The decision to reduce penalties under Rajasthan Forest (amendment) Act, 2012 by the cabinet on Thursday has opened backdoor entry for mine mafias to grab depleting forest land.

Alwar: Territorial equations in the Sariska tiger reserve are in a jeopardy! Three tigers shifted from Ranthambore are upsetting equations here.

New Delhi: The Haryana government may not have considered declaring Mangar to be a forest or Mangar Bani an eco-sensitive zone but environmentalists are certain about its wildlife and groundwater r

Lotus Greens, a promising real estate developer in India set to create a difference in the perception of the real estate sector, has become the first real estate company in India to make its office environment completely ‘Carbon Neutral’. The company has recently been awarded a certificate by a leading carbon offsets agency, which recognises and applauds the company attempts and efforts to make its office carbon neutral. Lotus Greens plans to become a 100 percent green company and has already started moving in this direction.

Illegal wildlife trading networks have cross-border linkages and there is need for greater coordination between the intelligence and law enforcement agencies of different countries to deal with thi

Advocating greater coordination between intelligence and enforcement agencies to curb illegal wildlife trading networks , the Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha on Monday highlig

Tigers from Madhya Pradesh could soon be heading for Rajasthan to repopulate the Sariska sanctuary.

After Peaceful Ways Fail To Yield Results, Villagers Threaten To Intensify Protest

Alwar: The ongoing agitation of villagers has spelled doom for the tourism industry at Sariska tiger reserve with mass protest against relocation entering the 13th day on Tuesday. Nearly 2,500 villagers who stay around the park have been blocking its main entrance since February 28. They threatened to intensify the stir on Monday as their peaceful agitation has failed to create any impact on the administration officials.

It was Jaipur, late 2007. A few months before the PMO cleared the plan to fly in tigers to Sariska from Ranthambhore, an IAS officer was holding forth on the subject at a private function.

Ahmedabad: The average age of guards in Palamau Tiger sanctuary is 53 and at Simlipal Tiger Sanctuary it is 49 years, but for guards in Gujarat it is 39 years.

Officials said that of 388 staffers, 149 are 20 to 30 years old. The study carried out by deputy conservator of forests Sandeep Kumar revealed that the average age of guards is 39 years, while that of foresters is 42.5 years. The guards and foresters are those actually in the field, responsible for conservation.