Wildlife Conservation
West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

Calcutta HC case on animal killings

Calcutta High Court on Thursday started a suo motu case on killings of elephants, bison and birds in north Bengal forests. A division bench headed by Chief Justice T.B.N. Radhakrishnan observed that ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 29.04.20

Save-Dibang Valley campaign gets good response

A public campaign “Dibang Valley Must Be Saved from Destruction — Act Now!” seeking rejection of the Etalin hydroelectric project in Arunachal Pradesh’s Dibang Valley has received good respons...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.19

Tiger conservation: India cannot rest on its laurels

Sir — From being widely hunted during the colonial era to being brought back from certain extinction in the early 1970s, tiger conservation has a long and chequered history in India. But it seems as...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.19

Tiger conservation: The devil is in the detail

India’s forests seem to be burning bright. The figures released by the National Tiger Conservation Authority have shown that the number of tigers in the wild in the country has witnessed an impressi...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 20.07.19

Tinsukia NGO links felling of trees to flood havoc

An NGO based in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district on Saturday alleged that illegal felling of over 10,000 trees was one of the reasons for this year’s floods.Devajit Moran, secretary of Green Bud So...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.03.20

Summer gift: trap cameras for Dalma Wildlife sanctuary

Trap cameras will be set up at the Dalma Wildlife sanctuary in April-May.Though 30 cameras are already at the disposal of Dalma authorities, five-six cameras will be set up initially.Assistant conserv...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 20.02.20

Elephant on UN wildlife conservation list

A UN wildlife conference on Thursday accepted India’s proposals to include the Asian elephant, the Great Indian bustard and the Bengal florican in a list of migratory species targeted for enhanced t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.02.20

SC eye on African cheetah relocation

While it is impossible to change the past, efforts can always be made to adopt a different course for the future. The Supreme Court seemed to recognize this recently when it said that it would allow t...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 30.01.20

Namibia wind in cheetah sail

A cheetah conservation agency in Namibia has expressed enthusiasm for India’s proposal to reintroduce the cheetah in India but cautioned that the process will be long and difficult.The Cheetah Conse...
By Our Special Correspondent in

Opinion  /  Published 09.01.19

Cow protection is hurting humans and animals

Sir — An excess of anything is bad, even if it involves what is considered to be the ‘holiest’ of animals (“Moot point”, Jan 4). As a result of aggressive cow protectionism and restrictions ...
By The Telegraph in


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