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Govt maps 32 tiger corridors across country

Mumbai, Dec. 5 -- The Centre has mapped tiger corridors inside and outside protected areas across the country and developed a conservation plan for big cats, which includes a strategy to streamline in... Read More


With fifth cyclone in Arabian Sea, 2019 equals 117-year-old record

India, Dec. 5 -- The Arabian Sea has recorded five cyclones this year equalling a 117-year-old record, data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) shows. The latest weather system over the so... Read More


JNPT projects in Uran, Nhava under scanner

Mumbai, Dec. 5 -- The Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) deferred a proposal made by the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) to construct sea walls at Gharapuri Island and Panje vill... Read More


Arabian Sea witnesses 7 cyclonic disturbances; highest in 128 years

Mumbai, Dec. 5 -- The Arabian Sea has witnessed seven cyclonic disturbances so far in 2019 - the highest in a year since 1891, when the India Meteorological Department (IMD) started keeping records. I... Read More


Govt maps 32 tiger corridors, develops conservation plan

Mumbai, Dec. 4 -- The Centre has mapped tiger corridors inside and outside protected areas across the country and developed a conservation plan for big cats, which includes a strategy to streamline in... Read More


City breathes cleaner air; AQI drop is rare in Dec, say experts

MUMBAI, Dec. 4 -- The city recorded a considerable drop in pollution levels on Tuesday, a rarity in December, according to experts. The air quality index (AQI) for PM2.5 - 2.5-micron particulate matt... Read More


Man vs wild: 4-year leopard study begins in Maha

MUMBAI, Dec. 3 -- The Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, has begun a four-year exercise to track the leopard population in Junnar taluka of Maharashtra, in an attempt to address rising cases... Read More


Man vs wild: Four-yr leopard study begins in Maha

MUMBAI, Dec. 3 -- The Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, has begun a four-year exercise to track the leopard population in Junnar taluka of Maharashtra, in an attempt to address rising cases... Read More


1,300km in 5 months: Tiger's search for territory on

Mumbai, Dec. 3 -- A three-year-old male sub-adult tiger (T1-C1) has travelled 1,300km across Maharashtra and Telangana - six districts and four wildlife sanctuaries - over five months in search of a n... Read More


Root of Aarey issue: 2K or 350 trees cut?

Mumbai, Dec. 3 -- How many trees have been felled in Aarey Colony for the Metro-3 car shed proposed across 33 hectares? While the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) claims 2,141 of 2,185 trees have ... Read More