Question raised in Rajya Sabha on protection of coastal areas from rising sea level, 26/02/2015.

Environmental damage in the climate change-hit islands of Sundarbans is costing India Rs 1,290 crore each year, estimates a latest World Bank report.

Environmental damage in the climate change-hit islands of Sundarbans is costing India Rs 1,290 crore each year, estimates a latest World Bank report.

About a fortnight ago, when the nationwide tiger count was released, Sonoka Sarkar, 31, was trying to come to terms with her husband’s disappearance and death.

Within a fortnight of Principal Secretary (Tourism) Ajit Ranjan Bardhan announcing that Rs 185 crore will be invested by both state and private players to boost the tourism potential of Sunderbans,

The carrying capacity of the Indian Sunderbans has been exceeded, and the increased population is exerting pressure on the fragile and richest ecosystem of the world, a World Bank report has said.

Recognizing the importance and uniqueness of the Sundarbans, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) declared the Indian portion of the forest a World Heritage Site in 1987, and the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Program has included the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve in the Global Network of Island and Coastal

National Green Tribunal (NGT)'s eastern zone bench on Wednesday expressed grave concern over degradation of the Sunderbans and directed the state chief secretary to demolish all unauthorized struct

Even though the government has taken various measures to protect Bengal Tigers in the Sundarbans, its poaching is on the rise with 49 being killed in last 14 years (2001-2014), according to forest

The government wants to keep the Sunderbans under surveillance using drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the wake of the colossal damage suffered by the mangrove forest last month due to oil sp

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