A new hydro-power project will be set up in Kedarnath by the Uttarakhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (UREDA) to provide sufficient electricity to the valley.

DEHRADUN: Two years after the devastating floods in Uttarakhand, with three months to go before the UN-led climate conference in Paris, a workshop on 'Stocktaking for Sub-National Adaptation Planni

The Great Indian Bustard (GIB) is even more endangered than tigers. There are just 200 individuals of this bird species left in different parts of the country.

DEHJRADUN: National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttarakhand government to furnish explanation before it on why helicopters are flying so low over the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary (KWLS) a

The forest department is working on getting ready two enclosures, one at Chidiyapur range of Haridwar Forest Division and the other at Haldwani Forest Division, to trap and sterilize monkeys.

DEHRADUN: The state forest department has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking permission for dredging in around 1,300 hectares in the Ganga and its tributaries at various places in the Haridwar d

If the Uttarakhand government has its way, lakhs of chir pines will be cut down in the name of curbing forest fires that have become rampant of late.

For the convenience of tourists and bird watchers thronging the Asan Conservation Reserve (ACR) to catch a glimpse of migratory birds, the state forest department will release the first wetland map

The Kosi-Gaula-Nandhaur-Sharda region, in the Shivalik-Bhabar tract, comprises the western circle of the terai tiger habitat.

DEHRADUN: During the tiger census last year, 22% of the of big cats in the country were found to roam in areas that were not tiger reserves or protected forests.