plan to protect the species as electrocution continues to be a major threat to them in Uttarakhand.

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has approved Rs 3.40 crore Tiger Relocation Plan for the Rajaji Tiger Reserve. The plan was prepared by the Wildlife Institute of India in 2010.

Climate change continues to hit faunal biodiversity, leading to glaring changes in habitat and hastening up the generally long drawn process of extinction of species.

Dr Vir Singh, Director of the Department of Environmental Science in the prestigious GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, says fortification of photosynthesis is the key to mitigate th

Forest officials visit Panna Tiger Reserve for training

Forest fires that engulfed major parts of Uttarakhand hills can now be instrumental in polluting water bodies.

The evaluation of loss of forest wealth in Uttarakhand due to forest fires continues to be a tedious affair.