wildlife

Police complaint against Sadhguru, Assam CM over Kaziranga jeep safari violations

On the allegation of violation of wildlife protection laws, the official evaded a reply and said "things have to be viewed in perspective".

published on : 25th September 2022

Human cruelty: Adhesives used to close mouths of seized snakes in Chhattisgarh capital

Such practices were going on unchecked as the violators continued exploiting either in the name of entertainment or religious belief, luring the devotees.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Dressed buffalo meat for cheetahs for first month

Once they were released into their respective quarantine enclosure they did have water from the water bodies which are replenished regularly, the DFO said.

published on : 18th September 2022

Team bids farewell to Kerala’s Steve Irwin who lived for wildlife

His colleagues and forest officers said Hussain could sense animal instincts. He got injured a couple of times in elephant attacks but that did not scare him, they said.

published on : 16th September 2022

Odisha forms joint task force to protect wildlife, tackle crime

A division bench of the Orissa High Court had asked the State government to form the JTF

published on : 16th September 2022

WCCB seizes 35-kg sea cucumber at Tamil Nadu coast

Two months before this operation, the WCCB teamed up with the Indian Coast Guards and seized 500 kg of this marine animal, concealed in cement bags, from the Kunjarvalasai area of Rameshwaram.

published on : 13th September 2022

41 'exotic' animals seized from two SUVs in Assam  

The vehicles had Delhi registration numbers with Army stickers pasted on them and they traversed over 700 km through Mizoram, Meghalaya and Assam before falling into the police net.  

published on : 8th September 2022

Wildlife crime goes digital, WCCB increases vigilance

Indian law enforcement agencies have enhanced online wildlife crime patrolling as traffickers have found new ways to connect with potential buyers — encrypted online or undetected transactions.

published on : 4th September 2022

Odisha reports only one wildlife offence: NCRB report

However, registration of only one offence in the State under Wildlife Protection Act in the year has surprised the wildlife conservationists.

published on : 1st September 2022

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

Chhattisgarh: IC asks state govt to initiate action against PCCF for furnishing erroneous info on RTI

The Commission has consequently asked the Principal Secretary (Forest) to seek an explanation from the then PCCF-Wildlife and initiate disciplinary action against him.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Odisha prepares wildlife management plan for new coal blocks

It was decided to prepare the comprehensive plan through national level institutes like Wildlife Institute of India or Indian Institute of Science as per national guidelines in a time bound manner.

published on : 21st August 2022

Odisha fails to monitor coastal space violation: CAG

The Auditor General observed illegal construction of a jail complex in CRZ 1A area at Bangar in Puri district.

published on : 11th August 2022

14 elephants fell to poaching in last five years: Odisha government 

On July 25, the High Court expressed dissatisfaction over the counter affidavit filed by the wildlife wing and directed the personal appearance of the Chief Conservator of Forests.

published on : 8th August 2022

Introduction of wild cheetahs to Indian reserves involves risks and opportunities: top South African expert

The plan to introduce the cheetah by November last year in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno, spread over 750 kilometres in the state's Chambal region, suffered a setback due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 7th August 2022

5 held for wildlife crimes, poaching by forest officials of Odisha's Satkosia division

They had been detained in connection with a case related to death of the injured male elephant in Narsinghpur West Range in multiple pellet injuries a few days back.

published on : 7th August 2022

Five poachers held, 10 antlers seized from Debrigarh

Debrigarh has a high density bison and sambar population. Besides, spotted deer and leopard numbers are equally high too.

published on : 6th August 2022

Four-month-old abandoned elephant calf finds shelter in Bannerghatta

BBP will soon welcome Hamadryas Baboons from Singapore Zoo. The first batch- two males and a female- will arrive from Mysuru Zoo and the second will come directly from Singapore zoo.

published on : 4th August 2022

Dindigul forest wildlife survey finds common langurs in Kannivadi, Batlagundu

The survey was carried out in seven ranges namely Dindigul range, Ayalur, Alagarkoil, Natham, Sirumalai, Dindigul and Ottanchathiram.

published on : 2nd August 2022

13-year-old Rana, the first member of canine squad no more

"Even though he had retired and we have got another dog, Rana's place nobody can replace Rana," he said.

published on : 2nd August 2022
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