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Meet the 23-year-old from Telangana's Jangaon district who cracked IFS exam in his first attempt 

In the last two years, FCRI's study circle has helped students like Raju to clear various UPSC exams

Published on 29th June 2022

Sirsi Forestry College students boycott class, demand 75 per cent reservation in job recruitment

The government, for reasons unknown, decided to bend the norms for new recruitments who can be any candidate with a BSc and an MSc background

Published on 12th April 2022

Gujarat forest dept exam candidate detained with sheet of answers. AAP, Congress slam BJP govt

This comes within a few months after a question paper of an exam for the recruitment of government head clerks was leaked in December

Published on 28th March 2022

Bombay HC asks Maha govt to reply to suo moto plea on girls who cross a dam, walk through forest to get to school

It was last month that a division bench headed by Justice PB Varale took cognizance of a news article on these children hailing from Khirvandi village of Maharashtra's Satara district

Published on 18th February 2022

Academic, environmentalist and guiding force behind Silent Valley movement MK Prasad passes away

Prasad was a leader of the national movement against the state government's move to set up a hydro-power project in Silent Valley in Palakkad district in the 1970s

Published on 17th January 2022

Tamil Nadu: Passing Tamil paper mandatory to qualify for state government services

A paper on Tamil language, conforming to Class X standards, is compulsory and a score of 40 per cent is the qualifying mark

Published on 6th December 2021

We have to be carbon net-zero but also nature positive: UK's Natural History Museum Director

Dr Douglas Burr spoke about his experience at COP26, what he feels we need to do to avoid a planetary emergency and why do we need advocates

Published on 19th November 2021

Here's how 15-year-old Reshma Kosaraju bagged the Children’s Climate Prize for her AI solution that predicts forest fires

The Children’s Climate Prize (CCP), launched in 2016, awards the winners a diploma, a medal and prize money of SEK 100,000 to continue the development of their projects

Published on 18th November 2021

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

What the FAQ: What is the Palm Oil Mission and what does it mean for India's ecosystem?

Sustainable agriculture is the crux of the matter in palm oil production. Is the Indian government really equipped to regulate it?

Published on 13th August 2021

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

This Puducherry college principal turned barren college campus into a lush green mini-forest. Here's how

He never gave up on planting trees, starting with basil and neem. He would come to the college early in the morning for planting trees and a cattle guard was installed on the gates

Published on 19th July 2021

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

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

Bengaluru researchers discover two new ant species for the first time in Mizoram forests

The discovery of two new species marks the first record of the Myrmecina genus from the state of Mizoram, the three member research team claims in a statement

Published on 25th June 2021

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