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Monday, Feb 17, 2020

Forest fire

Feb 17, 2020 02:58
The guards got into flames while they were trying to control a wildfire which began on Sunday afternoon. read more
Dec 26, 2019 10:12
The blaze started in grassy, wooded areas but rapidly advanced to populated neighbourhoods in Valparaiso. There were no deaths from the fire that had burned 150 hectares. read more
Aug 30, 2019 18:04
Environmental lobby group BUND in Germany also called for a focus on replanting forests that had become monocultures as a result of past reforestation plans that had focused on planting only fast-growing trees. read more
Aug 22, 2019 00:04
Venezuela ranked second with 26,453 fires and Bolivia with 16,101 fires in Amazonian rainforests under their territory read more
Jun 05, 2019 18:49
The pre-monsoon rainfall has been poor. The monsoon, hopefully, won’t disappoint read more
May 29, 2019 15:19
The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted that conditions in the state are likely to become worse and forest fire will spread as maximum temperature is expected to go up till 40 degrees Celsius this week. read more
Apr 23, 2019 15:37
According to forest officials, over 90 % of the forest fires are man-made. The rest are due to lightning, friction caused by falling rocks and monkeys throwing stones that trigger sparks, resulting in forest fires. read more
Apr 01, 2019 00:24
The RTI query by Mumbai-based environment group Watchdog Foundation revealed data on forest fires across Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Kolhapur, Nashik and Aurangabad regions 2015 and 2019 read more
Feb 26, 2019 23:46
The fire that had spread to a vast area of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka in the past few days has been brought under “total control”, the state forest department said Tuesday. read more
Feb 26, 2019 20:04
The Bandipur fire shows that activists with wildlife and human rights skills have to work with state governments read more
Feb 26, 2019 07:36
The park, one of the most protected reserves,constitutes one of the largest contiguous forests in the country along with neighbouring national parks of Nagarhole in Karnataka, Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu and Wayanad wildlife sanctuary in Kerala. read more
Feb 25, 2019 23:24
For the fourth day in a row, the dry deciduous forests of Bandipur were up in flames, destroying an estimated 3,000 hectares of forests that are home to tigers, leopards, civets, sambar deer and four-horned antelopes among other animals. read more
Dec 19, 2018 15:54
On Saturday, fire was reported from a forest in Almora district’s Someshwar region, and is said to have reportedly destroyed many shrubs and different varieties of grasses read more
Dec 03, 2018 21:45
According to Mumbai fire brigade, the fire, which was confined to trees and dry leaves, spread across an area of about 3-4 kilometers. Although, there were no reported casualties, a heavy damage to the forest is being feared. read more
Nov 15, 2018 13:19
The country must set up a robust mechanism to protect its natural resource. In an age of climate variability, such lack of preparedness can put India’s forest wealth at a huge risk read more