Wildlife Protection Act 1972
News  /  Published 30.03.23

‘Troublemaker’ elephant tranquillised near Medinipur town

Sub-adult tusker is suspected to have caused human deaths...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.03.23

Wildlife body parts worth lakhs seized from Nagerbazar house

Possessing a wildlife item even as part of the family heirloom without a licence is a crime...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

News  /  Published 01.03.23

Shift plan for rogue jumbos in south Bengal

Three elephants relocated, seven more under watch with permission from central government...
By Debraj Mitra

News  /  Published 01.03.23

200-plus softshell turtles rescued from van in North 24-Parganas

We are trying to track down other members of the group, says forest department official...
By Snehal Sengupta

News  /  Published 27.02.23

Arrests of dad & son blow lid off bird poaching racket in Murshidabad

Human and Environment Alliance League is collaborating with Wildlife Trust of India to curb poaching of birds in West Bengal...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 28.11.22

Study finds 385 fishing cats in Sunderbans Tiger Reserve

The trap cameras were installed in December 2021 and retrieved in January 2022...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.08.22

Gangetic dolphin carcass found in Hooghly

Some nature lovers were the first to spot the carcass on the banks of the Hooghly in Nayachar in Purba Bardhaman’s Katwa...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Bags packed with tortoises, 2 held at Esplanade bus stand

The duo were about to catch a bus for Siliguri, when people spotted something moving inside two bags and alerted the police...
By Our Special Correspondent in Esplanade

News  /  Published 06.06.22

Fishermen foil plan to kill turtle for meat

One of them rushed to a small office of the fisheries department nearby and alerted an employee...
By Snehal Sengupta in Chingrighata

News  /  Published 01.06.22

Turtles for sale seized from Swarupnagar house

Reptiles listed as ‘vulnerable’ in India...
By Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata


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