Category: Environment & Forest

Poachers kill Tiger cub in Bandhavgarh, body found in Assembly Deputy Speaker’s farmhouse

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (Madhya Pradesh): There has been a shocking case of poaching of a tiger cub in the farmhouse of Madhya Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker Rajendra Singh adjoining Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.’ The body of the tiger cub was found hanging in a noose at the farm house of the

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Laos’ Sin City: EIA exposé on Illegal wildlife trade in Golden Triangle SEZ

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: London based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) has just released a documentary ‘Sin City: Illegal Wildlife Trade in Laos’ Special Economic Zone’ which lays bare how the Chinese company KingsRomans Group, running the Special Economic Zone to the North-West of the heart of the Golden Triangle in Laos is openly and blatantly doing

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PM Modi to inaugurate first energy summit “Urja Sangam” on March 27

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The first international energy summit in India – “Urja Sangam 2015: Shaping India’s Energy Security” – to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on March 27 will bring together Ministers, CEOs, joint venture partners, industry leaders, academia, technology innovators, policy-makers and thought leaders on

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Sewage sludge and pig farming in the heart of Bhopal: A continuing disaster

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: There is nuisance as sewage is being allowed to flow freely in the heart of Char Imli, a residential area in Bhopal, the capital of the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, where many state ministers and senior bureaucrats live. People all over the globe recognise that hog farming or sewage sludge,

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Evidence of retreat of glaciers: River flows will not decline as melt rates in eastern Himalyas will increase

Kathmandu: Multiple researchers, who attended the International Symposium on Glaciology here, presented evidence of the retreat of glaciers in the eastern Himalayas, but suggested that river flows will not decline significantly in the coming decades, as melt rates and precipitation are projected to increase. Researchers and students from around the globe assembled a more complete

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Relocated tigress – T6 delivers 3 cubs in Panna Tiger Reserve

Newsroom24x7 Desk Panna: The Panna Tiger Reserve staff has spotted 3 cubs born to the tigress – T6 that had been brought from the Pench Tiger Reserve as part of the Panna Tiger Reintroduction Project, which was launched after the entire tiger popular hadvanished and not a single tiger was spotted in this Tiger Reserve

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Russian team in Panna Tiger Reserve to study Tiger Reintroduction Project

Newsroom24x7 Desk Panna (Madhya Pradesh): A 2-member team from Russia, supported by International Fund for Animal Welfare, Wildlife Trust of India and Global Tiger Forum, will conclude a 4-day study tour of Panna Tiger Reserve tomorrow. The Russian team comprising of Ivan kholev and Sergei Roosevelt, along with Technical Officer of Global Tiger Forum Dr

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Diamond giant Rio Tinto’s Indian connection and questions that need to be addressed

Lalit Shastri While the proposal of Rio Tinto Exploration India Private Limited for prospecting of diamond in 2329.75 hectare of forest land located in Buxwaha range of Chhatarpur district in Madhya Pradesh is pending with the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on the issue of “compliance”, IGATE Corporation (NASDAQ: IGTE), the New Jersey-headquartered

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Gadkari praises Madhya Pradesh for promoting the bamboo sector

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Union Road Transport, Highways and Sea Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has congratulated Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for bamboo-based innovations and the state government’s initiative in this direction. In a letter, Gadkari has expressed the hope that Madhya Pradesh will lead the country in the bamboo sector. Referring to

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“Tiger’s Revenge” at Van Vihar on Sunday

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: The Bhopal citizens, especially those interested in wildlife, wildlife film making and photography, will get the opportunity to interact with award winning Filmmaker S. Nalla Muthu tomorrow at Van Vihar Auditorium in the State capital. It will also be an occasion for those who want to make a career in Wildlife Filmmaking and/Photography

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GEF will take up 4 up four pilot projects on sustainable urban practices

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 11: Global Environment Facility (GEF) that supports UN objectives of protecting environment and addressing climate change concerns, has agreed to undertake pilot projects in four Indian cities for promoting ‘green urban practices’. An understanding in this regard was reached during a meeting between the visiting CEO and Chairperson of GEF

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Friends of the Lower Mekong and the sustainabilty initiative

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb. 3: Friends of the Lower Mekong, a donor coordination group, have come together with the countries of the Lower Mekong to discuss the connection between water resources, energy needs, and food security. Carrying forward this objective, US Counselor Tom Shannon and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne led

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Tiger Population in India goes up to 2226, 30.5% increase since the last estimate

Prakash Javadekar releases Status of Tigers in India Report 2014 Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 20: Minister of Environment, Forests& Climate Change  Prakash Javadekar today said that Government initiatives to streamline Tiger Conservation along with effective Forest Management and Community Participation has led to increase in the number of tigers. All around involvement of all stakeholders has

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Greenpeace employee “Offloaded” at Delhi Airport

NGO demands explanation from the Government New Delhi, Jan 11: In yet another incident of government clampdown on Greenpeace India, Priya Pillai, Senior Campaigner with the organisation was stopped at the New Delhi airport, this morning by the immigration office and denied to get onboard her flight to London. Pillai had a valid business visa to

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