Namibia has recorded nine poaching incidents since January this year, six involving rhinos and three involving elephants, a government spokesperson said on Monday.

Omatjete — The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has come to the rescue of Daures Constituency residents who live in constant fear due to the increased population of problematic elephants by prov

Sri Lanka hosts the latest CITES conference this May, where member states will consider proposals for protections for a wide range of species.

Protecting and expanding suitable habitats for wildlife is key to the conservation of endangered species, but owing to climate and land use change the ideal habitats of today may not be fitting in

Botswanan President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Wednesday blasted Western countries for their outburst over Botswana's plan to lift a hunting ban and allow an elephant cull.

Botswanan President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Wednesday blasted Western countries for their outburst over Botswana's plan to lift a hunting ban and allow an elephant cull.

The department of environmental affairs plans to appoint a panel to review the implementation of recommendations from a committee into the feasibility of a legal trade in rhino horn.

Tribunal had directed NRL to demolish a wall constructed on an elephant corridor .Environmental activist Rohit Choudhury has appealed to the Assam chief secretary to take action against Numaligarh

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Project Elephant, 11/02/2019. The State wise details of funds allocated, released and utilized under the scheme Project Elephant during last three years is given in Annexure I. The death of elephant due to various reasons like train accident, electrocution, poaching and poisoning during the last three years, State-wise, is given in Annexure II, III, IV and V respectively. The detail of human deaths due to human-elephant conflict during the last three years, State-wise, is given in Annexure VI.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Human animal conflict, 11/02/2019. The Animal Welfare Division of this Ministry does not maintain details regarding rate of decrease in the population of animals and increasing rate of human-animal clash, especially attacks on human beings by elephants, stray dogs and monkeys, etc. Management of wildlife (Elephant, Monkeys) is the responsibility of the concerned State/UT Governments. However, Project Elephant Division, MoEF&CC has compiled the details regarding the deaths of human beings by elephant attack are given in Annexure.

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