elephant death

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

Natural causes behind 90 per cent of TN jumbo deaths; most cases in Kovai

30 fatalities recorded this year till March 15, expert team says in report to govt panel

published on : 18th 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

Odisha forest officials recover carcass of tusker killed in infighting

Kalahandi North DFO L Gajanan Dayanand said that an elephant herd fought among themselves Friday night.

published on : 12th February 2022

Underpasses, sensors to help avert jumbo deaths on tracks in Kerala and Tamil Nadu

An inter-departmental committee formed to look into the issue has submitted a proposal for two underpasses.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Coimbatore to go hi-tech to stop elephant deaths

This is one of the many measures to be implemented by the forest department to reduce elephant death on tracks. 

published on : 7th January 2022

Odisha lost 406 elephants in last 5 years

The Minister said that accidents claimed the lives of 162 elephants and electrocution led to the highest 54 deaths. Fourteen elephants were mowed down by trains. 

published on : 8th December 2021

1160 wild elephants die due to train hit and electrocution etc across the country in ten years: RTI

The numbers have seen light after Tenkasi-based RTI activist R Pandiraja had filed an RTI query over the deaths of wild elephants before the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Vigil along tracks will be increased to prevent elephant deaths

“In the short term, we would increase availability of fodder for elephant in deep forests and discourage cultivation of food crop close to forest areas.

published on : 30th November 2021

Jumbos’ death: Forest, Railway officials engage in tussle

Officials from the Palakkad railway division and a group of officers from the forest department in Coimbatore engaged in a tussle on Saturday.

published on : 28th November 2021

Carcass of tusker found in Odisha, cause of death unknown

Villagers claimed that the elephant herd fought among themselves and the tusker might have died in the infighting.

published on : 18th November 2021

Indonesia baby elephant dies after losing half of her trunk

Agus Arianto that an autopsy was underway by a team of vets to determine the causes of the baby elephant's death.

published on : 16th November 2021

Odisha forest department suspends ranger for keeping jumbo death under wraps

Sources said that when the elephant carcass was reported, the local forest guard prepared the report and submitted it to the range office.

published on : 16th November 2021

Three elephants found dead in 10 days in Odisha

Rising cases of elephant deaths in Dhenkanal Forest Division have raised concern among wildlife lovers and activists in the district. 

published on : 6th November 2021
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