Man animal conflict

Wild animal attacks: Shortage of range officers adds to farmers’ woes in Kerala

The office of Forest Minister A K Saseendran informed that a batch of 56 newly recruited range officers are undergoing practical training and they will be appointed in February 2024.

published on : 9th November 2023

Coimbatore forest, HR&CE depts spar over temple upkeep

We reach the foothills and temple steps soon after getting information about wild elephant movement and chase them back into the forest,” said sources in the forest department.  

published on : 10th October 2023

Herd of wild elephants ransacks school in Andhra Pradesh

The herd damaged the wall, door and furniture of Sri Satya Kailash School. The jumbos also knocked down a few tins of paint meant for the renovation of the school.

published on : 29th September 2023

Erratic monsoon ups human-animal conflict, worrying farmers in Karnataka's border districts

Basavanna of Ramapura village said he lost nearly 40 percent of his maize crop in the wild boar attack as he did not have money to install a solar fence.

published on : 21st September 2023

Wild animals force tribal families in Kerala out of forest

A group of 79 families from eight settlements in Kuttampuzha forest, near Kothamangalam, have abandoned their land and taken refuge at Panthapra tribal colony, on the forest fringe.

published on : 18th September 2023

11 people died in past 15 days in Karnataka due to human-animal conflict: Minister

Karnataka Minister for Forest Eshwar Khandr cited a report by experts which has recommended railway barricades as an effective and long-term measure to prevent straying of elephants.

published on : 5th September 2023

Rs 100-crore plan to mitigate man-animal conflicts in Wayanad

Farmers’ organisations have been blaming overpopulation of wild animals, including tigers and elephants, in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary for the increase in conflicts.

published on : 24th July 2023

Kerala wild elephant population declines by 58%, only 84 tigers in Wayanad

As per the enumeration conducted in 2017, Kerala had 5,706 wild elephants, but the population declined to 2,386 in 2023. 

published on : 21st July 2023

Kerala: Wild elephant population declines by 58 per cent, only 84 tigers in Wayanad

The enumeration was conducted across all south Indian states from May 17 to 19, 2023. The elephant census was conducted during the same period in 2017.

published on : 21st July 2023

Kodagu: Paddy cultivation takes a back seat owing to weather changes and wildlife conflict

Several farmlands in South Kodagu have been abandoned owing to bad weather conditions and the increased movement of wild elephants.

published on : 11th July 2023

India’s successful saltwater crocodile conservation programme stares at new challenges

A growing density of reptiles and the ever-increasing anthropogenic pressure has resulted in at least 10 fatalities in crocodile attacks in the past year in Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park.

published on : 8th July 2023

WWF to train Telangana forest officials in mitigating human-animal conflict

Tampal emphasised that there isn’t a single solution to mitigate human-animal conflict but rather different approaches.

published on : 26th June 2023

A great initiative of sensitising kids about nature and conflict

A forest officer has taken the initiative to create awareness about water conservation, climate change and man-animal conflict among school children, writes Mukesh Ranjan

published on : 18th June 2023
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