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Less vibrant fall colours: How climate change is affecting leaves

September 30, 2021 2:13 pm

The spread of diseases and invasive pests and the northward creep of tree species are all factors tied to warming temperatures that could make for less vibrant fall colours

BBMP, NGO plan to revive Bengaluru's tradition of naming bus stops after trees

September 10, 2021 7:20 am

BBMP Special Commi­ssioner for Estates, Horticulture, Storm Water Drains, Horticulture and lakes, B Reddy Shankar Babu told The Indian Express that the civic agency would support the project.

Some 30% of global tree species at risk of extinction: Report

September 01, 2021 10:11 pm

According to the State of the World's Trees report 17,500 tree species - some 30% of the total - are a risk of extinction, while 440 species have fewer than 50 individuals left in the wild.

Ginkgo leaves help scientists decipher ancient climates

August 26, 2021 4:47 pm

"The reason scientists look back in the past is to understand what's coming in the future," said Kevin Anchukaitis, a climate researcher at the University of Arizona.

Mumbai: 227 trees to be cut and 23 transplanted for new GST Bhavan

August 18, 2021 8:44 am

According to the proposal, MSRDC will plant twice the number of trees to compensate for the trees cut.

Gujarat: Engineer seeks people’s help to transplant trees during widening of two state highways

August 08, 2021 9:48 pm

Vivek Goswami has been using social media platforms and groups of nature enthusiasts, appealing for help to save around 150 trees that are likely to be cut for the widening of SH 109 from 7.5 metres to 10 metres and SH 110 from 5.5 metres to 10 metres.

Maharashtra Cabinet nod to proposed amendments for protection of ‘heritage’ trees

June 11, 2021 2:19 am

The Cabinet also green-lighted the formation of the Maharashtra Tree Authority, which will take all decisions regarding protection of trees.

Known to live up to 1,000 years, Baobabs are Mumbai's ‘green monuments’

August 01, 2018 2:33 am

Bearing the scientific name Adansonia digitata and locally known as ‘Gorakh-chinch’, Baobabs holds massive amount of water in its hollow trunk.

In Kashmir Valley, a 51-year-old who sees trees in his dreams

June 19, 2017 4:33 am

Abdul Hamid Bhat has helped plant thousands of trees to fight large-scale deforestation

Sandalwood theft: VMC slaps Rs 9.8 lakh fine on security firm

July 23, 2013 2:58 am

In a rare move to prevent theft of trees from the Kamatibaug garden in the city,the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) has imposed a fine of Rs 9.8 lakh on its security agency. The order


Mumbai trees infected by Mealybugs

November 05, 2014 3:05 pm

Mumbai has approximately 3,000- 4,000 rain trees in the city, of which 500 are infected by Mealybugs mainly in Dadar, Bandra, Andheri and Kandivali areas.