The forest department will conduct rhino census at Gorumara National Park spread over an area of over 88 square kilometres and other adjacent forestlands on Wednesday and Thursday.

A census of rhinoceros will begin at the Gorumara National Park in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district from Wednesday.

Alipurduar, June 10: The railways have decided to saw off trees along the 167km-long tracks in the Dooars after two trains had back-to-back narrow escapes when trees fell on the line during a storm

The habitat of the endangered Great Asian one-horned rhino in North Bengal has been hit hard by fund crunch.

GUWAHATI, Nov 30 – In furtherance of the growing bilateral ties between the North-East and Taiwan in the sphere of conservation, the Ambassador of Taiwan, Wen Chyi Ong, today handed over a cheque o

Jalpaiguri, July 4: The state forest department has requested the Assam government to send 20 female rhinos in exchange for the same number of males to rectify the skewed sex ratio of the animal in Gorumara National Park.

The foresters say the ideal sex ratio of the rhino is 3:1 or three females for each male.

Jalpaiguri, May 5: The state forest department will not allow any new resort or hotel, private or government, to come up within a 10km radius of any wildlife sanctuary or national park once the surrounding areas are notified as eco-sensitive or fragile zones.

Vipan Sood, the conservator of forests (wildlife), north Bengal, said a letter to this effect had come from the ministry of environment a

Alipurduar, Feb.

SILIGURI, 10 JAN: In order to maintain proper food chain the forest department released a total of 58-spotted deer in Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary today.

KOLKATA, 1 Nov: In a move that could harm both the revenue generation of the government and the prospect of tourism industry, the state forest department has issued a ban on construction of new resorts within and around one kilometre periphery of the seven wildlife sanctuaries in north Bengal.

The initiative has been taken to avoid any kind of man-animal conflict in the areas and so that the wi