News  /  Published 09.06.22

Kolkata students gain new perspective about world

Students of Ruby Park Public School celebrated Rabindra Jayanti with a cultural programme. The Pre-primary children immersed themselves in craft-making photo frames, colouring pictures of Rabindranath...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Kolkata

India  /  Published 20.05.22

Mangrove forest cover increases in Odisha

The corona pandemic has come as a boon for Odisha at least on one front. During the last two years, the state has added the highest number of mangrove forests in the country and its forest cover is co...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 28.04.22

Intrinsic value

Neighbourhoods in Calcutta with names like Kadapara, Garanhatta, Bagmari, Entally (Hentally), Halsibagan, Keoratala and Nonapukur tell us that these were all part of the mangrove ecosystem — the...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

Science Tech  /  Published 23.04.22

Apple encouraging ecofriendly initiatives

The mangroves of Maharashtra are under various threats, from climate change to human encroachment. Apple has awarded the Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) a grant to work with the local...
By Mathures Paul

News  /  Published 11.03.22

French consul general tours ground zero of climate change in Sunderbans

Talpain even took a photograph of his toto driver, Maina, and later sent the photo to him. “The impact of climate change is on the rise. In that context, the French consul general’s trip ...
By Jayanta Basu


News  /  Published 09.03.22

Cross-border conservation project for endangered turtles in Sunderbans

Rare turtles that have made a habit of traversing borders have prompted Indian foresters and conservationists to touch base with their Bangladeshi counterparts for a joint conservation effort. The no...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.02.22

Tiger strays into village, gets trapped

A tiger that had strayed into a village in the Sunderbans was trapped in a cage early on Thursday. This is the sixth case of a tiger straying near human habitats in the mangrove delta since December....
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.02.22

Bravery awards for rescuing tigers in Sunderbans

A dozen people got ‘bravery awards’ on Monday for their role in rescuing tigers that had strayed into villages in the Sunderbans in recent times. At Aranya Bhavan, the ceremony broug...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.02.22

Mangrove awareness camps in Sunderbans for teachers, pupils

Saviour from storms, home to a variety of flora and fauna, provider of livelihood and massive carbon sink. Foresters and environment activists explained the many virtues of the mangrove wetlands to s...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.22

Sunderbans green shield against big cats

A community initiative led by 200-odd residents, mostly women, of Sunderbans’ Kumirmari island, have since January 12 planted more than 10,000 mangrove saplings along their riverbank habitation....
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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