The Centre has given environmental clearance for setting up a Rs 91 crore industrial hub in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka that would create job opportunities for about 17,000 people, a senio

There is a proposal for a blackbuck conservation reserve at Ummathur and Bagli villages in Chamarajanagar district to sustain their numbers in the wild.

Some time in early 2009, when the foresters at Bandipur Tiger Reserve planned to extend security cover to wildlife, they sought restriction on vehicular movement passing through the sanctuary.

A male tiger recently seen in the Bandipur Tiger Reserve Forest at Bandipur in Chamarajanagar district.

BRT Wildlife Sanctuary director S Lingaraja said on Tuesday that granite quarries around the tiger reserve are causing disturbance to the wildlife.

BANGALORE: As many as 1,800 tress have been cut to widen National Highway (NH) 212 which connects the State with Kerala.

'Huli,' developed by Forest department helps consolidation of data

Borewells are draining water into the earth, says expert

Setting up a ground water authority consisting of experts and imposing a moratorium on private borewells are essential to check the indiscriminate drilling of borewells, says an expert.

The move will prevent people from encroaching the forest land

One more wildlife sanctuary will dot Karnataka which already has 22 wildlife sanctuaries. The State government has officially declared a part of the Kollegala Range Forest as Male Mahadeshwara Wildlife Sanctuary. Off the 1,224 sqkm of the Range forest, 906.18 sqkm (90,618.75 hectares) has been declared as sanctuary.

Power utilities accused of not adhering to electricity rules.