User: basavapatna Topic: Common Land
Category: Afforestation
Last updated: May 13 2017 23:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Forest Dept. tweaks land purchase rule for private firms 13.5.2017 Hindu: News
Instead of allowing companies to give equivalent land ‘anywhere’, they will have to purchase land identified by the department
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Koyilandy to host State’s first mangrove museum 7.5.2017 Hindu: News
The facility will have an exclusive reference library on mangrove forests
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Forced out of the forest 6.5.2017 Hindu: News
For the Chenchus, the Nallamala forest is their home. Not any longer after a National Tiger Conservation Authority order stripped them of their rights in a bid to fortify India’s largest tiger reserve. K. Venkateshwarlu and S. Murali report
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Challenges in saving Kappatagudda 28.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Many dry areas have fragmented patches of natural forests especially on the hills interspersed with vast stretches of agriculture lands and human habitation. These forest patches have played important roles in soil moisture conservation, providing refuge to wild animals, slowing the siltation of large, medium and small reservoirs etc. With the growing pressure of human and cattle population, these small patches of natural forests are facing further degradation and fragmentation. Most of these forest patches are marked as reserve forests. However, there are still some patches where notifications have been given under Section 4 of the Karnataka Forest Act, 1963, to mark them as reserve forests, but the matter is still pending with the Revenue Department that controls forest settlement proceedings. These cases have not been resolved even after the lapse of five decades. Sandur forests in Ballari district are an example of such mischief. In recent years, with the clearance from the central government many ...
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Kerala’s high ranges sit on a powder keg 22.4.2017 Hindu: News
Far from the compulsions of politics, an environmental disaster has been relentlessly unfolding in the highlands of Kerala, with catastrophic consequences for the whole state.
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Core areas of tiger reserves may soon become human habitation-free 16.4.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
 The core areas of tiger reserves may soon become human habitation-free as forest dwellers and tribals living there have to move out after they lost their right to live there.
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Rights to the forest 16.4.2017 Hindu: Home
A political scientist argues that the state cannot always be the best entity to manage common pool resources such as forests and water
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Core tiger areas may become human habitation-free 15.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Forest dwellers and tribals living in critical tiger habitats or the core areas of tiger reserves may soon have to move out after losing their right to continue living there.
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Tribal struggle 12.4.2017 FrontLine: Home
Tribal people evicted from reserved forest land in Karnataka’s Kodagu district have not relocated to the sites offered by the government and insist on three acres of land for each family in the Diddalli forests. By RAVI SHARMA recently in Kodagu
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Kappatagudda declared as conservation reserve, once more 12.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Kappatagudda declared as conservation reserve, once more
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Bannerghatta National Park ‘buffer’ zone shrinks 10.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Initially proposed ESZ area was 269 sq. km, now it is 181 sq. km
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Catch me if you can: Forest officials fail to nab fearless Rhino poachers at Kaziranga National Park 4.4.2017 India Today| NATION
Kaziranga grapples with rampant rhino poaching and criticism of the park authorities trigger-happy response to the menace.
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Over 3,000 trees being felled to widen NH 75 24.3.2017 Hindu: News
NHAI has taken up upgrading of the two-lane carriageway into four-lane
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Bird sanctuary in Badopal village yet to take wings 23.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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BBC to be banned from filming in protected areas for five years? 1.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
However, a BBC spokesperson said the British public broadcaster had not yet received any notification of a ban.
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Rhino report impartial: BBC 1.3.2017 Hindu: News
Broadcaster says it has not received any notification of a ban from authorities
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Wildlife board likely to take final call on Kappatagudda forest today 19.2.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The State Wildlife Board, which is scheduled to meet in Bengaluru on Monday, is likely to take a final decision on restoring conservation reserve tag on the Kappatagudda forest region in Gadag district. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who is the chairman of the board, will be seeking the opinion of the panel on Kappatagudda based on which the state government will decide its next action. There have been agitations after the state government in November last withdrew a notification declaring 17,872 hectares of the reserve forest in Kappatagudda as a conservation reserve. Several seers under the leadership of Siddalinga Swamy of Tontadarya Mutt have been holding agitations against the state government's move to remove the reserve tag. At the same time, some farmers' associations have welcomed the government's move stating the livelihood of around 650 farmer families depended on the region. Besides, Kappatagudda landscape is neither adjacent to any of the existing national park or sanctuary, they point ...
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Lift construction bar in Aravalis: Haryana 15.2.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Meghalaya ex-legislator gets bail in land scam 6.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A local court on Monday bailed out former Congress legislator Stanlywiss Rymbai in a case of land acquisition for afforestation.
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Call to save Bannerghatta forest grows louder 6.2.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Call to save Bannerghatta forest grows louder
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