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CRs are protected areas that act as buffer zones or migration corridors between established national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, reserved and protected forests of India(Sudhir Sukale)

Maha proposes Mayani Lake cluster as Conservation Reserve

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 11:37 AM IST
Area is home to a wide variety of migratory and resident birds with a checklist of 57 species, including the greater flamingo and lesser flamingo, endangered Steppe eagle
A flock of flamingos at the Talawe wetlands.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
A flock of flamingos at the Talawe wetlands.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Record flamingo numbers may clip wings of golf course project in Navi Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 06:31 AM IST
Close to a record 9,000 flamingos congregating across the Talawe wetlands in Navi Mumbai during the coronavirus-enforced lockdown has put the (golf) ball in the Maharashtra’s government’s court. The choice is between marking the area a conservation reserve or to go ahead with the plan of developing a golf course
Work on the Metro 3 car shed at Aarey Colony(HT Photo)
Work on the Metro 3 car shed at Aarey Colony(HT Photo)

Petition in HC is another hope to save Aarey

Hindustan Times | By Manoj R Nair
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2019 11:13 PM IST
Orphan elephants play at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya on March 12, 2019. - Each calf at the nursery has a tragic story: orphaned by poachers, drought, or in conflict with humans encroaching ever further into the few wild places left. Elephants stay for about three years at the orphanage, where they are fed every three hours and sleep in individual wooden pens, each with a keeper. In 42 years, the trust has rehabilitated more than 230 orphan elephants. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP)(AFP)
Orphan elephants play at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya on March 12, 2019. - Each calf at the nursery has a tragic story: orphaned by poachers, drought, or in conflict with humans encroaching ever further into the few wild places left. Elephants stay for about three years at the orphanage, where they are fed every three hours and sleep in individual wooden pens, each with a keeper. In 42 years, the trust has rehabilitated more than 230 orphan elephants. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP)(AFP)

Wildlife board not to hear J-K cases now

New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2019 06:45 AM IST
Existing laws, including the Wildlife Protection Act 1972 and the Jammu and Kashmir Wildlife Protection Act, do not provide for consultation of the NBWL for cases related to national parks or sanctuaries in Jammu and Kashmir, the committee said in a report.
As many as 523 lions were detected at the Gir National Park and Sanctuary in the 2015 census.(AP File Photo)
As many as 523 lions were detected at the Gir National Park and Sanctuary in the 2015 census.(AP File Photo)

Now, teasing Gir lion can get you seven years’ imprisonment

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2018 04:35 PM IST
The forest department will also institute a network of informers who will tip off the authorities on illegal activities such as filming of the Asiatic lion.
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