Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.21

Coming soon: Urban forest at canal side

Visitors welcome post-Covid The forest has bamboo structures meant to support creepers and hold up placards with information about the plants. There will also be audio-visual descriptions. It is shut...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.21

Think again: Mizoram forest fire

Sir — Yet another forest fire has broken out — this time in Mizoram. The wildfire has affected at least eight forest areas, and threatens to spread to nearby settlements. As usual, hashtag...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 27.04.21

Wildfire in Mizoram spreads to 6 districts

“No flame was reported. Only smoke was observed at two places for which Bambi bucket ops has begun,” he said. Apart from local volunteers, the Assam Rifles and Border Security Force (BSF...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.21

Elephant found dead in Dooars

The carcass of a sub-adult wild elephant was found in Apalchand forest in Jalpaiguri on Friday morning. This is the second elephant death that has been reported in north Bengal in the past 24 hours. ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.21

Burning country: forest fires and more

By The Editorial Board in


Opinion  /  Published 07.04.21

Start young: appeal to lower vaccination age

Sir — The appeal sent by the Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray, to the Central government to lower the age of Covid-19 vaccination for Indians to 25 should be paid heed to by the prim...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.04.21

Street plays held against hunting fest

Foresters at the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary have come up with an innovative way to spread awareness among villagers about the futility of killing innocent animals and protecting the jungles from fires. ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.21

Dalma forest fires under control

Fires are raging in some parts of the scenic Dalma wildlife sanctuary,  but foresters are working tirelessly to prevent the flames from spreading across the elephant abode. The authorities ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.03.21

Tusker alert across Dalma hills

The forest department has issued a high alert across 80 villages hamlets dotting the Dalma wildlife sanctuary, as most of the 155 elephants have returned to the jungle after their annual sojourn West ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.21

Conservation in India on a new frontier

We live in an Age of Extinction. Halting the extinction of species and protecting the diversity of life are widely seen as the premier environmental challenges of our times.  In this effort, Ind...
By Mahesh Rangarajan in


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