Dugong (Dugong dugon), also called 'Sea Cow', occurs in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Gulf of Mannar, Palk Bay, and Gulf of Kutch in India. These marine mammals are herbivores which spend their full life in the sea. They are the only extant species of the family Dugongidae.

The primary objectives of the study are: to determine the current status of wildlife habitat and distribution pattern of plants, entomofauna, fish, herpetofauna, birds and mammals within the impact zone of the Etalin hydroelectric project (EHEP) area covering multiple seasons; Status and distribution pattern of certain Rare, Endangered and other

Buddhist monks in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang district have reason to cheer as their movement to save the winter habitat of the black-necked crane seems to have borne fruit.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has assigned the responsibility to the Wildlife Institute of India to prepare a technical document ‘Eco-friendly measures to mitigate impacts of linear infrastructure on wildlife’ for rail, road and power transmission line planners and managers; forest and wildlife managers and wild

This assessment of cumulative impacts of hydroelectric projects in Alaknanda and Bhagirathi river basins in Uttarakhand. It takes into account impact of 70 Hydro Electric Projects of which 17 are existing, 14 are under-construction and 39 are proposed.

Exchange of animals between zoos and acquisition of animals from the wild necessitates their transportation between various locations.

Indian wild ass, an equid species inhabits the saline-arid region of the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat. The species is increasingly threatened by developmental activities leading to habitat loss and
fragmentation. It is currently listed as endangered in the IUCN red list of threatened species and in Schedule I of the Wildlife protection Act of India (1972).

India has a vast extent of coast line of about 8000 km spanning 13 maritime mainland states
and Union Territories, which are home to a diversity of coastal and marine ecosystems,
comprising nationally and globally significant biodiversity (Venkataraman and Wafar, 2005).
It also supports almost 30% of its human population being dependent on the rich exploitable

A Group of Experts has submitted a detailed assessment of the potential for reintroducing the cheetah in India, recommending three potential sites for reintroduction. The cheetah, which is a flagship specie of the deciduous dryland/grassland ecosystem, became extinct in India in the 1960s. The word "cheetah" derived from the sanskrit word citrak?yah.

In order to optimize the local and regional, socioeconomic and cultural benefits of rafting on Ganges in Uttarakhand without impacting the ecological and environmental assets of this Himalayan region, it is important to rationalize the annual and daily operating times and numbers of rafts and rafting camps.

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