Illegal sand mining is posing biggest threat to last of the wild and breeding ghariyals left. Found in maximum strength in national chambal sanctuary running along three states — UP, MP and Rajasthan, ghariyals are losing out to human interference.

Illegal sand mining, fishing and stone quarrying in the sanctuary area is killing ghariyals.

A team of surveyors from the state forest department and Wetlands International South Asia (WISA) has spotted several species of birds-including seven classified as endangered in National Chambal G

KANPUR: With the onset of winters, the region has started buzzing with the chirping of winged guests, which have started arriving from as far as Siberia and Himalaya.

District Forest Officer, Etawah, Manik Chandra Yadav said that the National Chambal Sanctuary and the wetlands besides other smaller water-bodies, have become the winter home for migratory birds.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today sought the Centre's response on a plea for protection of National Chambal Sanctuary and its endangered species from sand mining and other activities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tiger Protection Group Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/09/2013 regarding protection of
National Chambal Sanctuary.

The National Board of Wildlife (NBWL) recently shot down a proposal to set up a Clinker Grinding and Flash Mixing Unit in close proximity to the Chambal Crocodile Sanctuary in Kota, Rajasthan.

The Rajasthan Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the environmentally significant proposal to develop the Rajiv Gandhi Biosphere Reserve linking about a dozen wildlife sanctuaries and the prestigious Rant

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JAIPUR: Five nomads were taken into custody on Tuesday from the Indergarh Range of Bundi district in Rajasthan for alleged poaching of wild boars near the Chambal Crocodile Sanctuary.

The accused, said to be belonging to the hunter community of Mogya, are from neighbouring Madhya Pradesh.

The Kawai fish carrying heavy metals like lead and cadmium are entering the Chambal River from the polluted areas of the Yamuna River and are posing threat to the gharials of National Chambal Sanctuary areas falling in Madhya Pradesh.

Locals say that the gharials who eat Kawai fish suffer from liver cirrhosis.

Giving in to reservations voiced by conservationists over the Rajasthan Government

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