NAINITAL: Kumaon’s western forest circle constitutes one-third of the tiger population of the country which is outside of tiger reserves, with 130 big cats living in the region, according to a new

NAINITAL: Over 140 leopards and tigers have been declared maneaters in Uttarakhand in just 15 years, according to the state forest officials.

NAINITAL: With the discovery in Uttarakhand recently, the total number of varieties of butterflies found in the hill state is 453.

NAINITAL: Uttarakhand forest department officials have spotted 32 tigers in the Terai-East division of Kumaon for the first time, giving conservationists a reason to rejoice.

Nainital: In an alarming indication of the falling quality of soil in the state, more than 80% of 28,000 samples from across six districts of Kumaon have shown below average presence of essential e

NAINITAL: Thousands of people living in 83 villages of Kumaon region, which are close to rivers, are now at the mercy of the weather after the monsoon reached Uttarakhand on Wednesday.

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF), in an affidavit to the Uttarakhand High Court on Monday, mentioned that a total of 922 incidents of forest fires had occurred in Uttarakhand, d

NAINITAL: Raging forest fires in Uttarakhand could have a devastating effect on the state's glaciers which are the lifeline of the major rivers flowing through India's northern plains.

Nainital-based veteran photographer Anup Sah, whose pictures of blazing forests in Kumaon have gone viral on social media, has said that a number of factors, including climate change and official a

NAINITAL: Not only the plains of north and western India, but several parts of hill state Uttarakhand are also staring at the water shortage with the onset of summer.