Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of M/s Unnathi Associates Mr. Kirti D. Shah V/s Vanshakti & Ors. dated 09/01/2017 regarding proposed residential cum commercial project of M/s.Unnathi Associates (Owale taluka, District Thane) lies at 40 metres distance from the private forest adjoining Sanjay Gandhi National Park. The Applicant submits that the project falls in eco-sensitive zone vide Notification dated 5th December, 2016.

MUMBAI: The frequency of leopard attacks around Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in the last one year has again raised fears among locals of the bigger human conflict with the wild.

At a time when crores are being spent on tiger conservation, forests would be cut down at Mahan in Central India following provisional clearance for coal mining by the Government.

It’s been more than 15 years that the Bombay High Court ordered relocation of all illegal settlements inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) to accommodations outside park limits.

Lieutenant-Governor launches International Year of Forests celebration by planting a sapling

The State Forest Department continuing with the ongoing process of notifying the buffer zones around tiger reserves across the State, announced the notification of the same at Sanjay Tiger Reserve. With the recent notification, the forest department has notified buffer zone at five out of the six tiger reserves of the State.

Panna-like tiger revival plan is on the cards in Sanjay Tiger Reserve, situated in Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh. The State Forest Department is right now seeking the help of the private sector in developing basic infrastructure for attracting tourists to this reserve.

Mumbai: Dead animals will take pride of place at the Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan and Zoo, Byculla, soon after its makeover. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has decided to display stuffed creatures in a taxidermy museum to be set up at the zoo as the authorities will not be able to keep new animals in captivity, according to rules framed by the Central Zoo Authority.

MUMBAI: It's official now. There will be no wildlife census in Mumbai and Thane region this year. The headcount usually takes place in May every year.