Thursday 30 March 2023

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Society | Environment

Goa to have Mangrove park

Goa will soon have a mangroves park, to be set up jointly by the state government and the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO). READ

Western bypass would cause floods in Nuvem, Benaulim, Seraulim: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party has highlighted blatant violation of environmental rules while constructing a western bypass from Nuvem to Dharmapur in Salcete taluka which would result into overflooding the villages as well as outskirts of ... READ

Forest Min rules out proposing Peacock, Bison as vermin

In a bid to contain the damage caused to the BJP-led State government over a recent statement by the Agriculture Minister, Goa Minister for Environment and Forests Rajendra Arlekar has categorically ruled out the possibility ... READ

CM invites Vijai to begin 'Maad Yatra' from his house

Coconut issue seems becoming an issue of public invites. Now, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has invited his opponent Vijai Sardesai to his house, to begin his state-wide ‘Maad Yatra’. READ

Vijai invites CM for public debate, announces ‘Maad Yatra’ from Pedne

After Ramakant Khalap, now it’s Vijai Sardesai, who has invited Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar for an open debate on ‘coconut bill’ while announcing ‘Maad Yatra’ on 21 February, from CM’s Pedne taluka. READ

Only wild boar, no other ‘nuisance’ to be Vermin in Goa?

It appears that no other ‘nuisance animal’ than wild boar would be declared a vermin in Goa by the central government. READ

Rare Himalayn Griffon spotted in Goa

Birdwatchers in south Goa have reported spotting the rare Himalayan griffon, also known as Himalayan vulture. READ

Will Goa press to declare National Bird and State Animal as vermin?

After Goa’s state animal Gaur (Bison), will Goa government now also recommend to declare Peacock, the national bird, as a vermin? READ

Goa singing ‘Maad Maad’, pests making coconut ‘Ibaad’

While the rest of Goa appears to be in a mood to sing out its love for coconut or calling it grass, the real coconut-growing farmer is worried about the survival of coconut plantation even ... READ

Goa notifies 15 ‘festive nights’ for late-night sound ‘pollution’

Goa will ‘officially’ play loudspeakers for 15 days this year, on festival occasions, at 10 different festivities including Carnival and New Year eve, till midnight. READ