Nearly one-quarter of biologists say they have been affected by animal activists. A Nature poll looks at the impact.

This Act may be called the Animal Welfare Act, 2011. The Ministry of Environment and Forests invites comments on the Draft Animal Welfare Act, 2011. This legislation, which will replace the existing Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1960, will provide for enhanced penalties and clearer definitions of animal abuse.

THE Tamil Nadu government was requested on Monday to issue a GO to conduct

GANGTOK, Dec 11: The Sikkim Government has banned the killing of animals, fowl and fish during the visit of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, between December 15 and 17.

Germany must better explain the scientific use of animals to remain a major biomedical force. (Editorial)

Animal activists last summer set fire to the alpine holiday home of Daniel Vasella, then chief executive of pharmaceutical giant Novartis of Basel, Switzerland, in one of relatively few violent attacks on scientists working with animals in German-speaking countries.

The Assam government has ordered an enquiry by the chief wildlife warden to ascertain the cause of death of at least four wild elephants, which were suspected to have been poisoned by villagers in the past two weeks in Assam.
The enquiry has been ordered after Union environment minister Jairam Ramesh asked Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi to probe the incident and suggested strict measure to puni

Guwahati, Oct 14: Human-elephant conflict has reached alarming proportions in Assam with at least four wild Asiatic elephants being poisoned by the villagers in the past one week, wildlife authorities said.

Guwahati: Environment activists on Thursday successfully tested a speed-detection gun on a train passing by a bird sanctuary in Guwahati.

The demonstration for forest officials toward enforcing train speed restrictions is aimed at preventing elephants being run over.

People for Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) had in response to the killing of seven elephants by speeding trains in West Be

She welcomed the move by the Kollam police to ban the elephant parade scheduled on October 3.

KOLLAM: Former Union Minister and animal rights activist Maneka Gandhi has said that organisations like the Kerala Gaja Paripalana Sangham (KGPS) should be disbanded for attempting to parade captive elephants as a mark of protest against recommendations made by the Elephant Task Force for the welfare o