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Monday, August 15, 2022

environmental conservation


Eco-entrepreneur Shubhendu Sharma on why planting an urban forest is the need of the hour

August 13, 2022 10:55 am

World Nature Conservation Day: "We need some natural methods to mitigate the heat that is being generated in the cities. Most of this heat is generated because of a lack of green infrastructure," he said

Boat library for children in Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Forest

June 15, 2022 2:36 pm

The library housed in a stationary boat at Dangamal, the gateway to the forest, threw open its doors on June 5, the World Environment Day, this year.

Endangered pink river dolphin saved from ‘shallow grave’

January 17, 2022 10:05 am

The pink dolphin was safely released in another river after several experts planned its rescue.

Virtual film fest aims at bringing climate change concerns to the fore, says co-founder Kunal Khanna

December 11, 2020 6:11 pm

Climate Change and the current climate emergency does not have a target audience, says social entrepreneur and festival director Kunal Khanna

A project that has green activists seeing red

July 16, 2020 1:14 pm

A ‘cycle valley’ is already coming up adjacent to Mattewara forest, villagers, activists fear industrial park will further disturb ecology.

Bit by bit, reclaiming a forest for its wildlife

February 23, 2020 10:56 am

With increasing human population and targeted increase of all wildlife, it is becoming more and more difficult to find the required land to do both of these.

How to Bring Back a Forest

November 28, 2019 9:49 am

Science can help document a landscape, but actual conservation is possible only by communicating with local communities. A new book of essays reflects naturalist TR Shankar Raman’s experience.

How a chance rescue in Arunachal Pradesh led to the discovery of a new tortoise species

June 25, 2019 9:37 pm

The first-ever sighting of the elusive Manouria impressa or Impressed Tortoise in an Arunachal Pradesh forest will give a boost to the field of turtle conservation in Northeast India.

Group on environment and peace march arrives in UT

July 29, 2012 2:45 am

A group of 20 people,including 3 women,who have been on a foot march for 17 years to create awareness among youth for environmental conservation has arrived at Chandigarh.

People write in,press for green tax in the budget

February 28, 2012 3:28 am

Finance Department had invited suggestions,and they have already got more than a dozen of them.