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April 23, 2018

Forest

After Salman khan’s conviction and bail; Now its time to look beyond the blackbuck poaching case

Lalit Shastri Bollywood actor Salman Khan was sentenced 5 years in jail by a trial court in Jodhpur on 5 April 2018 for killing two blackbuks in 1998 under Section 51 of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 (WLPA) which deals with penalty for hunting a Schedule 1 animal. Today (7 April 2018) Khan was granted

Draft National Forest Policy is up for serious discussion

Lalit Shastri The Draft National Forest Policy, 2018, which has been released in the public domain by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, is up for serious discussion, especially due to some of its fine print that has been inter-woven with pointers that state good bit of truth to attract the gullible

Manikandan laid down his life on the call of duty

The world grieves with Manikandan’s family, friends and colleagues Newsroom24x7 Network Bangalore/New Delhi: Dignitories, Forest officers and people from all walks of life around the world are deeply saddened by the news of Senior IFS officer Dr. S. Manikandan (aged 46, hailing from Cumbum in Theni District, Tamilnadu), Conservator of Forests and Field Director of

World Wildlife day lost another warrior of wild

Jose Louies Manikandan IFS – CF of Nagharhole was killed by a lone tusker today while he was in the field examining the damage caused by forest fire. He laid his life in the forest and by a tusker both protected by him on the day dedicated for wildlife ! The real side of wildlife

Tigers are fighting a losing battle

Lalit Shastri Bhopal: During 2017, 98 cases of tiger mortality and 17 cases of tiger body parts seizure were reported from different parts of India. The maiximum mortality Р26 tigers Рwas reported from BJP ruled Madhya Pradesh, the central Indian State that boasts of the cental Indian highlands and was till a few years

CREW all set for Central Indian Highlands Wildlife Film Festival 2018

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: CREW (Crusade for Revival of Environment and Wildlife) is organising the Central Indian Highlands Wildlife Film Festival 2018 (CIHfestival 2018) with the help of the Wildlife Wing of Madhya Pradesh Forest Department between February and September this year. In the first phase of CIHfestival 2018, Wildlife Expeditions (camps) are being organised for

Last call from P. M. Lad

Kishor Rithe Newsroom24x7 joins Kishor Rithe in paying homage to P.M. Lad, a great and committed conservationist, wildlife expert and birder I used to get phone calls regularly from P.M.Lad. Many of these calls were meant for saving the forest land in Sailana, He would mainly discuss how the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF

2017 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Finalists and Winners Announced

Newsroom24x7 Staff The 2017 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Finalists and Winners have been announced. Grand Teton Award, sponsored by Panasonic goes to The Ivory Game, A Netflix Documentary, Terra Mater Film Studios and Vulcan Productions ‚Äčin association with Malaika Pictures in association with Appian Way The Best Animal Behavior Film, sponsored by World Wildlife

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