Western Ghats

  • Kerala CM wants Centre to accept its proposal on Western Ghat report 04-03-2014 03:11 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday told the Centre it will have to implement his government's recommendations on Kasturirangan report on the Western Ghats. Chandy said that the human inhabitation areas, agriculture land and plantation areas will have to be avoided in the area which the Centre wants...
  • Western Ghats report may spoil the chances of Congress 03-03-2014 04:32 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The implementation of Dr K Kasturirangan committee report aimed at preserving the Western Ghats will have its implications in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections with the Congress expected to be the worst sufferer. The hunger strike by the Western Ghats people protection committee has entered the sixth day with...
  • MoEF allows agriculture, plantation activities along Western Ghats 20-12-2013 11:08 PM

    New Delhi: Under pressure from states like Kerala, Environment Ministry on Friday allowed agriculture and plantation activities along the Western Ghats which had been banned through the implementation of an earlier order issued last month. The Ministry eased the norms while maintaining that ban on activities including red category industries,...
  • Kerala: Western Ghats report leads to LDF-UDF battle 18-11-2013 04:58 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Eminent Space Scientist Dr K Kasturirangan headed panel's recommendations on the protection of the Western Ghats has led to a pitched battle between the Congress-led ruling UDF and the CPM-led opposition LDF. In an election year, the LDF is trying to exploit the situation for it s advantage. The...
  • Kerala villagers join LDF's strike on Centre's stand on Western Ghats 18-11-2013 11:37 AM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The opposition LDF has called for a state-wide strike protesting against the central government's move to implement the Dr. K Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats. The strike has been peaceful so far. In the hilly areas of Idukki, the people also began a strike by staying on the roads....
  • No question of implementing Kasturirangan report in haste:Chandy 16-11-2013 11:54 PM

    Kozhikode: With the Centre's decision to implement key suggestions of the Kasturirangan panel on Western Ghats conservation triggering protests in the state, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Saturday there was no question of implementing it in haste. "There is no question of government implementing it in a haste....
  • Prince Charles visits Western Ghats in Kerala 13-11-2013 05:00 PM

    Britain's Prince Charles, a strong votary of environmental preservation, visited Western Ghats and showed a keen interest in ongoing efforts to preserve the flora and fauna there. Prince Charles visited the Vazhachal Forest Division in Kerala on Tuesday and spent time with Forest Department officials and conservation organisations including WWF-India...
  • Saving the Western Ghats: Exploring Kerala 10-08-2013 07:01 PM

    CNN-IBN's special series focuses on saving the Western Ghats of India. ...
  • Saving India's Western Ghats: Exploring Tamil Nadu 04-08-2013 10:43 AM

    Discovering various interesting facets of the Western Ghats in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Saving the Western Ghats: the Tamil Nadu special 31-07-2013 05:42 PM

    Discovering various interesting facets of the Western Ghats in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Watch: Journey through the Western Ghats of Karnataka 28-07-2013 10:39 PM

    Planet earth's richest diversity of life is found along the Western Ghats of Karnataka. ...
  • Saving the Western Ghats: Exploring the other Goa 17-07-2013 03:03 PM

    CNN-IBN's special series focuses on saving the Western Ghats of India. ...
  • Watch: Journey through the Western Ghats of Maharashtra 13-07-2013 11:59 PM

    Planet earth's richest diversity of life is found along the Western Ghats of Maaharashtra. ...
  • World Environment Day special: Saving India's Western Ghats 06-06-2013 11:30 AM

    The Western Ghats is not just a place of breathtaking natural beauty but also a biodiversity zone where many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna flourish. But unrestricted mining, quarrying and huge infrastructure projects are endangering the fragile ecology of the region. This year on World Environment Day,...
  • We need a central nodal authority for the Western Ghats: Bahar Dutt 05-06-2013 07:05 PM

    The Western Ghats is not just a place of breathtaking natural beauty but also a biodiversity zone where many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna flourish. But unrestricted mining, quarrying and huge infrastructure projects are endangering the fragile ecology of the region. This comes at a time when...
  • Environment Editor Bahar Dutt on CNN-IBN special 'Saving India's Western Ghats' 05-06-2013 12:40 PM

    This year on World Environment Day , we take you to a journey to one of world's most pristine but endangered ecological hotspots - the Western Ghats. IBNLive.com/westernghats ...
  • World Environment Day: Meet the men saving the bats, snakes of Goa 05-06-2013 11:59 AM

    Panaji: It's World Environment Day on Wednesday and CNN-IBN is taking you on a special journey with a new series 'Saving the Western Ghats'. CNN-IBN Environment Editor Bahar Dutt has been travelling to every inch of the old mountains, from Maharashtra all the way down to Kerala. She met India's...
  • Saving the Western Ghats: A CNN-IBN special on World Environment Day 04-06-2013 04:34 PM

    This year on World Environment Day , we take you to a journey to one of world's most pristine but endangered ecological hotspots - the Western Ghats. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Mad about frogs! 16-10-2011 10:15 AM

    This week on 30 Minutes special, CNN-IBN Environment Editor, Bahar Dutt travels through the Western Ghats with scientists in search of the lost amphibians of India. ...
  • This week on CNN-IBN 30 Minutes: Mad about frogs! 12-10-2011 04:42 PM

    This week on 30 Minutes special, CNN-IBN Environment Editor, Bahar Dutt travels through the Western Ghats with scientists in search of the lost amphibians of India. We take you on a journey, which starts on the forest floor introducing tiny amphibians said to be the barometer of the forest, some...
  • Beauty at its peak in Western ghats 18-06-2007 03:43 PM

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  • Amma's workers march against CM 08-06-2007 12:49 AM

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  • Rains enhance the beauty of Ghats 06-06-2007 08:25 AM

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  • Karnataka's best-kept secrets 31-10-2006 08:38 AM

    Waterfalls, pristine beaches, varied flora, fauna - these are some of Karnataka's best kept secrets. ...