Category : From the Field

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Dec 5, 2018: On World Soil Day, Shilpa S L, RFO, Chikmagalur booked a person for illegal quarrying in Mallenahalli state forest, Chikmagalur range. The accused had been warned twice earlier by the DyRFO but persisted. He was supplying stones to a resort in the region. Not only is such quarrying prohibited in the protected […]

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Dec 3, 2018: That the pangolin is the world’s most trafficked mammal is generally known in wildlife circles. But a video that has emerged as part of a two-year study by Oxford researchers and others shows how brutally the animal is treated in parts of India. The footage from Assam shows the pangolin clinging to […]

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November 30, 2018: Ramesh Pandey, Chief Conservator of Forests & Field Director, Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, was conferred the ‘excellent contribution’ governance award at the 6th Gfiles Governance Award for his various contributions in the field of biodiversity conservation and environmental protection. An Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer of the 1996 batch, Uttar Pradesh Cadre, Ramesh Kumar Pandey has […]