Soon wildlife lovers will get a chance to enjoy the beauty of wilderness on elephant back at the Rajaji National Park.

The Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday ordered a curb on all mining activities in a 10-km radius of the Rajaji National Park (RNP).

Several initiatives have been taken by govt for conservation and protection of tigers and other wild animals in the country.

The world famous Rajaji National Park has been notified as Rajaji Tiger Reserve, making it the second tiger reserve in this small mountain state and the 48th in the country.

Uttarakhand, the State with the second highest tiger population after Karnataka, now has a second tiger reserve, besides the Corbett Tiger Reserve.

The Narendra Modi government’s plan to accelerate infrastructure construction in forest areas has hit a roadblock as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) rejected the Environment Ministry’s clearances

Thousands of birds arrive from European, Russian regions

The National Green Tribunal has stated that apparently “the laws were thrown to the winds” for construction of flood protection wall along the Song river in the Motichur range of the Rajaji Nationa

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Social Action for Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs. Union of India & Others dated 26/08/2014 regarding construction of a wall in Rajaji National Park which would prima facie obstruct the Elephant Corridor along the Song river.

DEHRADUN: The relocation of around 181 families from Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary (SWLS) in Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) is likely to increase the tiger density there.