Jabalpur High Court admits petition against reconstitution of State Wildlife Board

Newsroom24x7 Network Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday, 30 August 2019,  admitted a petition by senior journalist and eminent conservationist Lalit Shastri challenging the reconstitution of the State Wildlife Board on the grounds that it is vitiated by law and is against the mandatory provision of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972. Since a petition on… Read More Jabalpur High Court admits petition against reconstitution of State Wildlife Board

MP formula to boost wildlife tourism: Turn Tiger State into a brand and live off Tigers

Lalit Shastri Madhya Pradesh Congress Government led by Chief Minister Kamal Nath has gone into the overdrive mode to promote tourism in wildlife areas of the State after there was a proposal from Valmik Thapar, founder of Ranthambore Foundation, for setting up an empowered committee to boost tourism in the Tiger Reserves. Thapar batted for… Read More MP formula to boost wildlife tourism: Turn Tiger State into a brand and live off Tigers

“Serious shortcomings in regulating diversion of forest land and compensatory afforestation”

Newsroom24x7 Network The theme of UNCCD’s Conference of the Parties – UNCCD COP14 – being hosted in New Delhi, from September 2 to 13, is “Restore Land to Sustain Life”. Over 3,000 participants from all over the world are expected to participate in COP14. The Parties to the Convention will agree on the actions each… Read More “Serious shortcomings in regulating diversion of forest land and compensatory afforestation”