Environmentalist and member of the National Wildlife Board (NWB), Rajendra Kerkar, has strongly objected to BJP-led coalition government’s decision to declare Coconut as State Tree, stating that ‘M

Save for the few cobwebs that lurk in the corners of my home, my encounters with spiders were limited. This was until the weekend I spent at a wilderness camp a while ago.

BSI attempt is part of a three-year research programme

BENGALURU: The Central government on May 26 has sent a letter to the state government seeking clarifications on the decision to reject the Dr K Kasturirangan report on the protection of western gh

At its source, wells are drying up as swathes of forest lie submerged by dams or cut down for rail and power lines

KOLHAPUR: Nestled in the Western Ghats, Kolhapur boasts of rich flora and fauna in its national parks and reserve forest areas.

It's that time of the year when devotees make a beeline to Velliangiri Hills in the Boluvampatti forest range of Western Ghats for the darisanam of Lord Shiva.

Pune: The clock is ticking on finalising the details between the Centre and six states over the declaration of a large section of the Western Ghats into Ecologically Sensitive Areas (ESAs).

With the breeding season of the Great Indian Hornbill (Buceros bicornis) almost at an end this year, the need to preserve what’s left of its habitat in the Nilgiris has never been greater.

The government's recent rejection of the Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats has evoked a mixed response — politicians from the region support the government's stand and environmentalists striden

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