wildlife

Overlooking wildlife corridor and rich water source, MoEF clears Mopa airport in Goa

Date of Release: 
Oct 30 2015

Overlooking major environmental concerns of locals and green groups, the ministry of environment and forests has granted a green clearance for Goa's second airport to be built in Mopa village at a cost of Rs3000 crore. The ministry's expert appraisal committee had recommended the project for clearance in its last meeting on October 20, and even before making its minutes public, the ministry granted it a final environmental clearance. The airport project requires a total of 2,271 acres and it will be built in four phases.

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INTERPOL and Environment Canada share expertise to fight wildlife crime

Date of Release: 
Jul 27 2012

INTERPOL and Environment Canada have signed an agreement to boost the capacity of wildlife law enforcement around the world by sharing customized wildlife officer training courses on the illegal trade in endangered species, with a particular focus on Africa.

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