Advocating for lifting of ban on sand mining from the rivers, especially those passing through forest areas, Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on
Gujarat high court (HC) on Thursday directed the state authorities to initiate action against commercial establishments and under-construction buildings around Gir sanctuary that exist in violation
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Asiatic Lions, 04/08/2015. The number of Asiatic Lion has increased from 411 in 2010 to 523 in 2015 in Gir Forest National Park and nearby habitats in Gujarat.
Monsoon flooding that killed dozens of people in western India last month also hurt the world's last population of wild Asiatic lions, forest officials said in a report.
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat high court on Thursday directed the state chief secretary to finally notify the eco-tourism policy for Gir sanctuary by June 24 and place it before the court the next day.
Rampant eco-tourism could hamper the mating period and impede population growth; lions require complete privacy while mating
The success of conservation efforts in increasing the population of lions in Gujarat — the only abode of the endangered big cats — makes it difficult to believe that as recently as 1964, you could
In a bid to provide succour from the sweltering heat to the growing population of Asiatic lions, the Gujarat forest department has set up 150 new artificial water points in Gir national park for th
Population of lions in Gir forest and other protected areas has gone up by 27 % as compared to 2010
The lion population has increased by 27% per cent in Saurashtra, but vital lion sanctuaries in the state including Sasan Gir, Mityalal and Paniya are still waiting for government to declare the lim
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