Census reveals a total of 1,103 wild elephants in forests of Kodagu

The forest staff used techniques like the dung density method where they used photographs and GPS to scientifically record elephant dung.

published on : 6th June 2023

DFOs of Odisha and AP spar over jumbo deaths

4 elephants were electrocuted to death in Parvathipuram on May 12

published on : 17th May 2023

Panel suggests relocation of 23 elephants from North East to Gujarat

It also recommended that all states consider transferring captive elephants that are abandoned or required to be rescued from any situation of cruelty to this rescue centre.

published on : 26th April 2023

Odisha: Two women killed by jumbos, five injured in boar attack

While Muli was killed on the spot, Gouri sustained critical injuries. Later, villagers found the duo in the forest and rushed them to Angul hospital where Gouri succumbed to injuries.

published on : 25th April 2023

Strong action must to solve man - animal row

India’s best kept secret’ is an exciting catchline the Odisha government uses for the state’s tourism brand-building exercise. And one of the key attractions is its vastly unexplored flora and fauna.

published on : 25th April 2023

Four elephants trapped in pond rescued in Dakshina Kannada

Assistant Conservator of Forests Praveen, who led the rescue operation, suspected that one of the calves might have fallen into the pond and got trapped in the slush.

published on : 14th April 2023

Jumbo issue: Learning to live with animals

The Kerala high court halted the operation and set up an expert committee to on the best interests of the elephant and the locals.

published on : 8th April 2023

President inaugurates Gaj Utsav at Kaziranga, feeds elephants 

The forests and green areas of elephant reserves are very effective carbon sinks, she said.

published on : 7th April 2023

Odisha: Farmers in keep watch on jumbos atop ‘machans’

Owing to shortage of food in the forest, the elephants venture into farmland near Ghantikhala, Narangabasta, Gopinathpada, Kaptabarai, Gopalprasad, Boudhapur, Mahalapada and other villages.

published on : 7th April 2023

Six months after Madras HC verdict, horticulture farm at Kallar still blocks jumbo route

The 122 years old farm which was established in 1900, is spread over 21 acres and has a good number of subtropical fruit trees like litchi, mangosteen, durian and avocado besides plenty of nutmeg.

published on : 2nd April 2023

Elephants trample two elderly women to death in Odisha

Two elderly women were killed by wild elephants in a forest near Dudhurkot village within Balimi police limits here on Thursday.

published on : 31st March 2023

Strong government action a must to save jumbos from electrocution

The movie follows a tribal couple named Bomman and Bellie, employed by the state forest department, who successfully raise two abandoned elephant calves.

published on : 27th March 2023

Gods in Shackles: The tragic lives of India's 2,600 captive elephants

The story of Raghu and Ammu, featured in The Elephant Whisperers documentary may be one in a billion....

published on : 22nd March 2023

Two kumkis hit the road to tranquilise Karuppan

Since January the department has made two attempts to capture Karuppan, who is spreading fear among people in Thalavadi, Hasanur and Jeerahalli.

published on : 20th March 2023

Seven-member Tamil Nadu panel to check all captive elephants

Chief wildlife warden Srinivas R Reddy has formed the committee based on a direction of the Madras High Court.

published on : 12th March 2023

Tamil Nadu fixes deadline to get nod for solar fence 

To start with, farm owners will be required to register and obtain post-facto approval for solar fences erected to protect their crops from wild animals. 

published on : 11th March 2023

89 jumbos electrocuted in last 10 years in Tamil Nadu, RTI reveals 

Experts attribute problem to farmers using illegal DC energisers to power solar fences, blame forest dept for delay in issuing guidelines

published on : 8th March 2023

Three wild elephants electrocuted at Dharmapuri district  

During the investigation, it was found that out of five elephants that entered the farmland owned by K Muregasan in search of water and fodder in the early hours on Tuesday.

published on : 7th March 2023

Madras HC directs TN govt to take call on shifting all captive elephants to rehab camps

Court directs HR&CE dept to issue direction to all temples in TN not to acquire jumbos anymore

published on : 1st March 2023

Dharmapuri forest staff await nod from Chennai to capture two elephants

Further, farmers levelled charges that forest staff do not stay at night and offer protection to the residents of these villages, they said.

published on : 28th January 2023
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