SILCHAR: Notwithstanding the uncertainty over Barak dam, also known as Tipaimukh Hydro Electric Power Project, several NGOs and organizations have raised concern over the proposed construction of d

A few recommendations by the Indian Council of Forestry and Research and Education (ICFRE) have upset the National Council for Protection of Natural Resources (NCPNR), which is fighting a legal bat

Agartala: Northeast has recorded an increase in temperature by 0.08 degree Celsius in last decade along with static dispersion of seasonal weather phenomena in the region, Regional Director ICAR, N

Ecologists have long hypothesized that fragmentation of tropical landscapes reduces avian nest success. However, this hypothesis has not been rigorously assessed because of the difficulty of finding large numbers of well-hidden nests in tropical forests.

Pachmarhi biosphere reserve is one of the richest biodiversity regions of Madhya Pradesh. Various weeds are abundant in the croplands as well as in the forests of this region.

Green row: Govt resistance to UN proposal draws varied responses
''Hampi has the Unesco heritage tag.

Across the world there exists a large overlap of biodiversity hotspots with
areas experiencing high levels of socio-political and ethnic conflicts, making the

Plantation owners' strategy draws flak

PALAKKAD: Four environmental organisations have demanded that the State government and the Forest Department take stern action against some plantation owners who were trying to destroy the fragile ecology and environment of the Nelliampathy forest area in Palakkad district.

In a statement released at a media conference here on Wednesday, Tony Thomas of

Saying that the Western Ghats has been declared as one of the 18 biological hot spots of the world, Forest Minister Filipe Neri Rodrigues has said the Goa government has declared the entire Western Ghats corridor as protected area on account of the rich bio-diversity in the region.

Poornima Nataraj, Bangalore, Dec 17, DHNS: