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India’s only mangrove zoo to come up at Jharkhali

Preserving ecological balance of Sunderbans

Get to see a partial Solar Eclipse today in Kolkata

Starts from 8.30 am in the morning and continue till noon

Wow! Darjeeling’s Green and White Tea get GI tag

Big boost for international tea trade from North Bengal

200-year-journey of Agri-Horticultural Society and how it introduced winter...

Founder William Carey brought cauliflower and cabbage from England

Sagar Island’s Kapil Muni Temple is at stake after Cyclone Bulbul

How the cyclone impacted erosion of the islands!

Will Cyclone Bulbul be as severe as Aila? When will it hit Sunderbans?

Severe Cyclone Bulbul brings back memories of Aila

13K Lotus flowers to be exported by Bankura farmers to London

Durga Puja brings a huge profit to farmers growing lotus in their ponds

Siliguri farmers grow Hill Orchids and earn in lakhs

Orchids are no more restricted to Hills

Extinct Indian Wolf sighted in Sunderbans!

Thought to be foxes, there is a herd of wolves living in Sunderbans

Bengal’s veggie Kochu gets huge export boost to Britain and Italy!

Arum or Kochu now travels from Birbhum to London

Eco-Friendly Seed Rakhis of Kolkata, turn your brothers eco-warriors!

How about rakhis with cotton threads and seeds that grow into a garden

On World Tiger Day, take this quiz on Tigers of Sunderbans

Bengal’s Sunderbans is the only salt-water habitat of the world where tigers rule

How Bengal is reviving lost varieties of paddy

Ever heard of varieties like Dui Satin and Teen Satin? Why were they so named? 

Breaking News! Earthquake in Darjeeling and Siliguri

North Bengal Hills feel shockwaves an hour ago

HIDCO brings new Urban Forest with hundreds of trees to Kolkata

Newtown will have acres of trees creating one of the largest urban forests of India

Do not miss the partial lunar eclipse over Kolkata today!

When can you witness this celestial phenomenon from the city?

Bangladesh starts producing ‘Polythene’ bags from Jute

West Bengal can follow this model and create bio-degradable ‘polythene’ bags

Meet Biswajit Ghosh, the ‘Nail Man’ who removes nails from all ...

His mission is to save wounded trees whose barks are nailed with advertisements

Giant catfish weighing 120kg caught by fishermen at Teesta barrage

The fish was sold in the market today for more than 60K!

How KMC saved a 100-year-old tree at Medical College

Haritaki Tree transplanted yesterday on the campus

Tarapith temple flowers are being used to produce bio-fertilisers

Flowers offered to the deity being used for a good cause

Bengali’s favourite Hilsa being reared in a pond!

Thousands of Hilsa are being reared along with Rui-Katla

Alipore Zoo to have the first virtual animal park of India

Bengal Safari Park of North Bengal to follow suit

Climate change may wipe out Bengal tigers by 2070

What measures are being taken to protect the Big Cats

Animal trafficking along Bongaon border is worse than women trafficking

Rare lion cub and monkey rescued last week enroute from Bangladesh

Health benefits of Bengal’s jackfruit

Jackfruit is a boon for a healthy summer

A Black Hole in the Universe gets a Bengali name

Gobhir Mallika takes Bengali language to a universal high!

Meet ‘Lake Mamata’ --- The saviour of Rabindra Sarovar

Sumita Bandopadhyay keeps a strong vigil daily to stop pollution

Gigantic Black Hole gets a poetic name in Bengali!

Imagine the black hole being named as Gobhir Mallika

After cyclone Fani is a disastrous earthquake waiting?

Major earthquake predicted in next 2 days

Meet Mangrove Man Pranabesh Maiti of Sunderbans

He has been relentlessly working to protect the fragile ecosystem

Bibhutibhushan Abhayaranya – slice of peace in the urbanscape

The forest land named after the creator of Aranyak

Anti-Sting operation at Dumdum Airport!

State government fights mosquito menace

Karan Chhatu mushroom of Bengal costs more than mutton!

This wild mushroom of Bishnupur is a season’s delicacy

Ban on Palash ornaments in Santiniketan this Basanta Utsav

Viswa Bharati issues notice to stop exploitation of Palash trees

Kolkata’s stray ‘Neri’ dog proves herself in the dog squa...

Stray dogs overshoot the foreign bred sniffer dogs!

Grass cultivation in Rajarhat help farmers earn in lakhs

Bengal government help farmers to make remarkable profit

Did you know Asia’s first zoo was built in Barrackpore?

Lord Wellesley’s zoo lost in the annals of time

Meet Charles, Danny, Rock and their sisters at Darjeeling Zoo!

Legendary Mishmi Takins of Germany are new residents of the zoo

New paddy cultivation technique brings profit to Balurghat

Youths helped by State Agriculture Department introduce mulching

Exhibition showcasing avian diversity of Kolkata

GB brings behind-the-lens shots of feathery friends

Mystery of the missing trees at Botanical Gardens

Did you know some trees have eaten up others?

When farmers of Bengal turned scientists

Using light in Chandramallika cultivation

Murshidabad sets record in cabbage production this winter

Special nutritious cabbage being grown in Bengal

Ayodhya Hills of Purulia soon to produce CTC tea

New industry in tribal belt to help local economy

How a tigress even slapped a young tiger who tried to mate!

Why tigresses of Alipore Zoo are not mating?

This exotic fruit being cultivated in Rajarhat

Wonder fruit ‘Dragon fruit’ steps into Bengal

Organic lipstick grown in Bengal from Lipstick Tree!

To all beautiful women – Here is Bengal’s Rupbriksha

Bengal’s love for historical mango varieties

Let’s go on a Mango Tale and Trail

250-year-old resident of Bengal under termite attack!

Great Banyan Tree of Botanical Gardens is heading to death?

Mayur Mahal of Chinsurah – where peacocks reign

A wake up call to save the peacocks of Rajhat area

Mango Wonder! Ten mango varieties on same tree

Katwa teacher grows ten mango varieties on same tree

City birdwatcher’s paradise threatened by construction

Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary may soon lose migratory birds 

Experimental Apple Harvest in Bankura

Growing green apples in the red laterite soil

Why were Darjeeling oranges smaller in size this year?

Viral attack or lack of scientific organic farming?

Is Tagore’s Kopai a dying river?

A recent survey by Visva Bharati geography dept. says so

Activists take legal route to save East Kolkata Wetlands

Environmentalists protest against government’s attempt to build park

Beware!! Anacondas at Alipore Zoo!

Alipore Zoo to be home to Anacondas from March

Bumper Orange this year, head to Sitong

Quaint town of Kurseong is the new tourist destination

Coco tree of Shibpur flowered after 94 years!

The 123-year-old tree will give birth soon!

Will the new kangaroos at Alipore Zoo survive this time?

Alipore Zoo to get jaguars and kangaroos

Rare plant fossils discovered in Ilambazar

Fossil Park coming up this year end

Green Mission for Bengal

Around a thousand green projects cleared

IIT Kharagpur celebrates Diwali with a difference

Eco-friendly and pollution free Illu

Kolkata’s oldest citizen alive and kicking

255-year-old Banyan tree is still growing

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