Nilgiris district Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Coimbatore Forest Division • Elephant habitat • Forest College and Research Institute (FC&RI) • Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve • Nilgiri Mountains • Nilgiris district • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU)
In Tamil Nadu, the tiger population in the reputed Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) has doubled to 60 from 30, due to intensive conservation efforts. The MTR is located in Nilgiri District of the state. On the occasion of International Tiger Day (ITR-2018), forest officials and nature enthusiasts, in and around the Annamalai, Mudumalai and Sathyamangalam ..
Topics: Conservation-reliant species • Districts of India • Environmental conservation • Felids • Mudumalai National Park • National symbols of India • Nilgiris district • Project Tiger • Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary • The Nilgiris District • Tiger • Tiger reserves of India
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 ..
Topics: Districts of India • Eco-Sensitive Zone • Geography of Coimbatore • Geography of India • Mudumalai National Park • Mysore-Ooty Road • Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve • Nilgiri Mountains • Nilgiris district • States and union territories of India • Tiger reserves of India • Western Ghats