Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of D.V. Girish Kalleshwara Estate Kaimara P.O.,Chikmagalur Karnataka Vs. The Secretary to Government (Environment and Ecology) Department of Forest Environment and Ecology dated 09/04/2015 regarding encroachment and illegal constructions being made in Bababudangiri and Mullayanagiri hill areas in the State of Karnataka.

'319 tourist spots will be developed providing basic facilities in the State'

Though illegal sand mining has been controlled to some extent due to the police action in the recent past, the villagers in Kadur taluk continue to bother about the sand miners.

BANGALORE: The National Green Tribunal has directed five real estate promoters to stop construction of resorts in eco-sensitive areas of Chikmagalur district until further orders.

The number of Chikungunya cases in Ramanagaram and Chikballapur districts seems to be increasing.

The dist accounts for 23 pc of total encroachments in State

A whopping 35,946 acres of forest land in Chikmagalur district, especially in the Sringeri range forest, has been encroached upon, according to documents submitted by the Samaj Parivarthan Samudaya (SPS) to the High Court, along with an affidavit.

Luckiest Member Of The 800-Strong Census Team Says There’s No Adventure Sport To Beat The Thrill

Bangalore: There is nothing that distinguishes Gopala Krishnaiah, 60, from the nearly 800 volunteers who were part of the tiger census that concluded on Monday. But the oldest of the volunteers was blessed with oodles of luck: In one hour, he spotted five tigers at Bhadra Tiger Reserve which extends across Shimoga and Chikmagalur districts.

Forest Minister Ramanath Rai on Wednesday stated that the State government has no plans of carving out new elephant corridor but has, nonetheless, allocated Rs 109.37 crore to a comprehensive project aimed at reducing man-animal conflict.
The project has been envisaged for 15 districts which have seen heightened elephant activity.

Destruction of evergreen forest in Salur and Bilalkoppa villages of Narasimharajapura taluk was as serious as the mining scam of Bellary

Founder president of National Committee for Protection of Natural Resources (NCPNR) S R Hiremath has alleged that the evergreen forest in Salur and Bilalkoppa villages of Chikkamagalur district had been encroached upon and the forest wealth had been destroyed. Both the villages come under Western Ghats.

RTI REVELATION: Environmentalists Suspect The Figure May Be Much Higher

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