Worried over the declining number of Royal Bengal tigers in Odisha forests, former Union Minister for Environment and Forest Jairam Ramesh on Monday urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take step

Forest dwellers inside Odisha’s Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) have put forward their own Community Forest Resource Management and Conservation (CFRMC) plan for vast forest stretches.

Forest Rights Act 2006 recognizes and vests forest rights to the scheduled tribes and other traditional forest dwellers who have been residing in forests in generations but whose rights could not be recorded.

BALASORE: Forest cover of nearly 160 hectares (ha) in Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) of Mayurbhanj district has been destroyed in the recent fire that lasted for over a week.

The forest fire that erupted in vast forest patches of Similipal National Park in Odisha was nearly brought under control.

BHUBANESWAR: The Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF), a dedicated force formed in August 2013 for better protection of big cats in Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR), is handicapped due to staff short

New finds rekindle interest in melanism in the wild in Palakkad

Some of the wild animals in the forests of Silent Valley, Parambikulam, Nelliampathy and Attappady in the district are, it seems, not showing their true colours.

Bhubaneswar: In an effort to complete its probe into the alleged mining scam in Odisha, a team of Justice M B Shah Commission arrived here today on a 12-day visit during which it will conduct field

Bhubaneswar: As part of the Tiger Monitor Protocol of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), sign survey of carnivores and ungulates, kicked off across the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) on M

BARIPADA: Already shocked over frequent elephant killings in Similipal and Kuldiha reserve forests, the forest authorities here are in for some more trouble.