BALASORE (ODISHA): A major fire that broke out in Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district a couple of days back has engulfed vast areas killing wild animals and destroying pre

The government asks people to be prepared

The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Mayurbhanj district is scourged by malaria with 30% of its staff down with the fever.

BALASORE: With the project under Compensatory Afforestation Management Plan Authority (CAMPA) yet to get off the ground, people affected due to frequent elephant depredation in Balasore and Mayurbh

Normal life in most parts of State was badly affected due to incessant rains being witnessed for past 48 hours. Flood threats also loomed large in some coastal as well as northern districts.

To the dismay of the wildlife lovers and all concerned citizens, a project to prevent incidences of electrocution of wild animals, mainly elephants in their corridor in Nilgiri,has failed to take o

With Norwestor giving a ditch to the State so far this season, there seems to be no respite from the blistering sun yet.

Every year, about hundred animals are rescued by the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) authorities in Mayurbhanj district.

The state government on Saturday roped in a private agency to conduct a "carrying capacity" study of elephants to ensure a sustainable habitat for the jumbos, sources said.

The government signed an MoU with Bangalore-based Asian Nature Conservation Foundation (ANCF), a private agency, for conducting the study of the habitat of elephants in the state.

BHUBANESWAR: The Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Mayurbhanj district has recorded a footfall of nearly 20,000 tourists within two and half months, ever since it opened in mid-November.