BHUBANESWAR: For nature lovers of the Capital, here is a chance to hit the nature

BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to keep the marauding elephants away from the Capital, Wildlife Wing of the Forest Department has embarked upon a project which will not only create a fodder zone for the jumbos but also strengthen protection measures for the City abutting the Chandaka Elephant Sanctuary.

BHUBANESWAR: The recent forest fires across the State and rise in February temperature could be the effect of the climate change and global warming. Migratory birds coming to Orissa are affected too by these phenomena, going by their number.

Orissa plans to manage them WITH wildlife habitat getting fragmented, elephants are more frequently straying into urban areas and causing mayhem. On January 1, a herd of elephants entered the Berhampur University campus and went on a rampage near campus staff quarters. The son of a staff member was injured. A few days before that a tusker had strayed into Jagannath Vihar, a residential

BHUBANESWAR: The wildlife wing of the Forest department has raised concerns over the setting up of 1,000 mw thermal power plant proposed by Tata Power Company at Naraj.

Its proximity to critical sites, impact of pollution on them as well as on the wildlife are issues the wildlife wing is worried about.