West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.22

Kanyashree guards for mangroves

South 24-Parganas district administration has engaged senior girl students, who are beneficiaries of the state government’s Kanyashree scheme, as “Mangrove Yoddhas” (Mangrove Soldier...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 05.07.22

Six lakh mangrove saplings planted in Sunderbans

More than six lakh mangrove saplings have been planted in the Sunderbans over the past two years in a drive that aims to preserve the delta’s delicate ecosystem and generate income for women. T...
By Debraj Mitra

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


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