AHMEDABAD: The Madhya Pradesh government has forwarded a proposal for Rs 80 crore assistance to the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF), for the lion conservation project to be taken u

A fresh petition filed in the Supreme Court suggests that the proposed translocation of Gir lions to Kuno-Palpur in Madhya Pradesh may harm tigers moving from Rajasthan to Madhya Pradesh.

Gujarat has reiterated that the proposed translocation of Gir lions to Kuno Palpur be based strictly on the new guidelines of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Seeks recall of 2013 order against its re-introduction plan.

Will Gir lions shifted to Kuno-Palpur sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh come into conflict with tigers that may have strayed from Ranthambore reserve in Rajasthan? For the first time, an NGO, Wildlife Conservation Trust- Rajkot, has joined as a party to the petition filed by the Rajasthan government claiming that there is a possibility of conflict between the two big cats because a natural movement corridor exists between Kuno and Ranthambore.

BHOPAL: State government has shot off another reminder, the second in two months, to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to take urgent measures to shift lions from Gujarat to Kuno wildl

After some dilly-dallying on the matter, the Gujarat government finally filed a curative petition in the Supreme Court against the planned translocation of some lions from Gir to Kuno Palpur wildli

The lion expert committee formed by the Supreme Court is likely to send a team to Kuno-Palpur in Madhya Pradesh to assess the sanctuary's preparedness for receiving lions from Gir, before taking a

Gujarat’s Curative Petition To Expose MP Govt’s Claims About Prey Base For Big Cats

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government is all set to file the curative petition challenging the apex court order to translocate lions to Kuno Palpur. The state had, after the final order on April 15, filed a review petition which was dismissed by the court in November 2013.

An agreement may be signed between the Environment and Forests Ministry and other stake holders to oversee implementation of Asiatic lions from neighbouring Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh's Palpur Kuno