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Surat: Forest officials will get special protective gears so as to save themselves from the attacks of man-eating leopard on them.

Forest people across India are being denied their legitimate right to collect and trade in minor forest produce. Down To Earth correspondents travelled to Jharkhand, Chhatisgarh, MP, AP, Maharashtra & Orrisa to unravel the conspiracy.

SRINAGAR Aug 30: Minister for Forests, Environment & Ecology, Mian Altaf Ahmad has directed the officers of Wild Life Department to ensure that the green wealth is safeguarded within their respective jurisdictions.

JORHAT, July 30: In a sensational turn of events in the rhino horn recovery case, prime accused Tarun Ganak surrendered himself to the police at Numaligarh Police Station yesterday. After his surrender, Ganak, in his confessional statement, said

With the Lokayukta intensifying its probe into the illegal transport of iron ore, the State Government on Wednesday deputed four forest officers for investigation.

JORHAT, July 4: What prevents the concerned officials of the district Forest department, Kaziranga to arrest the prime accused of rhino horn and cash recovery case in the National Park that took place on May 19?

Subhash Chandra N S, Bangalore, July 2, DH News Service:

Caught on the wrong foot because of the iron ore heist at Belekeri port last month, the State government has decided to confer on all range forest officers (RFOs) police powers, including the authority to arrest and prosecute offenders.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Forest rangers in the State have threatened to go on a mass casual leave on July 5 if immediate action is not taken to prevent recurring attacks against them. This was announced by the Kerala Forest Rangers

A tigress succumbed to injuries in a hit-and-run case in Bandhavgarh National Park.

There has been increased funding for wildlife conservation efforts in recent years. These funds have largely been spent on