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Villagers in Chhattisgarh district protest over mining nod, arrest of 6 tribals

Tribal leaders of the Bastar region have supported the protest and demanded an immediate release of the six alleged Maoists.
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Published on Dec 05, 2020 02:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bastar/Raipur | ByS Kareemuddin and Ritesh Mishra

The world is paying a price for the illegal wildlife trade

India must not deplete wildlife habitats and its inhabitants, and make protecting the natural world a national priority
People wear face mask to protect against coronavirus, Mumbai, March 12, 2020(HT PHOTO)
People wear face mask to protect against coronavirus, Mumbai, March 12, 2020(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 05:24 PM IST
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ByValmik Thapar

Held captive for 6 days, elephant ‘Krishna’ dies

Krishna, 25, the elephant, was brought to the facility on November 13 as residents protested against its release in a reserve forest saying it would endanger more human lives, they added.
Human-elephant conflict is common in Assam and has left 761 humans and 249 elephants dead since 2010, according to data tabled in state assembly.(PTI file photo)
Human-elephant conflict is common in Assam and has left 761 humans and 249 elephants dead since 2010, according to data tabled in state assembly.(PTI file photo)
Updated on Nov 18, 2019 11:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi

Sunderbans shield protects Kolkata from Bulbul fury

The Sunderbans itself has been ravaged by humans, though. Out of the 102 islands, 54 have human settlements; the rest have forests with national parks, reserve forests and sanctuaries which are home to the only mangrove tigers in the world.
Destruction in the aftermath of Cyclone Bulbul, at Amarabati village in Bakkhali, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal on Sunday.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Destruction in the aftermath of Cyclone Bulbul, at Amarabati village in Bakkhali, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal on Sunday.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 13, 2019 02:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByJoydeep Thakur

Mumbai has a long way to go in protecting mangrove forests

After the recent notification on 224 ha of mangrove cover, 475 ha remain unprotected
Studies have shown that the city is losing its mangrove forests.(HT FILE)
Studies have shown that the city is losing its mangrove forests.(HT FILE)
Published on Aug 05, 2019 01:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByManoj Nair

Timber production forests find place in Forest Act draft

The ministry has drafted a policy for public-private partnership (PPPs) to develop plantations in “degraded” forests.
The state government also has the right to impose cess or taxes on the forest land used for such production.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The state government also has the right to impose cess or taxes on the forest land used for such production.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Apr 14, 2019 03:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

Uttarakhand loses Rs 86 lakh to forest fires this year

Uttarakhand has lost 4,538 hectares of vegetation to forest fires this year, incurring a loss of Rs 86 lakh in the process. The official forest fire season began on February 15 and ended on June 15.
Although the official forest fire season is over, sporadic incidents of fire are still being recorded from different parts of the state. Officials say there hasn’t been enough rainfall this year.(HT/File Photo)
Although the official forest fire season is over, sporadic incidents of fire are still being recorded from different parts of the state. Officials say there hasn’t been enough rainfall this year.(HT/File Photo)
Published on Jun 22, 2018 07:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByNihi Sharma

Elephant named ‘Laden’ may have killed 37 people in Assam since 2016

Assistant conservator of forests, Nayanjyoti Rajbongshi, said the department suspects Laden to be behind death of 37 people since 2016 when he walked down from Garo hills in Meghalaya to make Goalpara forest his home
People look on as a wild elephant crosses a road near the flood affected Kaziranga National Park in Assam.(PTI Representative Photo)
People look on as a wild elephant crosses a road near the flood affected Kaziranga National Park in Assam.(PTI Representative Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2018 05:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | BySadiq Naqvi
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