Trees of Bengaluru are an orphaned lot. With nominated tree officers failing to take charge, they are fast falling prey to indiscriminate axing.

In a first for the country, the Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) has set up a 49.5 hectare (122 acres) fenced, forested elephant sanctuary. Elephants can move about freely in the enclosure.

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A report titled "Tigers of the Trans-boundary Terai Arc Landscape" was released on Wednesday at the second stocktaking meet of the Global Tiger Recovery Programme (GTRP), being held in Dhaka from 1

M Chockalingam (Judicial Member) and R.

BANGALORE: Karnataka is home to 41 green buildings, the fourth largest figure for any state in the country. Of them, 39 are in Bangalore.

Green buildings are fast catching the imagination of the people. Though the penetration level is just around 5%, the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) is happy the residential sector is coming up with such buildings. Going by industry prediction, the residential sector — both independent houses and residential apartments — are set to outnumber commercial buildings by 2030 in India.