People are asking those who filed the case and judge to come and stay in Idukki, says Forest Minister A K Saseendran
The department has come up with a strange explanation that the conflagrations gut only dry grasslands and bush forests while ‘sparing’ trees, causing minimal loss of biodiversity.
The mock drill for the same was supposed to happen on Saturday.
A Kannur-based collective and wildlife rescuers pitched a tent on top of the hill to make a watering hole.
The herd of elephants took sugar cane from the trucks without disturbing any of the vehicles or any people until one man unnecessarily moved too close to them shouting and taking photos.
According to experts, since leopards are smaller in size and weight in comparison to other wild cats such as tigers, they tend to be pushed out of the wild.
According to government officials, the report would help Kerala explain to the court the practical difficulties in declaring a one-km buffer zone around protected forests
Admissions will take place based on an online selection test and the last date on which applications will be received by post is April 17.
The minister said the Centre has asked SC for a clarity on the judgment and also requested a change in the ruling.
Action yet to be initiated on a proposal to procure Immobilon drug.