Wildlife Act

Overhead power lines in forests a threat to birds?

Nilgiris is home to resident vultures such as long-billed, white-backed, king vulture and Egyptian vulture and their population is slowly increasing due to habitat management by the forest department.

published on : 17th February 2022

Activists demand action as wells turn into death traps for Nilgiris' wild animals

Wildlife activists have appealed to the forest department to sensitise landowners to the threat faced by animals.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Mixed response to Wildlife Act changes

Just days after the Centre issued a draft on the amendments to the forest conservation act, the amendments to the wildlife protection act 1972, have also been made public. 

published on : 23rd October 2021