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Encroachments destroy 80-acre mangrove patch in Wadala: Report

Mumbai, May 9 -- Five months after the Bombay high court (HC) directed state agencies to hand over mangrove areas to the forest department, officials found encroachments are destroying an 80-acre wetl... Read More


Encroachments destroy 80-acre mangrove patch in Wadala: Report

India, May 9 -- Five months after the Bombay high court (HC) directed state agencies to hand over mangrove areas to the forest department, officials found encroachments are destroying an 80-acre wetla... Read More


UN: India, China are hot spots for illegal sand mining

Mumbai, May 8 -- India and China top a list of countries where illegal sand mining has become a major environmental problem, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme ... Read More


UN report raises concerns over illegal sand mining in India, China

MUMBAI, May 8 -- India and China top a list of countries where illegal sand mining has become a major environmental problem, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme ... Read More


Poaching, electrocution behind 31% tiger deaths in last 6 years

Mumbai, May 8 -- Poaching and electrocution were behind 31.5% (207) of the 656 tiger deaths reported in the country between 2012 and 2018, according to data released by the National Tiger Conservation... Read More


UN: India, China are hot spots for illegal sand mining

Mumbai, May 8 -- India and China top a list of countries where illegal sand mining has become a major environmental problem, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme ... Read More


656 tigers dead in 7 years; poaching, accidents, human conflict to blame

Mumbai, May 7 -- Between 2012 and 2018, 656 tigers died in the country, according to the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). Most of the tiger deaths were reported in Madhya Pradesh, followe... Read More


Poaching, electrocution behind 31% tiger deaths in last 6 years

Mumbai, May 7 -- Poaching and electrocution were behind 31.5% (207) of the 656 tiger deaths reported in the country between 2012 and 2018, according to data released by the National Tiger Conservation... Read More


Poaching, electrocution behind 31% tiger deaths in last 6 years

MUMBAI, May 7 -- Poaching and electrocution were behind 31.5% (207) of the 656 tiger deaths reported in the country between 2012 and 2018, according to data released by the National Tiger Conservation... Read More


2 plants get notices for not paying Rs45cr

Mumbai, May 4 -- The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up operators of an effluent treatment plant run by a consortium of industries for their failure to pay Rs45 crore to restore the polluted ... Read More