DEHRADUN: With heavy rain and frequent landslides blocking more than 130 roads in various districts of Uttarakhand, patients from far-flung areas are struggling to reach hospitals.

DEHRADUN: Titli Trust has made its finding public after conducting a joint survey with Wildlife Conservation Society on leopard afflicted forest divisions of the state for a year.

Three nabbed for causing fires that devastated 3,185 hectares in Kumaon and Garhwal

Uttarakhand forest fires are a man-made disaster, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday as the National Disaster Response Force claimed that the inferno had gone out in more than 70

The National Green Tribunal today took strong exception to violation of its order banning camping activities in the entire belt in the higher Himalayan reaches above Rishikesh on the banks of Ganga

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kota Vikas Samiti Vs. State of Uttarakhand & Ors. And Nirmala Ganga Mata Sangh Society Vs. State of Uttarakhand & Ors. dated 01/02/2016 regarding illegal mining in Pauri Garhwal.

NGT appoints Mr. Rahul Khurana, Advocate as a Local Commissioner to verify whether any mining is going on in the area in question.

DEHRADUN: The counsel of Social Action for Forest and Environment visited areas adjoining Ganges to verify the state government's affidavit filed before NGT on January 15.

DEHRADUN: Pauri Garhwal district witness spate of killings of people every year by leopard. Two innocent children too have been killed quite recently there.

Come winter and man-animal conflict turns to worst in the state with Pauri Garhwal district the major sufferer.

The provision of declaring Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS) in the National Biodiversity Act 2002 provides an opportunity to give recognition to the community initiatives vis-a-vis the institution of the sacred natural sites (SNS). In brief, the salient feature of the Biodiversity Act 2002, as relates to the BHS, is that the state government in consultation with the local bodies may notify in official gazette, biodiversity rich areas, including the SNS as BHS.

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