Articles about Sundarbans

New resource center to study upkeep of Sundarbans forest

30 Jul 2021

India
New resource center to study upkeep of Sundarbans forest

The forest department in West Bengal said on Thursday that a newly set up mangrove resource center in the Sajnekhali area of Sundarbans, which is expected to get operational in a few days, will focus on studies and researches on the upkeep of the forest, home to Royal Bengal Tigers, a senior official said.

Tiger census begins in Sundarbans

17 Dec 2020

India
Tiger census begins in Sundarbans

The tiger census through camera trapping method has started in West Bengal's Sundarbans, which, according to the last estimate, was home to 96 big cats, an official said.

Experts fear measles outbreak as coronavirus impacts immunization efforts

10 Aug 2020

India
Experts fear measles outbreak as coronavirus impacts immunization efforts

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, as the healthcare system stands disrupted, experts fear that we could be staring at an impending measles outbreak.

Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

19 May 2020

India
Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

At a press briefing, called to shed light on the preparedness about the impending Cyclone Amphan, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday that it is the most intense cyclone to have been formed over the Bay of Bengal after 1999.