The company is already carrying out the feasibility and financial viability study for the project

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KOLHAPUR: The Koynanagar, Humbarli and adjoining villages in the lush green forests of Koyna wildlife sanctuary have seen bustling construction activity over the past year despite the Bombay high c

Sahyadri tiger reserve (STR) and the wildlife sanctuaries in Radhanagari and Sagareshwar will soon be equipped with more camera traps, tents and wireless systems.

The forest department is considering to implement strict measures to maintain the wildlife corridor which connects Koyna wildlife sanctuary and Chandoli national park, both part of the Sahyadri tig

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Researchers from the biodiversity department of Abasaheb Garware College have recorded the presence of 70 species of dragonflies in northern part of Western Ghats during a project funded by the Ind

The national tiger census will begin at the Sahyadri tiger reserve (STR) from Thursday amid much curiosity, as no tiger was sighted in the 50 camera traps installed in the Chandoli national park an

PUNE: The state is in the process of declaring areas around national parks and wildlife sanctuaries as eco-sensitive zones.

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It was in July 2012, when the Western Ghats made it to the world heritage list and a cluster of 39 sites here were crowned among the world’s eight “hottest hotspots” of biological diversity. A year on, the prestigious tag seems to have had little impact on the way the state treats these ecologically sensitive areas.

Survey Part Of Countrywide Study At Tiger Reserves For Exact Count Of The Cats

Pune: The state forest department has captured images of more than 141 fully grown tigers in Maharashtra’s four tiger reserves and their surrounding areas. The ‘camera-trapping survey’ that is going on across protected areas in the country to estimate the number of tigers is now its fourth phase and officials in the state said they have carried it out in the tiger reserves of Tadoba- Andhari, Melghat, Sahyadri and Pench.