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Areas under Trimulgherry and some parts of Marredpally mandal were vulnerable, as per the study.

NASHIK: A private agency appointed by the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) will start tree census will begin in the city from November 20 using GPS/GIS.

The Sundarbans mangrove ecosystem, located in India and Bangladesh, is recognized as a global priority for biodiversity conservation and is an important provider of ecosystem services such as numerous goods and protection against storm surges. With global mean sea-level rise projected as up to 0.98 m or greater by 2100 relative to the baseline period (1985–2005), the Sundarbans – mean elevation presently approximately 2 m above mean sea-level – is under threat from inundation and subsequent wetland loss; however the magnitude of loss remains unclear.

The 13th century CE Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India, is believed to have been built at the mouth of an ancient river named Chandrabhaga. This mythical river figures prominently in ancient literature, although at present no river exists in the proximity of the Konark Sun Temple. This study investigates the possibility of existence of a ‘lost’ river system near Konark through integrated geological and geophysical exploration in conjunction with historical evidence.

Many encroached drains were identified at Kapra, Uppal, L.B. Nagar and Chaitanyapuri.

DEHRADUN: In a first, members of paramilitary forces like BSF, ITBP, CSIF etc along with forest officials were provided training at the Forest Research Institute (FRI) on Monday on "Forest Fire Dis

Within six months of the launch of the Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavalamban Abhiyan (MJSA) by the Rajasthan government, water has begun to overflow at the anicut built in Charwa village of the Udaipur dis

Taking a serious note on the issue of encroachments on the forest land, the HP High Court today directed the state government to initiate process to identify the encroachments over the forest land

Drones would be deployed over forest areas to monitor the movement of wildlife and attempts of poaching, Forests Minister Dindigul C. Sreenivasan announced in the State Assembly on Tuesday.

More than a quarter of the total geographic area (TGA)-96.4 million hectares (mha) or 29.32%-in India is undergoing degradation as per this Desertification and Land Degradation Atlas, released in June by ISRO Space Applications Centre (SAC).

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