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'Tourist cars entering tiger reserves must be 500m apart'

Mumbai, Feb. 16 -- The Center's tiger panel has issued directions to all state chief wildlife wardens to ensure vehicles entering tiger reserves need to maintain a minimum distance of 500m from each o... Read More


Wetlands under NWIA 2011 will be protected too: HC-appointed panel

Mumbai, Feb. 16 -- Wetlands identified under the National Wetland Inventory Atlas (NWIA), 2011 (Maharashtra) will be protected, the Bombay high court (HC)-appointed state wetland grievance redressal c... Read More


Complete Kanjurmarg dump hearing in 3 months: SC to HC

Mumbai, Feb. 16 -- The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday directed the Bombay high court (HC), which has been hearing the Kanjurmarg dumpyard case for nine years, to complete the hearing within three months... Read More


'Industries in critically polluted areas need to reduce SO2 emission by 90%'

Mumbai, Feb. 15 -- Industries using furnace oil, located in critically polluted areas in Maharashtra, have been given a deadline of February 5, 2021, to reduce sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions by 90%, ... Read More


Cattle sheds to pay Rs.2L fine for polluting river

Mumbai, Feb. 14 -- In a bid to tackle water pollution in Dahisar river, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) R Central ward has fined 12 cattle sheds on the river bank Rs.2 lakh and seized 2... Read More


Cattle sheds to pay Rs.2L fine for polluting river

Mumbai, Feb. 14 -- In a bid to tackle water pollution in Dahisar river, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) R Central ward has fined 12 cattle sheds Rs.2 lakh and seized 25 animals during e... Read More


'Stop work on Uran railway station, flyover on wetland patch'

Mumbai, Feb. 14 -- Environmentalists have raised an alarm against the destruction of a 25-acre water body and mangrove patches at Uran for a railway project and a flyover which is under construction. ... Read More


Tigers killed 26 people in Maharashtra last year

Mumbai, Feb. 13 -- Maharashtra reported 26 human deaths attributed to tiger attacks in 2019, the highest in the country. Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttarakhand, which have more tigers than Maharast... Read More


'Movement of tigers outside protected areas to blame for 26 human deaths'

Mumbai, Feb. 13 -- Maharashtra reported 26 human deaths attributed to tiger attacks in 2019, the highest in the country. According to data tabled before Rajya Sabha by the Union environment ministry ... Read More


'Maha tops list of humans killed in tiger attacks in India in 2019'

Mumbai, Feb. 13 -- Maharashtra reported 26 human deaths attributed to tiger attacks in 2019, the highest in the country. According to data tabled before Rajya Sabha by the Union environment ministry ... Read More