Marwahi forest division is well known for human-sloth bear conflict. Available forest cover is highly degraded, fragmented and interspersed with agricultural crop fields, and small townships. Data since 1990 onwards reveal 28 cases of human death by wild animals, comprising 13 men and 15 women. Except 2, all casualties were cased by sloth bear.

Human-elephant conflict in Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary and adjacent areas was studied based on observational methods during the year 1993 to 1996 as a part of project studying the large mammals in the sanctuary. Major animals engaged in crop damage were wild boar and elephant. The animals involved in crop damage were mainly lone males, in the case of elephants and most of the raids were at night.

The Rann is the most remarkable and unique feature of the Kachchh region. 'City of Flamingoes' - the only known breeding grounds of the Flamingo in India had been first reported and discovered in the 1886 by Maharao Khengarji, but it was Dr Salim Ali's work that forms the first major account of this amazing phenomenon.

The efficacy of spider as indicator of habitat conditions in Tarai Conservation Area was examined. To compare habitat specific spider communities, five vegetation types were sampled from March 2005 to August 2006 by using pitfall traps and other semi-quantitative collection methods along transects.

The Chenab Valley in Urgam Reserve Forest of Chamoli District (Uttarakhand), was surveyed during March-April 2005, to estimate abundance and record observations on the group sizes, sex ratios and habitat utilization pattern of Himalayan tahr and Goral.

Out of the 12 notified bird sanctuaries of Uttar Pradesh, six bird sanctuaries namely - Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, Unnao District, Sur Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Agra District, Patna Bird Sanctuary, Etah, Saman Bird Sanctuary, Mainpuri, Parvati Aranga Bird Sanctuary, Gonda and Bakhira Bird Sanctuary, Sant Kabir Nagar were surveyed for the inventorisation of aquatic plants growing in and around these h

The value of grasses to mankind has been recognized since very early times. The Poaceae are one of the largest family of flowering plants, comprising some 10,000 species under approximately 896 genera. Intensive and extensive survey over the last 7 years on the grass flora, family Poaceae of North-western Rajasthan has yielded uncrecorded seven grasses genera from this region.

The study was conducted from November 1998 through October 2003. The Kole wetland is one of the largest and highly productive wetlands and it is one of the most threatened wetland in the state.

Traditional agroforestry systems prevalent in Lahaul area was agri-silvicultural system. Generally five agroforestry systems were identified i.e. agri-horticultural, agri-silvicultural, agri-silvi-pastoral, pastoral-silviculture and pastoral-horticulture. Whereas in District Kinnaur most prevalent agro-forestry system was agri-horticultural. Four agroforestry models were identified i.e.

Hundreds of trees are protected as living natural monuments and are associated with wisdom and immortality in India. In Uttarakhand, some trees hold special cultural and religious significance like peepal, banyan, mango etc. It was at the International Forestry Conference at Rome in 1926 that Protection of Natural Features were discussed. In 1929 Sir H.G. Champion, Silviculturist, Forest Research Institute mooted the idea of preservation of elite trees along with establishment of Preservation Plots and resolution No. 22 was passed.