In addition, 11 tigers and 13 lions died in railway and road accidents in the past three years

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/01/2019 regarding state of captive elephants in India.The Court directs all the Chief Wildlife Wardens of the States to ascertain the age of all the captive elephants.

Several African countries with some of the largest elephant populations are calling for looser controls on legal ivory trade, while another group of countries on the continent say tighter controls

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Death of wild animals in rail and road accidents, 07/01/2019. The number of death of wild animals in road and rail accidents in the country are not collated by the Ministry. However, as per information collected from the states the number of death of elephants, lion and tigers in road/rail accidents in the country as available with the Ministry during the last three years are given at Annexure I, Annexure II and Annexure III.

A one-day workshop on the role of private insurance in reducing the ‘Human-Wildlife Conflict (HWC) will be conducted by Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS) and the International Institut

Kenya lost 396 elephants in 2018 due to diverse causes, compared to 727 that died last year, the wildlife agency said on Thursday.

Nairobi — Elephant poaching in the country has reduced by 50 per cent, Kenya Wildlife Service said.

Illegal ivory is widely available in physical and online retail outlets throughout Viet Nam according to a new TRAFFIC report published with support from USAID.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Prerna Singh Bindra & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/12/2018 regarding human elephant conflicts in India. Counsel for the State of West Bengal informs the Court that the State of West Bengal will consult the Wildlife Institute of India for advice on the use of commonly used repellent methods as well as new repellent methods and deterrent methods mentioned in the Guidelines (Guidelines for Management of Human Elephant Conflicts) for the purpose of reducing, if not, eliminating human elephant conflicts.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Prerna Singh Bindra & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/11/2018 regarding use of fireballs and spikes to drive away elephants.

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