PANAJI: A lengthy, two-decade long process of identifying private forests and a delay in demarcating and mapping the identified patches in Regional Plan (RP) 2021 has led to irreversible diversion

Panaji: The four hinterland talukas of Goa, partly in the range and partly in the foothills of Sahyadris account for 93% of the state's total forest cover of 1,225.12 sq km.

Panaji: The recent death of a large number of fish in Carambolim lake may be due to excessive growth of a weed that raised the biological oxygen demand in the water body.

Carambolim: A mass mortality of fish in Carambolim lake is raising a stink and along with it the suspicion that the health of the world famous birding spot may be deteriorating.

Panaji : Goa's first turtle conservation reserve at Galgibaga beach appears to be closer to realisation with Goa coastal zone management authority (GCZMA) granting approval in principle to a provis

Panaji: Pernem villagers are sore at being forced to accept the legislators' brand of development and being sidelined in participatory planning and governance, but now want to reassert their rights

Panaji: Impact of concretization of lakes, nullahs and water bodies by state agencies under beautification and flood protection schemes needs to be studied, as it adversely affects aquatic life, ec

A long delay in declaring a marine park around the twin islands off Mormugao with a rich diversity of corals and marine life is raising a concern about the likely impact of neglect and pollution.

PANAJI: Continuous and rampant reclamation of mangrove areas in flagrant violation of CRZ rules around the city is likely to lead to significant disruption in tidal movements and displacement of wa

Goa's fragile and already-stressed environment is under serious threat with the scale of destruction only increasing as time passes by.