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Villagers of around 32 coastal villages surrounding the city took out a massive rally on Monday demanding permanent closure of Gujarat Enviro Protection and Infrastructure Private Ltd (GEPIL), which has been blamed for discharging highly toxic hazardous water in Unn Khadi.

Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) in December

The second bird watchers conference, scheduled to begin from January 19, will be attended by 360 delegates, students and researchers. 95 delegates will be from 38 different countries.

Tourism minister Jaynarayan Vyas said, "Gujarat is fast emerging as an eco-tourism destination; boasting of a wide range of pristine


Posted by: Bittu Sahgal on

A very solid conservationist, Nirmal Kulkarni has just been re-apointed to Goa's Wildlife Board. He and other fighting for Goa's wildlife have consistently been saying that the most difficult task before us all is to fight the mining lobby and curb the enthusiasm of those seeking to destroy wetlands and coasts for one