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Poaching
Opinion  /  Published 04.01.19

Leopards suffer due to focus on 'iconic' animals

Grave problems are often overlooked or forgotten in favour of those that are considered to be more serious. This is evident from the information recently given to Parliament by the Union ministry of e...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.20

In danger

Sir — It was greatly disheartening to read that poachers in Sri Lanka are estimated to have killed around 600 wild birds and animals each day since the government imposed a countrywide curfew in Mar...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Police must arrest rhino poachers

Sir — It is unfortunate that the carcass of an adult female rhinoceros was found with the horn missing in the Jaldapara National Park. The poachers reportedly used sophisticated firearms to kill the...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 21.09.19

No officers in four of 9 Kaziranga ranges

Four of the nine ranges of Kaziranga National Park do not have range officers, making it difficult for the park to hold anybody responsible in case of poaching.“It becomes difficult for us to hold a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

India  /  Published 04.03.20

A positive path for red pandas in Arunachal Pradesh

The little lovable red panda in Arunachal Pradesh might be out of the red soon.There is good news regarding red panda conservation coming in from the state.According to a study done by TRAFFIC, an NGO...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

India  /  Published 27.12.18

‘Bribe hint’ finger at golfer

Golfer Jyoti Randhawa, arrested on poaching charges in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, had “hinted” he was ready to pay a bribe to be let off, the forest official who claims to have intercepted him ha...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

Rhino shot in Jaldapara

The carcass of an adult female rhino was found with the horn missing in the Jaldapara National Park on Thursday. With over 250 rhinos, the Jaldapara sanctuary is the largest habitat of the species in ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Opinion  /  Published 05.06.20

Dead end

Sir — Disastrous news involving wildlife and the natural environment in India seems to have become par for the course. It was appalling to read that a study has found that incidents of wildlife poac...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.19

Odisha’s dismal performance in wildlife conservation

Sir — India’s ‘wildlife week’ is observed every year between October 2-8, but as a resident of Bhubaneswar, I was greatly disheartened to read that, unlike other states that are rich in fauna,...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 11.06.20

Prove poaching allegations: Rajasthan BJP to Congress

A day after the ruling Congress in Rajasthan alleged that attempts were being made to poach its legislators ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls, the state BJP on Thursday challenged the party to prove the ...
By PTI in Jaipur


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