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The race was between slow-moving turtles and industrial projects for India's fast developing economy. And the latter won.

The environment ministry's expert committees have recommended green clearances to two projects near turtle nesting sites.

 Expert panels of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change have


Lion Census 2020 in Gujarat has got a shot in the arm as around 8,000-10,000 cameras would be used to count the burgeoning population of big cats in the last abode of Asiatic lions.

Against 15,000 sq km area surveyed in 2015 census, lions will be counted in 25,000 sq km area spread across seven districts.

For the first time,


In an unusual occurrence, a month old lion cub strayed on to the busy Dhari-Visavadar highway in Amreli district on Saturday night.

With vehicles zooming past by in great speed, the terrified cub stood frozen in the middle of the road.

"However, before any harm came its way, the mother lion rushed to its rescue. Picking little