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Maharashtra to deploy 500 armed guards against tiger poaching

May 23rd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Alarmed by the deaths of two tigers in Maharashtra forest reserves, state Forest Minister Patangrao Kadam Tuesday said that over 500 armed guards will be recruited ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh chief minister bats for tourism in tiger reserves

November 17th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Wednesday met union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan in New Delhi and urged her not to ban ... Read more...

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World’s first ever carbon neutral bra goes on sale in UK

April 14th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): With Earth Day just over a week away, a leading retailer in the UK has already given shoppers an eco-makeover.Marks and Spencer has made 'going green' even easier ... Read more...

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Rarest otter discovered in Borneo

July 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): The world's rarest otter has been rediscovered in Borneo when a single animal tripped an automatic camera placed by conservationists.The hairy-nosed otter was clicked in the Deramakot Forest ... Read more...

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Tigers get more space in Maharashtra’s forest reserves

May 7th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), May 7 (ANI): Wildlife experts at Tadoba-Andheri Tiger Reserve (TATR) in Maharashtra have welcomed a state government decision to issue notice for a buffer zone around its currently existing area. ... Read more...

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Palm-oil plan may save the world’s last orangutans

July 23rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A team of conservationists in Sabah, in Malaysian Borneo, is planning to join forces with the palm oil industry to figure out how to protect the world's last ... Read more...

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Combing operation for man-eating tiger in Uttar Pradesh

November 14th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) A man-eating tiger has strayed into a village in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit district, following which the state forest department has launched an intensive combing operation, officials said Friday."We ... Read more...

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Counting tigers in Mudumalai no walk in the park

May 4th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
(To go with Three states, four forest reserves, how many tigers?) By Papri Sri Raman Coimbatore, May 4 (IANS) This year, the Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary is encouraging school kids to spot a tiger. Yet, ... Read more...

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Three states, four forest reserves, how many tigers?

May 4th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by admin
By Papri Sri Raman Coimbatore, May 4 (IANS) The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) says in its latest census report that the Nagarhole-Mudumalai-Bandipur-Wayanad reserve forests that straddle three states in the Nilgiris has ... Read more...

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