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Kanjur draws black kites, may threaten aircraft safety while landing: BNHS tells Bombay HC

India, Oct. 9 -- The expansion of the Kanjurmarg landfill and dumping of municipal solid waste has been attracting thousands of black kites and cattle egrets over the dumpsite posing an air safety thr... Read More


Maha sets up panel to study human-tiger conflict

Mumbai, Oct. 9 -- Taking cognisance of the rising human-tiger conflict in Chandrapur, the Maharashtra government has set up an 11-member committee to look into options for conservation, relocation of ... Read More


State officially marks 328.9ha as reserved forest at Aarey Colony

Mumbai, Oct. 9 -- The Maharashtra government on Thursday issued approval for the preliminary notification and declaration of reserved forest across 328.9 hectares (ha) at Aarey Colony, Goregaon, the s... Read More


Maharashtra sets up Chandrapur human-tiger conflict resolution study group; report by Dec 31

India, Oct. 8 -- Taking cognisance of the rising human-tiger conflict in Chandrapur, the Maharashtra government has set up an 11-member committee to look into options for conservation, relocation of t... Read More


22 dead sea cucumbers worth Rs.20 lakh seized in Lakshadweep

Mumbai, Oct. 8 -- The illegal sea cucumber trade in Lakshadweep continues even as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over investigations into it and a team of the agency is expected t... Read More


Project Dolphin: Maha chalks out action plan

Mumbai, Oct. 8 -- Maharashtra has chalked out an action plan for the conservation of oceanic dolphins along its 720-kilometre (km) coastline in line with the Centre's proposed Project Dolphin programm... Read More


22 dead sea cucumbers worth Rs 20 lakh seized in Lakshadweep

India, Oct. 7 -- The illegal sea cucumber trade in Lakshadweep continues even as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over investigations into it and a team of the agency is expected to... Read More


Project Dolphin: Maharashtra develops action plan for conservation of oceanic dolphins

India, Oct. 7 -- Maharashtra has chalked out an action plan for the conservation of oceanic dolphins along its 720 kilometres (km) coastline in line with the Centre's proposed Project Dolphin programm... Read More


state to get its wood database on mangroves

MUMBAI, Oct. 7 -- Maharashtra has become the first state in India to undertake forensic timber identification to differentiate between mangrove species for enhanced conservation. Samples from 17 speci... Read More


'1.3K wild animals killed by electrocution in decade'

Mumbai, Oct. 6 -- Around 1,300 wild animals had been electrocuted across India due to deliberate and accidental electrocution between 2010 and 2020, reveals a data compiled by NGO Wildlife Protection ... Read More