Experts and environmentalists have demanded that under government and common people must launch a joint effort for restoration of degraded lands.

Old, rusted or leaking water distribution pipelines lead to contamination of drinking water, putting health at risk, and municipal corporations must immediately address this problem, say researcher

PUNE: People's proactive role in protection and conservation of lakes in cities like Pune (Katraj and Lakaki lakes), Kolhapur and Bengaluru among others places has drawn the Centre's attention to t

Allegation that boats seized are returned after a few days

BANGALORE: Male parenting may be recent in humankind. But male members taking care of their brood is not new to the animal kingdom.

The road from General Post Office (GPO) towards the Balekundri Circle has a road divider with some big and beautiful trees.

The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore, in collaboration with the University of Kashmir, Srinagar, recently started a scoping study supported by the United

‘Stakeholders, State Govts Should Together Protect All Ramser Sites’

Thiruvananthapuram: Various stakeholders and state governments should come together to protect all Ramser-recognized wetland sites in the country, Infosys CEO Shibulal said. He was speaking at the first national seminar on Ramsar sites and wetland conservation in Alappuzha. India has 26 designated Ramsar sites and wetlands of international importance, with a total surface area of 6,89,131 hectares. While Kashmir, with four sites, tops the number of Ramsar sites in the country, Kerala, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh have three such sites each.

Certain section of population seeks relaxation of ban on tourism; specialists are against any dilution of the scheme

The Tamil Nadu Government’s latest notifications on demarcation of core and buffer zones of three tiger reserves in the State may still require a fine-tuning to strike a balance among ecology protection, tribal welfare and tourism promotion, feel conservationists and wildlife experts. As the demand for relaxation of the ban on tourism becomes shriller in the reserve areas, the specialists are against any dilution of the scheme spelt out in the notifications.