Elephant deaths

Elephant deaths: MoEFCC team wraps up probe in Odisha

The three-member committee was headed by retired IFS officer and former PCCF (Wildlife) of Kerala Surendra Kumar.

published on : 30th August 2022

Elephant deaths: File report by Sept 5, says Madras HC

A special bench of Madras High Court on Monday ordered TANGEDCO to file a report by September 5 on steps taken to prevent electrocution of elephants and other wildlife.

published on : 2nd August 2022

State saw 86 elephant deaths in 2021: Odisha minister Pradip Kumar Amat

As it is, there has also not been any elephant census in the State for the last five years.

published on : 7th July 2022

Divisional Forest Officers’ role will be probed in elephant deaths cover-up if needed: CWLW

An official from the SIT said if needed they will investigate whether the supervision was being done properly at DFO level in the division to check elephant deaths in the last three-four years. 

published on : 29th June 2022

Another jumbo carcass exhumed in Athagarh, fourth this month

Athagarh Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Sudarshan Gopinath Jadav said no tusks were found at the spot. He also said that age of the elephant is said to be around 40 years.

published on : 28th June 2022

AI-based surveillance to stop jumbo deaths in Coimbatore

Based on the success, it will be implemented in other forest ranges in the division.  

published on : 23rd June 2022

Odisha: Elderly woman killed by tusker in Chhendipada forest range flares up tension

An elderly woman was trampled to death by an elephant near Khairabereni village under Chhendipada forest range on Sunday.

published on : 20th June 2022

Odisha elephant deaths: SIT probe to look into past cover-ups by officials

Officials of the Wildlife Wing and animal conservationists suspect that there are incidents of more such cover-ups in Athagarh division in the recent years.

published on : 18th June 2022

Odisha government constitutes SIT to probe Athagarh elephant deaths

The constitution of SIT by the Forest, Environment and Climate Change department came after skeletal remains of three elephants were recovered from the Athagarh forest division.

published on : 16th June 2022

Athagarh elephant deaths: Odisha forest official assures strict action, animal lovers demand more

PCCF (Wildlife) Shashi Paul said that efforts are on to nab the two absconding foresters and action will be taken against other officials, if found guilty.

published on : 14th June 2022

TN plans audit framework for jumbo deaths

A central database will be used to generate patterns for framing appropriate policy and taking field-level decisions.

published on : 13th May 2022

Elephant deaths: Panel meets ryots to find solutions

The committee probing into the circumstances of wild elephant deaths on Monday convened a meeting with farmers in the city.

published on : 19th April 2022

TN Forest Dept forms panel to probe elephant deaths

Unnatural death is caused many ways such as pouching, electrocution and trapping in swamps etc. We will start work immediately.”

published on : 2nd April 2022