March 20, 2014
The telecom brand launched a huge campaign, had thousands of people sending an SMS, but hardly any money actually went towards tiger welfare. Gandhi points out that the money earned from the SMS d...
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4
If Kasturirangan report is dumped, the Gadgil report will take its place, cautions Chandy
New Delhi, Jan 24
The National Green Tribunal today directed that South Korean major Posco will not cut any trees at a village in Odisha for developing its Rs 51,000-crore steel project till the State Government gi...
New Delhi, Jan 14
Setting a rule of sorts, Environment Minister M. Veerappa Moily has made it clear that green nod will not be given to a project that is opposed by the local panchayats.
He made this clear...
New Delhi, Dec. 21
Land acquisition, green clearances hurting project implementation, says Rahul Gandhi
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec. 15
‘The Centre has rejected the Gadgil report due to pressure from mining companies, real estate lobbies, timber lobbies and other corporate sectors.’
Hyderabad, Dec. 9
State-level recovery plans have been proposed to save the Great Indian Bustard species and protect them from extinction.
Following suggestions by the Ministry of Environme...
Bangalore, Nov 28
Waste management should be a social responsibility first and then a business proposal and companies should move towards zero waste discharge.
This was among the observations made at...
New Delhi, March 28
Finnish handset major Nokia has joined hands with nature conservation body WWF India to launch WWF Renewables Market, an official app for Earth Hour this year to promote the use of renewable energ...
March 7, 2014
On the tail of Meerut’s big cat, BLink has a few close encounters with rumour-mongers, pranksters, dodgy local reporters, harried officials and yes, Mr Spots himself »
Manila, Feb. 16
The team bags award despite cash crunch and Customs hassles
New Delhi, Jan 15
After a row over implementation of an expert committee report, the Centre has ruled out appointment of any more panels to study the Western Ghats in an attempt to address concerns of the six State...
New Delhi, Dec 22
The National Tiger Conservation Authority has refused to give its nod for reintroduction of white tigers in Madhya Pradesh saying they have no “conservation value”, a decision that may come as a s...
December 21, 2013
It’s the season of giving. So, why not go to social funds, which invest your money in worthy causes – while earning you returns.
Sundarbans, Dec 12
Imagine buying a plot of land only to see it vanishing into the river gradually after a few years!Thousands of farmers living on the banks of the islands in Sundarbans are struggling to pro...
Hyderabad, Dec 9
State level recovery plans have been proposed to save the Great Indian Bustard species from extinction.
Following suggestions by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, all bustard range...
Hyderabad, Nov 26
The latest International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Birds (2013) shows that fifteen bird species in India continue to be Critically Endangered (CR). Three other...