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The Odisha Biodiversity Board (OBB) has decided to conduct biodiversity study of various sanctuaries in the state.

Kodingamali mine was earlier alloted to an Aditya Birla co but mining failed due to local protests

Back out due to poor fuel linkage; state to lose Rs 10,000 cr investments, 2,320 Mw power capacity

Goldman Environment (Green Nobel) prize winner Prafulla Samatara remembered Rabi Ray, the founder member of Lokshakti Abhijan, and gave him the credit for the award.

Consumed ‘contaminated’ drink during festival; 76 more undergoing treatment

KENDRAPARA: Emergence of baby Olive Ridley marine turtles along Gahirmatha beach on Odisha's coast has provided relief to conservationists.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biren Kr. Pradhan & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 21/03/2017 regarding obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) for the widening of National Highway-200 as the work would also involve extraction of minor minerals including soil, land and gravels. NGT impleads SEIAA, Odisha and DEIAA, Deogarh district as according to the court these are the competent authorities to decide on the question as to whether the project would require EC or not.

TALCHER :Two mega coal mines of MCL, shut down by the villagers of Soloda, remained closed on Thursday as the agitators refused to call off their strike.

Odisha has at least 40 Royal Bengal Tigers (RBT) and 318 leopards in different tiger reserves and forests.

Odisha is one of the poorest states in the country, with around 36 per cent of the rural population living below the poverty line. Ninety one per cent of poverty in Odisha is rural and more than 60 per cent of its workforce is engaged in agriculture.

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