Govt. wants ESZ to be limited to 312.5 sq. km. instead of 1,201 sq. km proposed in draft notification

A fire that broke out a week ago in Bandipur destroyed hundreds of acres

Dept, MoEF to have final meeting on issue today
The Forest department is set to propose one-km radius around protected forest areas as eco-sensitive zone.

Union Minister for Environment and Forests, Prakash Javadekar has said that he has not received any proposal from the State government seeking protected tiger reserve tag for Cauvery Wild­life Sanc

As fanciful as it sounds, imagine an Aadhaar card-type unique identification system for elephants.

The pug marks of a wild tiger spotted by forest officials inside the Bannerghatta National and Biological Parks.

The State Cabinet has urged the Centre to declare ESZs around 31 protected areas.

This despite NTCA giving in-principle approval

A deadly virus is stalking the big cats, but the State Forest department is yet to wake up to the warning.

Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) has reportedly affected tigers in the northern and eastern parts of the country, killing two cubs in Patna Zoo, a couple of months ago.

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.