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How an IFS officer in rural MP took 4,900 kg of plastic bags that saplings were wrapped in and recycled them

Anupam Sharma, an IFS officer in the Maihar region of Madhya Pradesh speaks about how he made  plantation sites plastic-free and is cutting down our carbon footprint 

 

Published on 15th September 2021
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Four teenagers in Nagaland's Tening village rescue two 'vulnerable' leopard cubs 

The officials of Nagaland Zoological Park and Peren forest officials have taken necessary steps for specialised care and protection of the cubs

Published on 24th August 2021
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Scientists develop new tracking system to monitor threats to rainforests

Threats like large-scale land-use changes, including agricultural expansion and clear-cutting, have turned rainforests into one of the most endangered habitats

Published on 26th July 2021
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Study shows forests play greater role in depositing toxic mercury across the globe

The study suggests that mercury loading in forests has been underestimated by a factor of about two and that forests worldwide may be a larger absorber and collector of gaseous mercury than assumed

Published on 13th July 2021
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Know your soils: BHU scientist warns against 'unscientific' tree plantation

Professor U K Chaudhary warns concerned officials to bring themselves up-to-date with adequate knowledge of the anatomy of the soil before embarking on afforestation drives

Published on 12th July 2021
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Researchers find how plants become good neighbours in times of stress

But in the deep gloom of a dense forest or a cramped crop canopy where resources and photosynthesis are limited, this strategy does not work

Published on 5th July 2021
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Tribal girl in Odisha sells mahua flowers to buy phone for online classes  

Unable to attend online classes, 15-year-old Sima Madkami collected mahua flowers from a nearby forest and sold them in the market to raise money for a smartphone. 

Published on 2nd July 2021
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PM Modi: Amid COVID-19, we should not lose sight of challenges like climate change

PM Modi noted that weather patterns are changing, glaciers are melting. rivers and forests are in danger

Published on 26th May 2021
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Dalai Lama condoles demise of environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna

Bahuguna, a pioneer of the Chipko Movement against deforestation in the 1970s, died in Uttarakhand on Friday. He was 94 years old

Published on 22nd May 2021
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Eco-tourism spots to be developed in Rajouri, a number of landmarks identified

The forest department wants people to connect with the forest through the eco-tourism initiative. The spots identified for eco-tourism developments are Dehra Ki Gali, Bhimber Gali and Shahdara Sharif

Published on 30th April 2021
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Forest officials should appreciate that forests cannot function without tribals: IBRAD's Prof SB Roy

Professor SB Roy was speaking at TNIE's E-Expressions along with  NC Saxena, a retired IAS officer, Prof Biswajit Dhar from JNU, TNIE's Editorial Director Prabhu Chawla and journalist Kaveree Bamzai

Published on 4th April 2021
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How Vinodh Baluchamy's experiments with light add a new dimension to fallen leaves

We speak to Vinodh Baluchamy, who's teaching an experimental process called chlorophyll leaf printing to students at the Cuckoo Forest School

Published on 24th March 2021
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This group in Odisha has been spreading awareness about forest fires way before Similipal started burning

These youngsters, led by 50-year-old Subhendu Bhattacharya, call themselves Wildies and have been working to spread awareness regarding forest fires since 2015. This is how they go about their work

Published on 17th March 2021
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New CWS study generates methods on conservation of tropical forest ungulates

The scientific monograph titled 'Spatial Dynamics and Ecology of Large Ungulate Populations in Tropical Forests of India' has been published by 'Springer Nature', a research publisher

Published on 15th March 2021
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What the FAQ: This bird wasn't spotted for 170 years. How does the black-browed babbler look like?

The bird was obtained last year by two local residents after being observed several times during their daily visits to the forest

Published on 4th March 2021

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