User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Feb 11 2019 10:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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River ecosystems: India’s most precious national asset is crying out for legal protection 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Only river stretches passing through national parks and sanctuaries enjoy robust protection.
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The biggest threats to wildlife in India: Forest fires and an ‘unhealthy’ plantation model 8.2.2019 Scroll.in
All that is needed to restore Indian ecosystems is protection, not plantation.
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Joshua Tree National Park will stay open after all, officials say 10.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Joshua Tree National Park will stay open during the partial U.S. government shutdown, officials said on Wednesday, reversing an announcement earlier this week that the famed desert preserve in California would close because of sanitation issues and ...
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Urban school children to enjoy free jungle trip 8.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Forest Minister Umang Singhar has instructed the Eco Tourism Board to take urban children on a free tour around the state’s Tiger Reserves, National Parks and sanctuaries too under the Anubhuti programme. Singhar said that initially choose one school each of Indore and Bhopal. He told to prepare further strategy based on this […]
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At national parks, Americans blame both sides for shutdown 3.1.2019 Reuters: World News
As Ralph Snake walked across Washington's National Mall on Wednesday, he stopped every few feet to pick up litter that has accumulated in the once-tidy expanse of grass since a budget showdown partially closed the federal government 12 days ago.
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States help run U.S. National Parks in federal government shutdown 23.12.2018 Reuters: World News
U.S. National Parks will be left with just a skeleton staff during the federal government shutdown, and several states are using their own funds to make sure public restrooms get cleaned and visitor centers stay open.
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Factbox: Trump, U.S. Congress flirt with partial government shutdown 18.12.2018 Reuters: World News
If President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress fail to cut a spending deal by Friday, about 25 percent of federal operations will run out of money, causing a partial government shutdown.
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Brazil's Amazon rainforest under siege by illegal mines 12.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Environmental enforcement agents deep in the Amazon rainforest swooped down on an illegal mine in a dawn raid in early November, in a campaign to tamp down on such activities that environmental groups say have reached epidemic scale.
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10-Kilometre Area Around 21 Parks To Be Marked Eco-Sensitive Zone 11.12.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The 21 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries are in Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
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Centre’s push for wider, busier roads in Karnataka’s Protected Areas threatens precious wildlife 25.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
It has proposed to widen the highway passing through Bandipur National Park, lift restrictions on night traffic, build elevated corridors and install fences.
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Pvt sectors to hold adventure activities on govt land 21.11.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The state’s tourism department will allot private land on license for camping and adventure activities. In this regard, the procedure for allotting land license is determined. Actually, under the tourism policy of MP 2016, the state tourism corporation has been authorized for activities related to eco and adventure tourism at places other than […]
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Survival International sticks to Kaziranga shooting exposure, blames BBC for retreating 21.11.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Survival International sticks to Kaziranga shooting exposure, blames BBC for retreating
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British envoy calls for better marketing to attract tourists to NE 18.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
British envoy calls for better marketing to attract tourists to NE
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BBC expresses regret over Kaziranga issue 7.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
BBC expresses regret over Kaziranga issue
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DNA profiling of rhinos to help fight poaching gets under way 5.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
DNA profiling of rhinos to help fight poaching gets under way
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Thai Beach That Featured In Leonardo DiCaprio Film Closes Indefinitely 2.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A Thai beach made famous by the 2000 Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" will stay closed indefinitely to give its ecosystem time to recover, authorities said on Tuesday.
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Thai beach closes indefinitely to give it time to recover from tourists 2.10.2018 Reuters: World News
A Thai beach made famous by the 2000 Leonardo DiCaprio movie "The Beach" will stay closed indefinitely to give its ecosystem time to recover, authorities said on Tuesday.
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Wyoming wildfire forces evacuations, closes highway south of Jackson 24.9.2018 Reuters: World News
A wind-blown wildfire that has forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes south of the resort town of Jackson, Wyoming, prompted officials on Sunday to close 50 miles of a key highway traveled by tourists to reach Grand Teton and Yellowstone national ...
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U.S. backs protecting Yellowstone’s northern gateway from mining 22.9.2018 Reuters: World News
New mining claims should be banned for 20 years on more than 30,000 acres north of Yellowstone National Park to preserve scenery, wildlife habitat, waterways and outdoor recreation that fuels tourism in nearby Montana towns, the U.S. Forest Service said ...
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Confusion over new KNP opening date 21.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Confusion over new KNP opening date
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