Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Center for Wildlife and Environmental Litigation Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/07/2019 regarding shifting of ammunition dump of the Army operating in forest area at Raiwala, Uttarakhand to another suitable site for restoration of Chila-Motichur Elephant Corridor.

The killing of an alpha elephant bull at Omatjete last week has been highly criticised by Namibian conservation and tourism groups.

The Assam government Thursday stopped transportation of four elephants to Gujarat for the Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad due to prevailing heat wave in North-West India.

The government will amend the rules to ensure that captive elephants in the State are looked after well, Minister for Forests K. Raju has said.

African elephant poaching rates have dropped by 60 per cent in six years, an international study has found.

Namibia translocated six elephants to a tourism game park in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Namibia's Port Authorities (Namport) said Tuesday.

Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, saying the population has increased and farmers’ livelihoods are being affected, in a move set to trigger outrage from conservationists.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pradip Kumar Bhuyan & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/05/2019 regarding lack of adequate steps for free passage of elephants in Assam. According to the applicant, railway tracks, national and state highways and transmission lines should be declared as elephant protection zones in the nature of ecological sensitive areas. Elephant deaths are taking place due to train accidents, electrocution and other human interventions which result in degradation of forest habitats.

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