Friday, September 21, 2018

Nature & Wildlife

Nature & Wildlife
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Bengaluru records highest rainfall in at least 115 years

BENGALURU: The incessant rainfall over the past two months has made 2017 the wettest year for Bengaluru city. The annual rainfall for the city, 1615.2mm...

Rajasthan seeks nod to shift two tigers

JAIPUR: Two tigers may soon be relocated from the renowned Ranthambhore National Park to the Mukundara Hills tiger reserve in Rajasthan, which has been...

Fillip to conservation of Olive Ridleys in Vizag

VISAKHAPATNAM: In what could give a big boost to the conservation measures for the threatened Olive Ridley turtles, the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department is...
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Wildlife conservation group undertakes awareness trip across India

COIMBATORE: The Lion Tailed Macaque (LTM) that can be seen only in the Western Ghats is threatened. The list also includes the Nilgiri Tahr...
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Drone to survey Nanmangalam forest

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Forest Department launched a drone to survey the flora and fauna in Nanmangalam forest on Monday, May 22. The technology was...

Protest against plan to develop Jog Falls into all-season waterfall

SHIVAMOGGA: Opposing the State government’s plan to develop Jog Falls into an all-weather waterfall, the environmentalists and residents of the villages that are fearing...

Nallamala Jungle Camp to promote eco-tourism

KURNOOL: Deputy Chief Minister K E Krishnamurthy, hailing the Chenchus for preserving their culture and identity, announced permanent houses, loans and highways for the...

‘Canopy walk’ faces a hurdle

PANAJI: When the Tourism Department built a 233-metre suspended path from Kuveshi to Dudhsagar Falls, 30 feet above the ground amidst trees, in the...
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Koyilandy to host Kerala’s first mangrove museum

KOZHIKODE: Kerala’s first mangrove museum, mooted by Koyilandy municipality around six years ago, will soon be a reality on the banks of Anelapuzha. A two-storey building...

Rajasthan to set up bustard breeding centre

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government will set up a captive breeding centre for the great Indian bustard in an attempt to boost the wild population...