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Sunderbans
West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

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

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

New clothes to win trust in conflict zones

Over 2,500 children and women living in areas prone to human-animal conflict will get a new set of clothes in the run-up to the festive season. The areas are Dakshin Shole in West Midnapore, human se...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Crocodile swims into village pond

A 10ft-long crocodile strayed into a pond in a Sunderbans village prompting villagers to take photographs of the reptile. Officials from the South 24-Parganas forest range office and trained personne...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Trapped tiger released in wild

The tiger, a male aged around “five-six years”, was released into Chulkata forest in the South 24-Parganas division of the Sunderbans, on the banks of the Thakuran river and not far from J...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Tiger strays into Sunderbans village

A tiger was captured in a trap cage in the patch of forest on the edge of Baikanthapur 6 on Tuesday evening. The trap had been laid because the tiger spotted earlier was expected to come back for the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.09.20

Tiger claims third victim in four days

A fisherman who was part of a team that had ventured inside the Sunderbans forests to catch crabs died after being attacked by a tiger while he was cooking on the bank of a creek on Sunday morning, a ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Sunderbans: Fishing to save mangroves

Around 20 families in a Sunderbans village will get fish fingerlings to be reared in five ponds. The conservationists and foresters behind the project are hoping that the scope of an alternative live...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.09.20

Tiger claims 3rd victim in Sunderbans

A fisherman who was part of a team that had ventured inside the Sunderbans forests to catch crabs died after being attacked by a tiger while he was cooking on the bank of a creek on Sunday morning, a ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.20

Sundarbans bite southern bait

Several fishermen from North and South 24-Parganas, who lived off the fish netted from rivers and creeks adjacent to the Sunderbans, are migrating to Kerala and Tamil Nadu, driven by tiger attacks and...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.09.20

Tiger attack in Sundarbans

A man who had ventured deep inside the Sunderbans to catch crabs and fish died after being mauled by a tiger on Thursday morning. Ram Raptan had set out on a small boat with several others from Kumir...
By Snehal Sengupta in Sunderbans


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