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Drivers arrange drinking water facility for wild animals inside Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary

The drivers had built three brushwood check-dams inside the Tholpetty forest. "There are 25 Jeep drivers working here under Eco-Development Corporation

Published on 3rd March 2021
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Amazonia-1 launch marks beginning of stronger ties with India, says Brazilian Minister

Amazonia-1, the first Brazilian satellite launched from India, is an optical earth observation satellite intended to provide remote sensing data to users for monitoring deforestation in the Amazon 

Published on 28th February 2021
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Researchers suggest that a walk in the park may help mitigate work-related stress

The study found stronger Sense of Coherence among people who regularly took walks in forests or greenspaces

Published on 13th January 2021
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Meet the student duo who shot a documentary about langurs and the risks they face in an urban city like Mangaluru  

These guys shot a documentary on the black footed gray langurs found in Mangaluru. This documentary is now supported by the Mangalore Forest Division
 

Published on 11th January 2021
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Police lathicharge villagers as they protest over proposed IIT campus in Goa

On Wednesday morning, hundreds of villagers had gathered in the forested area and formed a human chain at the entrance of the site where the Land Survey officers were expected to arrive

Published on 6th January 2021
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Our Forest Dream might be a children’s book, but it does a swell job in educating even adults about the Forest Rights Act

Ideated and written by the good folk at Nilgiris Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups' Federation, the book Our Forest Dream is now finally available in English as well. We find out what it’s about

Published on 2nd December 2020
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Forest officials rescue baby elephant stuck in swamp field  in Chattisgarh

A herd of 21 elephants has been roaming in Fingeshwar forest range of the district for the last couple of days, said a forest official who was part of the team that rescued the baby elephant

Published on 21st August 2020
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Amazon deforestation hits the highest level in five years, says the Brazil government

Deforestation in the region has soared since the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office last year, according to conservation groups

Published on 13th June 2020
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COVID-19 pandemic: UPSC defers Civil Services (Preliminary) examination

Since this examination also serves as a screening test for the Indian Forest Service Examination, the schedule for the Indian Forest Service Examination has also been deferred

Published on 4th May 2020
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COVID-19: West Bengal forest dept launches app to help confined people take virtual trip to zoo

Launched by West Bengal Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee, the app will offer a virtual tour of the Alipore Zoological Gardens and contains videos of different animals

Published on 24th April 2020
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Forest guards are always under lockdown: Why Sashidhar Vempala wants you to spare a thought for them

Sashidhar Vempala founded Guardbook about seven years back. He talks about what he has been doing to help forest guards execute their work better and what is their condition during the lockdown 

Published on 15th April 2020
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How Bengaluru-based Beforest can help you to live a life close to Mother Nature, in your city 

Lead an agreeable and sustainable life in a community of like-minded people by opting for the ways of Beforest, a Bengaluru-based start-up that seems to have found the right way to live the good life

Published on 28th March 2020
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Ponnampet Forestry College, Karnataka students protest against reduction of reservation for them in Forest dept

The students condemned the dip in reservation and demanded 100% reservation in the department for forestry graduates

Published on 5th March 2020
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Remember the Kerala teacher who rowed her way to a Govt School? This is what she is doing today

The solitary teacher in one of the deepest forests in Kerala speaks about how she manages to row her way to her students — and why she has dedicated her life to the cause

Published on 22nd January 2020
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This Hyderabad activist will give you a sapling for every bag of plastic you leave at his doorstep. Here's why

Well-known citizen activist from Hyderabad Satish Kumar Pendyala is going to launch this initiative, with GHMC as partners, which will help curb both deforestation and the plastic problem

Published on 28th December 2019

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