Tag : Protected Areas

5 months ago 9
Posted in: Blog

Saviour of Mumbai’s mangroves and a passionate conservationist, N. Vasudevan is all for tackling new-age marine conservation issues using multiple approaches. Written by Anisha Iyer People often tend to think of mangroves as “wastelands” as very few know how valuable these forests are to the planet. Mangroves are ecosystems that have a massive impact on […]

8 months, 1 week ago 0
Posted in: From the Field

June 11, 2019: The government has asked states as well as NHAI to avoid building highways through wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, unless absolutely unavoidable. “To have minimum impact of highways on the protected eco-sensitive area, the implementing agency should consider to spare sanctuaries/national parks at the planning stage and wherever possible take a bypass/detour,” […]

1 year, 3 months ago 2
Posted in: Blog

Almost two decades since the people moved out of the forest to start a new life, what greets a visitor at the sites of rehabilitation and forest alike is hope and wonder. His shabby clothes notwithstanding, Huliyappa Gowda is a man who earns more than what an average city-bred youngster earns, toiling long hours in […]

3 years, 8 months ago 0
Posted in: Press Release

This volume is a collaborative effort among a senior, distinguished officer of the Indian Forest Service and expert ecologists Book published as part of the Springer Briefs Series – which presents concise summaries of cutting-edge science and practical applications across a variety of fields Book details a study on the effect of anthropogenic pressures under […]