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How dense is the forest cover in your neck of the woods? Take a look

  About 23 per cent of total geographic area of India is forest cover. Take a look at the map above developed from data collected by the Forest Survey of India and published by the......

'Why are politicians handing over our forests to corporate houses?'

'How can protecting our forests be described as anti-national and promoting the economic interests of a company like Essar Energy with its head office registered in London be called as having......

Dismantling environmental laws, endangering India

India loses 333 acres of prime forest every day. Instead of working to conserve India's forests and water resources, the environment minister has set up a committee to 'dismantle' the five key laws......

Three poachers killed by forest guards in encounter in Kaziranga Park

Three poachers were on Wednesday killed in two encounters with forest guards in Kaziranga National Park in Assam. On a tip off about the entry of a group of poachers into the park, forest guards......

Paris attack: 80,000 armed men comb forest for third day for gunmen

An intense manhunt for the two brothers wanted in the Charlie Hebdo magazine massacre focused Thursday on northern France’s Picardy region, where sources close to the investigation said a......

Forest land: As India Inc cheers, rude shock awaits the tribals

As per revised rules every four tribals is likely to be displaced or affected by projects, as their habitations were rich in natural resources Image: Dongria Kondh tribe from the sacred Niyamgiri......

1839 hectares of forest land in Odisha given to 15 industries

Posco, Essar Steel, JSPL are among the major beneficiaries.Forest land measuring 1838.79 hectares (ha) has been diverted for 15 industrial projects in Odisha between 2004 and 2013. A written reply......

Environment min gives conditional nod to modify food crop

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has approved field trials of genetically modified (GM) food crops on a conditional basis. Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday said......

World's 10 best luxury trains

These 10 spectacular trains promise the most exciting and luxurious journeys through historic places, rocky mountains, forests, deserts and even snowcapped landscapes.Here's a list of the world's......

Moily effect: Coal India poised for a bright future

M Veerappa Moily’s takeover of the environment & forests ministry last month, it appears, is turning out to be a blessing for Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world’s largest coal producer.......

PIX: Vidya, Nandita Das at Cannes closing ceremony

Attending the closing ceremony of the 66th Cannes International Film Festival and the premiere of Forest Whitaker starrer crime film Zulu, Vidya Balan joined fellow jury members in a two-toned......

Review: Attahasa is an edge-of-the-seat thriller

Srikanth Srinivasa says Ramesh’s film Attahasa on forest brigand Veerappan is visually captivating. ‘Those who live by the gun shall die by it’ goes the saying, and this was......

Tsunami survivor Deborah is a top cyclist now

She was left scurrying for shelter into the forests during the 2004 Tsunami which had devastated the coast of Andaman and Nicobar Islands but nine years down the line Deborah has not only reshaped......
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Forest fight leads cops to Shahdeo killers

Security forces gunned down at least two Naxalites and injured another in the forests of Latehar early this morning during an encounter with a... ...

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Swiss paradise

Lucerne village Snow-covered mountains, black forests and acres of green meadows make switzerland a colourful and compelling experience I remember... ...

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These Volunteer Toad Crossing Guards Help Nature Thrive In Philadelphia

It's that time of year again, when thousands of toads are migrating across busy roads toward their breeding grounds -- and hundreds of human... ...

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Peacocks in Nashik district died due to sunstroke

The 13 peacocks which were found dead near here two days ago had succumbed to sunstroke, a Forest Department officer said Saturday. The cause of... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/eco-news/peacocks-in-nashik-district-died-due-to-sunstroke_1569373.html
Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar said two Forest Acts, and one each in environment protection, air, water and bio-diversity govern the whole environmental regime.... ...

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