The Union Ministry of Environment has announced the Captive Elephant (Transfer or Transport) Rules, 2024, detailing regulations for the movement of captive elephants within and between states.

This guide is for governments, conservationist practitioners and insurers to design and introduce insurance schemes to reduce human-wildlife conflict (HWC) and promote human-wildlife coexistence. Certain species such as elephants are major causes of HWC across Africa and Asia.

As per the information received from the State of Karnataka, 83 human casualties have been reported due to wild elephant attacks between 2019-20 to 2021-22.

Reply by the Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Kerala in Original Application 184/22 filed by M N Jayachandran before the National Green Tribunal.

M N Jayachandran in his petition before the NGT had alleged that Biji P Mathew was running tourism activities in the encroached area of the Periyar Tiger Reserve and elephant rides in Idukki District using more than l0 elephants, which is banned by District Collector.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Wildlife Society of Orissa Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 14/03/2023.

The NGT, Eastern Bench, Kolkata expressed displeasure with the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Wildlife Warden, Odisha at the lack of progress made in complying with the court order for notifying elephant corridors in the state.

The case study comes from Kenya, where the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) started the Livelihoods Insurance from Elephants (LIFE) project with funding provided by the UK government's Darwin Initiative.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on death of animals due to train accidents, 20/07/2022. The details of elephants killed in train accidents during the last five years and current year are included in this document.

India’s elephants are an indispensable part of our nation’s heritage, and their protection is enshrined in our laws and culture. Thus far, India has proven to be a world leader in the conservation of elephants, remaining home to some 60% of the planet’s wild Asian elephants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Wildlife Society of Orissa Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 16/08/2021.

The matter related to the presence of barbed wire fencing  in the various forest areas of the reserve forests - Dhama Range of Sambalpur, Anantarpur Reserve Forest, Kandhara Reserve Forest etc. which is hindering free movement of elephants resulting in death of some animals due to accidents.

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, released the population estimation protocol to be adopted in the exercise to be taken up for the All India elephant and tiger population estimation in 2022.