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Don't take selfie with lions: Guj forest dept tells tourists

The Gujarat forest department has advised tourists and locals against taking "selfie with lions" to discourage them from getting dangerously close to the wild animal and putting their lives at......

13 lions enmeshed near Gir Wildlife Sanctuary

Three more lions were enmeshed by the Forest department on Sunday from nearby Ambardi village in Gujarat's Amreli district located near Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, taking the total number of encaged......

Assam to arm forest staff with AK series weapons

The Assam forest department is keen to arm forest guards in Kaziranga National Park with sophisticated weapons like AK series assault rifles to counter the new brand of rhino poachers who are using......

Assam: Ultras release abducted forest officials

Two senior Assam Forest Department officials who were abducted by tribal militants on March 3 last in Karbi Anglong hill district of Assam were released by their abductors in the wee hours on......

Sabarimala stampede: 'Tourist vehicles a reason'

The Kerala forest department is of the view that unrestricted entry of vehicles for ferrying pilgrims into the Pullumedu trekking path was one of the factors that paved the way for the January 14......

Draft promises changes in forest and wildlife laws but nothing official about it, yet

The proposed changes, as per the draft, could continue some of the existing conflict between wildlife protection regulations with the implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006, which gives rights......

PM approves separate dept for wildlife & forests

To ensure sharper focus on wildlife-related issues and the Forest Conservation Act, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has approved the setting up of a separate department for wildlife and forests. This......

Govt sets up 11-member panel to revamp forest law

The panel has not been given a detailed mandate, but the first meeting of the panel suggests it has considered revamping the forest governance regime in the country, says Nitin Sethi. The Union......

Green ministry backtracks on forest clearances after NGT orders

According to new ministry guidelines, the permission to chop down forests will be given only after all the compensatory levies are provided The environment ministry has restored the right to appeal......

Bengal to set up Eco-Tourism Board

The West Bengal government has decided to set up an Eco-Tourism Board to project the state as a major tourist destination. State Tourism Minister Bratya Basu said that Chief Minister Mamata......

Now, Aamir caught in chinkara case

The Gujarat forest department has sent a notice to Aamir Khan for allegedly violating the Wildlife Act during the making of his film, Lagaan, in 2000, when he had filmed a chinkara without......

Jadeja pays hefty fine for pictures with Gir lions

IMAGE: Ravindra Jadeja reportedly got down his vehicle and posed for pictures, along with his wife, in front of a pride of lions at Gir, Gujarat. Photograph: Twitter. Indian cricketer Ravindra......

Jadeja faces probe over pictures with Gir lions

IMAGE: Ravindra Jadeja reportedly got down his vehicle and posed for pictures, along with his wife, in front of a pride of lions at Gir, Gujarat. Photograph: Twitter. Ravindra Jadeja has been......
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Villagers seek action against jeep drivers

The residents of Devasthooru village have urged the district administration and the police to take action against jeep drivers fleecing tourists... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/613958/mandalpatti-villagers-seek-action-against.html
Bear cubs rescued from open well in Pavagad

Wildlife activists rescued two bear cubs from a 20-foot-deep uncovered well in Pavagad, Tumakuru district, about 200 km northeast of Bengaluru. The... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/613844/bear-cubs-rescued-open-well.html
BMRCL agrees to shift Metro depot away from elephant corridor

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) has decided to shift the proposed depot off Kanakapura road after the Forest Department objected... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/613614/bmrcl-agrees-shift-metro-depot.html
State Board for Wildlife lauds

State Board for Wildlife has today lauded the Forest Department and villages of Tamenglong district for their tremendous work in protecting Amur... ...

http://e-pao.net/ge.asp?heading=29&src=250517
Skewed sex ratio spells danger for rhinos in India’s Gorumara National Park

The park recently came into the spotlight after two the bodies of two rhinos were discovered in April — one male, one too badly decomposed to... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/environment-news/skewed-sex-ratio-spells-danger-for-rhinos-in-india-s-gorumara-national-park-62230.html

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