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IISc researchers to study forests, ecosystem of Goa and how they have changed over past five decades 

The study started in January and is scheduled to be completed within just six months

Published on 15th March 2023
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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
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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
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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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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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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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This summer camp is creating awareness among children about forests and animals 

Dev Balaji who has been conducting Summer Adventure Camps in forests across Karnataka tell us about what they teach for children and how it is helping the little ones 

Published on 24th April 2019
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How students in Karnataka are helping stop forests in the state from catching fire

Dealing with forest fires has always been a challenge for forest officials. Determined to combat these fires, they have enlisted the help of children to spread awareness and reduce such incidents

Published on 19th March 2019
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This drone will help elephants find their way back into forests, stay protected from poachers

The UAV is a specially designed multi-propeller system inside a drone that makes the device highly independent 

Published on 9th May 2018

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