Operation land grab in Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary

Lalit Shastri The last Report on the Status of Forest in India talks of maximum depletion of forest in the Tribal districts There is continuous threat to forests on account of reckless firewood and minor forest produce collection, grazing, illegal mining and forest fires More than 59,000 sq kms has been assigned under the Forest… Read More Operation land grab in Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary

Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary and 3rd Railway Line: Need for Mitigation Planning and Implementation

Lalit Shastri Bhopal: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has recently taken cognizance of damage caused to the overhead equipment used by trains to collect their current, due to blasting for a third railway line being laid by Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) through the Ratapani Wildlife Sanctaury, an important tiger habitat near Bhopal, the capital… Read More Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary and 3rd Railway Line: Need for Mitigation Planning and Implementation