Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Water Resources Regulatory Authority (JKWRRA) has asked the authorities concerned to erect geo-tagged boundary pillars around Wullar and other lakes to prevent encroachments. After visiting the Wullar Lake and other important water bodies including Gilsar, Khushalsar, Anchar lake, Nallah Amir Khan and Baba Demb in Srinagar, JKWRRA chairperson Ghansham Jha […]
The first meeting of J&K Biodiversity Council was Thursday held here at Van Bhawan, Jammu under the Chairmanship of Principal Chief Conservator Forests/HoFF & Chairman Biodiversity Council, J&K, Dr. Mohit Gera.
The heritage city of Srinagar is fast losing its shimmering waters due to rampant pollution and policy paralysis. As the muck and mess is amassing right under the nose of the authorities, the locals are staring at an imminent demise.
The Wetlands Division of Jammu and Kashmir Wildlife Protection Department today organised an orientation programme to inculcate the census techniques amongst the participants at Camping Ground, Hokersar.
Nature’s fury in Uttarakhand has raised alarm bells in the entire Himalayan region where receding glaciers have posed a big risk to life. In Kashmir, the picture remains grim.
The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting of officers to take stock of the progress made in the execution of Manasbal Lake development project under PMDP.
A part of the Nanda Devi glacier broke off in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district on Sunday, leading to massive floods, recalling a 2019 study that warned about the dangers of climate change and said Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century.
Over a thousand large dams in India will be roughly 50 years old in 2025 and such aging structures across the world pose a growing threat, according to a UN report.
In times of avian flu and seasonal migration of birds, a young Kashmiri man is busy discovering and capturing some uncommon winged creatures in the valley.
After facing flack for forcibly evicting tribal population and forest dwellers the Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday started rolling out the Forest Rights Act 2006 (FRA) in the Union Territory.