Environment & Forest

The last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Newsroom24x7 Network Nairobi: With the passing away of Sudan, at age 45, now there are only 2 females and no more male northern white rhinos on planet Earth. It remains to be seen if artificial reproductive techniques can save the fate of the northern white rhino -the majestic African wildlife species that is now going […]

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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 […]

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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 – 26 tigers – was reported from BJP ruled Madhya Pradesh, the central Indian State that boasts of the cental Indian highlands and was till a few years […]

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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 […]

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Trophy hunting: British Columbia brings an end to grizzly bear hunt

Newsroom24x7 Network Victoria: The British Columbia government is bringing an end to the hunting of grizzly bears throughout the province, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, announced on 18 December. The population of grizzly bears in British Columbia is […]

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World’s largest beach cleanup suspended after volunteers were heckled and abused by goons

Newsroom24x7 Network https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FUNEP%2Fvideos%2F10156029473470712%2F&show_text=0&width=560 Mumbai: UN Environment Champion of the Earth Afroz Shah, who initiated and has continued to cleanup the Versova beach here without break for more than two years, was forced to suspend the world’s largest beach cleanup on (Sunday 19 November, 2017) after Volunteers were heckled and abused by goons for picking up garbage, and […]

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In India: Companies are pocketing thousands of crore at the cost of National Biodiversity Fund

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Former Member Secretary Madhya Pradesh State Biodiversity Board and retired Indian Forest Service Officer Dr. Ramgopal Soni has responded to the news story titled: “At what cost India is encouraging the rising export of medicinal herbs?” published by Newsroom24x7 yesterday (21 July 2017) by stating that commercial utilisation and export of herbal […]

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