West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.22

Footage to know why tigers stray

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in Bengal will formally request the chief wildlife warden of Bengal seeking footage of cameras installed across the Sunderbans in a bid to understand why royal Bengal tig...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 03.01.22

Many poisons: toxic air

The battle against air pollution must be fought on multiple fronts. That seems to be the gist of the findings of a study conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi which found that more th...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.22

Tigress’s recorded roars to lure stray tiger

Foresters in the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve on Saturday set up a recorded audio clip of a tigress’s roars over speakerphones in an earmarked area around Gosaba village in their effort to trap a ti...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bolpur/ Kalyani

News  /  Published 09.12.21

Captured tiger released into the wild in Sunderbans

After its capture the tiger was constantly monitored by two veterinarians of the forest department, said Milan Mondal, the divisional forest officer of the South 24-Parganas division. “The tige...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.12.21

Tiger census tool fit to roar

The unique challenges posed by the terrain of the world’s only mangrove tiger habitat prevented the use of a software-based tool to count their numbers for over a decade. After modifications, t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.21

Mangrove planting brings award to teacher

Umashankar Mondal, 40, had earned the moniker of “mangrove man” among residents of the Sunderbans a long time ago for his unrelenting seedling planting work towards the sustenance and reju...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.21

Apps to help in tiger count

The tiger census across Bengal, part of the big cat count  across the country, will be totally digital and paperless this time. Data will be recorded from ground zero (inside the core areas) to a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anirban Choudhury in Calcutta/ Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.21

Crocodile spotted in Sunderbans

A crocodile was spotted on the bank of a pond at the remote village of Patharpratima in the Sunderbans on Thursday morning. The residents of Mandalgheri area of Achintya Nagar gram panchayat immediat...
By Our Correspondent in Sunderbans

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.21

Pure water in saline zone for 2,000 families

A mini-water treatment plant to supply purified drinking water in an area of the Sunderbans that suffers from high salinity in its groundwater was inaugurated on Friday. Ncourage Social Enterprise Fo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.21

Tiger drags away crab hunter, sons look on

By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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