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Scientists launch app to assist tree growers, farmers

Scientists launch app to assist tree growers, farmers

COIMBATORE: In a bid to encourage and assist tree growers and farmers, scientists at the city-based Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding have developed a mobile app that focuses specifically on common diseases affecting forest trees. The app also allows people to upload a picture of the diseased portion […]

Slap Arms Act on golfer: Forest department

Slap Arms Act on golfer: Forest department

SHAHJAHANPUR: Forest officials at Dudhwa tiger reserve have given a complaint to cops at Motipur police station asking them to book international golfer Jyoti Randhawa and Mahesh Birajdar, a former Navy captain, under stringent provisions of the Arms Act too. On Wednesday, the forest officials had recovered a telescope-mounted .22 […]

Smuggling of trees rampant from forest

Smuggling of trees rampant from forest

MANGALURU: After a brief lull, the issue of trees being felled and being taken away illegally is haunting the district again. According to sources, a huge number of trees from the Neerenkimale reserve forest under the Uppinangadi forest range are reportedly being felled and supplied to the market since the […]

Water body attracting migratory birds in Haryana cries for government‘s attention

Water body attracting migratory birds in Haryana cries for government‘s attention

KURUKSHETRA: The arrival of migratory birds during autumn in northern plains of India is an important natural process and provides a golden opportunity for the bird-watchers and wildlife lovers. The flocking of migratory birds during winters is a common sight around different water reservoirs across . Dr Rohtash Chander Gupta, […]

NGT puts brakes on mining near Sariska Tiger Reserve

NGT puts brakes on mining near Sariska Tiger Reserve

JAIPUR: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed all mining activities in the (ESZ) of the (STR) to be stopped immediately till mining leases are cleared by the standing committee of the National Board of Wildlife (NBWL). With this no mining activity can be carried out within the 10 km […]

Maharashtra tiger, which travelled 510km and killed two, captured in Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra tiger, which travelled 510km and killed two, captured in Madhya Pradesh

NAGPUR: The four-month-long walkathon of the over 2-year-old ended on Monday. It had started its dispersal journey around August 15 from the Super Thermal Power Station. The younger tiger finally had to be caught after creating a scare on entering the Satpura Power Station in Sarni (Madhya Pradesh). In four […]

Two tigers die in Tadoba and Sariska reserves

Two tigers die in Tadoba and Sariska reserves

ALWAR/CHANDRAPUR: News of tiger deaths continued to trickle in on Sunday, with reports saying that two more big cats had succumbed in two different tiger reserves of the country in the past two days. While 12-year-old tiger ST-4, which had sustained injuries in a territorial fight with another feline a […]

Tiger electrocuted near Tadoba-Andhari Reserve

Tiger electrocuted near Tadoba-Andhari Reserve

NAGPUR: A sub-adult tiger was found dead after getting electrocuted in a farm near the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve in , over 170 kilometres from here, a Forest department official said on Sunday. Deputy Conservator of Forests () Gajendra Narwane said the body of the tiger was found at around 10pm […]