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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Bird Census In Bhitarkanika From Tomorrow

Kendrapara: The annual bird census in Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district will begin from Wednesday. According to Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) of Rajnagar Mangrove (Forest) and Wildlife Division Bimal Prasanna Acharya, two teams with five forest staff each will...

Odisha Receives Highest Central Funds For Afforestation

Bhubaneswar: The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) on Thursday released Rs 47,436.18 crore to 27 states, including Odisha, under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management And Planning Authority (CAMPA). Among the states, Odisha has received the highest CAMPA fund of...

Global Warming Is A Burning Issue! Facts & Fiction

Vast tracts of the Amazon forest—the ‘lungs’ of our planet—are on fire. Forest fires in Brazil have been spewing smoke since the beginning of this year, with the country’s most populous city of Sao Paulo being the worst hit....

Cities In Brazil Dark During Afternoon As Amazon Fire Continues

One of the world's biggest storage of carbon is on fire for weeks now. The fire is so bad that it has turned day into night in Sao Paulo, thousands of kilometres away. The Amazon forest in Brazil has witnessed...
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Claws Out On Big Cat Count In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The recent tiger census showed a sorry figure for Odisha. While tiger numbers have increased in the country to 2,967 at present from 1,411 in 2006, there has been a decrease in Odisha. In 2002, there were 192 tigers...

Deer Do Not Seem To Be Too Dear In Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh on Tuesday told the Assembly that Odisha had lost 106 deer of different species to hunting in the last three years. A total of 28 deer were killed in 2016-17, 44 in...

Is Desalinating Seawater The Answer To Odisha’s Water Crisis?

Bhubaneswar: Have you ever pondered over the fact that we live in a world where three-fourth of the surface area is water and yet we face a water crisis? What if there was a way to convert seawater into...

Who Killed Cuttack’s Kathajodi?

Cuttack: "It's just a couple of ponds here and there inside a desert nowadays," quipped 29-year-old Raju Sahoo, pointing out to River Kathajodi in Cuttack. Raju like many others in the Millennium City has been a regular user of River...

Ekamra Walks Distributes Eco-Friendly Pens To Colour Bhubaneswar Green Again

Bhubaneswar: Ekamra Walks, organisers of the only guided heritage trails in the city, have turned green crusaders, distributing eco-friendly pens among visitors. The use-and-throw pens made of waste newspapers have seeds inside so that when a user throws them away,...

Blueprint To Boost Gharial Population In Odisha’s Satkosia Gorge

Bhubaneswar: Concerned over the alarming fall in the number of gharials (fish-eating crocodiles) in Satkosia gorge, the 21-km narrow stretch of River Mahanadi near Tikarpada, about 60 km from Angul district, the authorities of Satkosia Wildlife Division and Nandanakan...

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Raid On Hookah Bar In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A joint team of the police, Excise Police, Drug Inspector, Forest and Environment Department and Food Safety Inspector conducted a surprise raid on...
error: Stealing the hard work of someone else is not at all good manner!!