This first of three Down To Earth analyses of tiger reserves finds Melghat in Maharashtra in a legal mess

Villages in the sanctuary

Senior official in the dock

The period between 1999 and 2003 has seen a sudden spurt in the diversion of forestland for non-forestry purposes. A recent collation of data of the Union ministry of environment and forests spotlights this retrogressive pattern. The Atal Bihari Vajpayee-

SC panel tells miners in Goa s wildlife havens

How can one conserve a wildlife sanctuary better? By flagrantly trespassing on one part of it. Then picking up the tab for planting trees on another in recompense. This is precisely the logic underlying a petition filed by Essar Oil Limited in the Supreme

The hapless Olive Ridley turtles are in turmoil again. Environmentalists have expressed concern over the acti

Recent deer deaths reveal the vulnerability of animals even in their natural habitat

a 500 square kilometre stretch of rain forest has been discovered in Assam. The discovery was made by Saumyadeep Dutta, an environmentalist. This was reported in The Times of India.

The Madras high court has issued an order to stay the proposed state government's plan to expand the area of Madumalai Sanctuary in Nilgiri district. A government order dated July 23 brought Segur