West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

Fresh seeds for plantation push

South 24-Parganas district administration officials will on Monday observe the International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem by organising at least 300 plantation drives, all of whi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

Science Tech  /  Published 21.06.21

Shivered Tales

A lazy, apparently eventless post-Christmas morning on the sun-kissed beaches of North Andaman in 2004 had little anticipation of the massive earthquake measuring 9 on the Richter scale (Mw>9.2) oc...
By Supriyo Kumar Das

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.21

For mangroves, a cyclone too soon

Barely 48 hours ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Yaas on Wednesday, people living in the Sunderbans region feel unprotected owing to the damage that Cyclone Amphan had caused to their first g...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Tiger fitted with radio collar in Sunderbans

An adult male tiger was fitted with a radio collar before being released in the Harikhali forest of the Sunderbans to study it’s behaviour and track its whereabouts in the mangroves. The exerci...
By Snehal Sengupta, Debraj Mitra in Sunderbans

Calcutta  /  Published 03.11.20

Sunderbans honey in e-shopping cart

Residents of Calcutta can now get pure honey sourced online from the Sunderbans mangroves, with groups of native honey collectors teaming up amid the Covid pandemic to offer home delivery of the natur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.20

Sundarbans: drive to restore mangroves

Members of the Paschim Banga Vigyan Mancha, one of the largest people’s science movements in India, along with a group of students, have launched a plantation drive in the Sunderbans to restore ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Hingalganj


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