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Deforestation
India  /  Published 25.04.20

Return of the natives

Bad times have their own dream sequence. All that wildlife pouring onto city streets in a steady stream. The Arabian Sea flushed pink from thousands of flamingoes. Sometime in early March, the people ...
By Judhajit Dasgupta in

North East  /  Published 11.03.20

Things look black for Namdapha greenery

Namdapha National Park in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh is facing a massive deforestation threat because of felling of trees by the timber smugglers. Namdapha National Park is 1,985km (766 s...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 23.02.20

Another blow

Sir — It is disheartening that the population of whale sharks in the Indo-Pacific region has declined by 63 per cent in 75 years. This alarming fall bears testimony to the all-round degradation of t...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 30.12.19

States in Northeast lose forest cover

The Northeast, which is one of the 17 biodiversity hotspots of the world, has lost 765 square km of forest cover during 2017-19.Overall, the country has gained 3,976 square km forest cover.The India S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 29.12.19

Youths protest felling for smart city

A group of youths on Sunday protested here against the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC)’s decision to cut down trees in the heart of the city in the name of Agartala Smart City Development proje...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 25.12.19

Deb ‘arrests’ 3 for felling trees on highway

Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb and his police officials caught three persons illegally chopping giant teak trees along National Highway 8 at Baramura Hills range in West district of the state...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.12.19

Worry over fewer flights from foreign lands

Birds from afar are flocking to the Telaiya dam this December, but experts worry that their numbers are on the decline. Located 18km from Koderma town, the reservoir, tagged as an ‘important bird ar...
By Manoj Kumar in Koderma

North East  /  Published 10.11.19

Protest against move to cut trees for bridge

City residents formed a human chain along the Brahmaputra riverfront in Machkhowa on Sunday with an appeal to save it from the new bridge coming up over the river. The proposed 1.6km bridge will reduc...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.10.19

Wanted: Saviour for felled trees in Jharkhand

Remember the outrage recently when the Supreme Court stepped in after thousands of trees were cut in Arey, a suburb of Mumbai, for the Metro rail project? Now sample this: The Jharkhand forest departm...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

World  /  Published 27.10.19

Pope's Amazon synod proposes female leaders

Catholic bishops from across the Amazon called Saturday for the ordination of married men as priests to address the clergy shortage in the region, an historic proposal that would upend centuries of Ro...
By AP in Vatican


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