User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: National Parks
Last updated: Oct 13 2018 21:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Alibaba's cloud services to help Kenya protect wildlife 20.9.2018 Sify Finance
China's e-tail giant Alibaba's computing arm would help Kenya to protect its wildlife in Africa using its cloud services, said an official at a technology conference here on Wednesday.
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Nearly 100 Elephants Killed For Ivory In Botswana 4.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Ninety elephant carcasses have been discovered in Botswana with their tusks hacked off, a charity said Tuesday, in what is believed to be one of Africa's worst mass poaching sprees.
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Road will imperil Corbett tiger population, Centre tells National Green Tribunal 21.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Uttarakhand government's proposed Kandi road project would jeopardise big cat population in Jim Corbett reserve, the Centre and India's apex tiger and wildlife protection bodies have told the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The reserve has one of the few viable tiger populations in the country, the Union Environment Ministry, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) have said in an affidavit. The joint affidavit, filed by NTCA on behalf of all three parties, comes as a blow to Trivendra Singh Rawat's government that has aggressively pushed the project. The proposed project, connecting Ramnagar and Kotdwar, will pass through the core area of the reserve to cut the distance between Garhwal and Kumaon by 80 km. NGT had sought their response on a plea by advocate Gaurav Bansal who has challenged the project, raising concerns of damage to the reserve. The affidavit says that the critical habitat, notified in 2010, is one of the most important source areas ...
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Malaysia seizes rhino horns worth $12 million in largest such haul 20.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Malaysia has seized rhinoceros horns worth nearly $12 million bound for Vietnam, the Southeast Asian nation's largest haul of such contraband, officials said on Monday.
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Senior US officials to visit wildfire-weary California 14.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Senior US officials to visit wildfire-weary California
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Everglades National Park: Into the wild 14.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Everglades National Park: Into the wild
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Senior U.S. officials to visit wildfire-weary California 13.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Two senior members of the Trump administration will visit California on Monday, where firefighters are battling infernos that have killed at least eight people.
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Hunters Killed A Mother Bear, Two "Shrieking" Newborn Cubs In Their Den 13.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A man and his teenage son have been charged with illegal hunting after killing a female black bear in her den in southern Alaska and then shooting her two "shrieking" newborn cubs, state authorities...
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A 1,300-Pound Crocodile That Evaded Rangers In Australia Finally Captured 11.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Following a nearly decade-long hunt, a massive saltwater crocodile has been captured in northern Australia, according to wildlife authorities.
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10000th wildlife conflict claim in Karnataka 10.7.2018 Sify Finance
US-based Wildlife Conservation Society's (WCS) Wild Seve programme, which helps farmers living around Karnataka's two national parks recoup crops or livestock losses caused by wildlife, this week filed its 10,000th claim since the launch of the programme in July 2015, it was announced on Tuesday.
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Opinion divided on private sanctuaries next to reserves 26.6.2018 Hindu: National
Majority of those who attended stakeholders’ meeting sceptical of the concept
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Teen Football Team Trapped In Cave Since Saturday 25.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A search is underway to rescue 12 teenage football players and their coach who are believed to be trapped in a cave in Thailand, authorities said on Monday.
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Activists on edge ahead of meeting on private wildlife reserve plan 23.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
They slam proposal, saying it will open up eco-sensitive zones to real estate developers
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Conservation approach towards State reserve forests needs a relook 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Conservation approach towards State reserve forests needs a relook
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Where the wild things are 15.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
A tribute to their sibling, Latika and Shloka Nath’s new book is also fundraiser for India’s wildlife conservation movement
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