the World Bank-sponsored programme for biodiversity conservation in seven globally-significant areas of the country has taken off with the hiring of field-officers for conducting feasibility

Just as environmentalists and the authorities thought they had finally Written the epitaph for miners in the Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR), its spectre Has come back to haunt them. According to

A committee appointed by the Supreme Court identified the mines that fell within the protected area.

SARISKA was first declared a reserved area in 1955 through a notification issued under the Rajasthan Wild Animals and Birds Protection Act, 1951. Later, parts of it were declared a sanctuary and a

FOR THE first time in India's environmental history, a person was imprisoned for contempt of court in relation to the Sariska mining case. The Supreme Court-appointed committee had invited