CHENNAI: Nearly one-third of the area in the country with sandalwood distribution is in Tamil Nadu with the state covering an area of 3,040sqkm spread across several districts.

The Centre will continue its freeze on recognition of rights of tribals and other forest-dwellers over forest lands, as mandated under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006, until the Ministry of Envir

Twenty-one elephants have died due to electrocution between April last and February this year, Union Environment minister Harsh Vardhan said today.

NEW DELHI: The use of 'Chinese' kite strings, made of nylon or any synthetic material which is non-biodegradable, was on Tuesday banned with immediate effect by the National Green Tribunal on the g

DEHRADUN: Wildlife Institute of India (WII) which is to conduct the fresh estimation of tigers in Corbett Tiger Reserve through camera trap images to find out about the numbers of tigers found miss

Pilibhit: People visiting the annual mela at the Siddh Baba (Lord Shiva) temple located inside the core area of Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) are destroying the forest, the ecology and are also dist

CHENNAI: In a huge setback to the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO), the southern bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) here has kept the environmental clearance (EC) granted in abeyance, whi

Since last October, Bengalureans are fighting against the proposed steel flyover project.

SHIMLA: Whether to allow non-agriculturist Himachalis to buy land in the state by making amendments in the existing land act would be decided by the Himachal Pradesh cabinet on November 28.

Twenty-nine tigers have died in poaching activities this year, the government on Tuesday said while asserting it has taken several steps for conservation and protection of the big cats.

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