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Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Chief Nitish Kumar Friday expressed concern over extinction of state bird House Sparrow, and ordered the forest department to launch a special campaign to conserve the bird. Addressing the meeting of Wild Animal Council, Kumar instructed forest department officials to prepare small wooden nests in government buildings and residences for conservation and breeding […]

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Forest cover increases to 12.86 per cent in Bihar

Forest cover increases to 12.86 per cent in Bihar

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Forest cover in Bihar has increased to 12.86 per cent even as extensive afforestation campaign was on to achieve the target of 15 per cent by 2017, state forest and environment minister P K Shahi said today. “We are on course to achieve forest cover target of 15 per cent of land area in Bihar […]

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Bihar developing country’s biggest grassland for tigers in 800 acres

Bihar developing country’s biggest grassland for tigers in 800 acres

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar is developing India’s biggest grassland of over 800 acres in its only tiger reserve in the state’s northeast to provide a wildlife friendly environment for the big cats whose numbers have doubled in the last three years. “We have decided to turn 800 hectares of forest in the tiger reserve into the biggest […]

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