Nilgiri Mountains Current Affairs, GK & News

TNAU identifies grasses & trees to improve Elephant Habitats

Experts from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) and Forest College and Research Institute (FC&RI) has undertaken a project to identify native grasses & trees in order to improve elephant habitats and standardise mass multiplication techniques. Key Points Forest Department has set up eight-member group after they realised that areas occupied by native grasses and fodder ..

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Union Government declares area around Mudumalai Tiger Reserve as an Eco-Sensitive Zone

On July 6, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) declared the 438 sq. km. of area around Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) as an Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ). The move will prohibit construction and commercial mining activities and restrict hotels and resorts near the reserve in the Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. The area supports ..

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