Environment and forest clearances will not hinder infrastructure development, Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave said today.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday said environmental pollution could have a negative impact on the State’s tourism sector.

RANCHI: The iron ore mines of Kiriburu and Meghatuburu in East Singhbhum district are likely to be thrown open to tourists for the first time in early 2017.

Greater Gir remains the last habitat of Asiatic lions on earth, and it seems to have no place in the Centre's Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats (IDWH).

VELLORE: Soon, the Amirthi forest range would find a spot in the map of eco-tourism in the state.

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation (UFDC) has been made the nodal agency to conduct beach camping activity in the state.

From the late Pleistocene to the Holocene and now the so-called Anthropocene, humans have been driving an ongoing series of species declines and extinctions. Large-bodied mammals are typically at a higher risk of extinction than smaller ones. However, in some circumstances, terrestrial megafauna populations have been able to recover some of their lost numbers because of strong conservation and political commitment, as well as human cultural changes. Indeed, many would be in considerably worse predicaments in the absence of conservation action.

"Rest assured, there will be no mining applications or explorations that will be renewed in Sarangani," said Environment Secretary Gina Lopez to Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon who has lo

The big cats in Nagarahole Tiger Reserve could have some space for themselves as foresters are looking at shifting tourist facilities to the periphery of the national park.

Is the Water Resources Department, obviously blessed by the government, actually committing a major fraud on the people of Goa by actually constructing a massive jetty on the Chapora river, possibl