Question raised in Lok Sabha on Villages in Forest Areas, 15/03/2016. The villages in forest areas may include forest villages, old habitations, unsurveyed villages and other villages in the forests, whether recorded, notified or not into revenue villages. However, as per information available in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, the State-wise details of the forest

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Endangered species, 14/03/2016. The Botanical Survey of India (BSI) and Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change conduct survey of threatened and important species of the country. As per the data available with BSI, out of 19156 species of vascular plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, Pteridophytes) from various surveys carried out in the country, 1236 species belong to different threatened categories like Critically Endangered, Endangered and Vulnerable.

Jaipur: A Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) would now be established for Sariska Tiger Reserve and the Mukundara Hills Tiger Project.

Biggest Boost For Feline In Recent Years

National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has curtailed Corbett funds by rupees one crore. In comparison to last year's fund allocation of Rs 7.5 crore, this year only Rs 6.5 crore was given.

INDORE: The Nature Volunteers organised its second annual environment lecture on the topic, 'Conservation beyond tiger: Need to take action' in the city on Saturday.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Biodiversity Areas, 08/12/2015. Details of funds released to State/ UT Governments under these Centrally Sponsored Schemes of ‘Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats’ (IDWH) ‘Project Tiger’ and ‘Project Elephant’ during 2014-15 is given in the Annexure.

Veteran conservationist and former director of Project Tiger Hemendra Singh Panwar has critiqued the ambitious Ken-Betwa river linking project for the impacts it will have on tigers and Ken River's

US has offered to help India in the country's efforts to track and protect Bengal tigers, as the two countries seek to strengthen collaboration in wildlife conservation and combating wildlife traff

Hyderabad: The first ever leopard census in India, carried out by the Wild Life Institute of India, has exposed the claims of AP and TS forest officials regarding an increase in the population of l

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