Watch | Forest Official Sneha Dhal dances in the downpour, celebrating the welcome arrival of rain after raging wildfires destroyed large tracts of the #Simlipal National Park in #Odisha Read more: Video courtesy: Twitter/ @ykmohanta
2 days ago, fire broke out in my area, in Similipal. I thought I'd have to stay here for long. While we were dousing fire, it started raining. I started dancing with joy. Rain saved wildlife & trees," says Snehalata Dhal, Forest Official#Odisha Screengrab from viral video(Pic1)
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Video of ecstatic forest official goes viral as rain douses raging fire in Indian park
@OnReality_Check | Goa Chief Minister told us that former CM Manohar Parrikar had not objected to the contentious projects in Goa's forest areas. But official records, dated 22 November 2013 show Parrikar's written objection to the projects. #SaveMollem
Ukip have selected their Parliamentary candidate for Wyre Forest. Compare his official pic with his unofficial one.
Kerala: An elephant died in Malappuram y'day after it was found seriously injured in North Nilambur forest range. It was under treatment since 5days. After post mortem,carcass burnt by forest officials. An official said,"Injuries suggest it was due to fight with another elephant"
Ethiopians planted more than 353M trees in one day as part of a program fighting deforestation, says a govt official. It would be a world record - previously held by India for planting 66M trees in a day. Ethiopia is now <4% forest, says Farm Africa. It was ~30% a century ago.