Bacterial microbes emitting methane, coupled with effluents containing traces of petroleum, are the culprits behind the froth and the recent fire in Belandur lake, a study by the Department of Envi

MANMADE: The 40-foot deep Bellandur lake has silt deposit up to 35 feet, according to local residents.

Work in progress on the Yettinahole project in Sakleshpur taluk, Hassan district.

The member-secretary (MS), Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), and its chief environment officer (CEO) are under the scanner after a City-based industrialist filed a complaint with the

A house in HSR Layout has become the first and smallest solar power-generating station in the country after the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) signed a power purchase agreement (PPA)

IISc study at 19 locations near water bodies reveals high level of contamination

Crested serpent eagle, one of the birds sighted during the census.

The Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS), where tigers have been sighted recently, is also rich in bird diversity. The first-ever bird survey, which concluded on Sunday, recorded 19 more bird species than compiled earlier. Of the new species, at least 13 are confirmed to have been reported here for the first time.

Lead content in the dust, if not checked every day, can turn hazardous.

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has written to the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to clean the pavements and construct better roads to check air pollution levels in the City.

Fifty direct sightings reported during the recent census
increasing tribe? The sighting of cubs with mother in various forests during this time, according to the officials, indicates the presence of breeding tigers.

With more than 50 direct sightings reported in the Karnataka tiger reserves and wildlife sanctuaries during the National Tiger Census, 2013, the Forest department believes that the population of big cats is on the rise in the State due to successful conservation measures.

Move to check influence by VIPs to accommodate their candidates

Increased interest in wildlife has seen a rush of volunteers to count big cats. The National Tiger Census 2013, commencing on Wednesday at Bandipur and Naghole tiger reserves, has drawn enthusiastic volunteers in their droves.