Uttar Pradesh is witnessing a spurt in the number of tigers straying out of protected areas, preying on humans and receding to their lairs.

Khitshang: Like a station awaiting a train delayed by hours, Duksum town has been in a slumber as long as its residents can remember.

DEHRADUN: The Uttarakhand government has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking to relocate about 2,400 people from more than 300 villages located in landslide-prone areas in nine hilly districts to

Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Gaurishankar Shejwar on Thursday assured the Assembly that Asiatic lions from Gujarat's Gir Wildlife Sanctuary would be translocated to Kuno-Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary

Experts predict it could cost up to £2bn to provide alternative habitats for wildlife if a proposed Thames Estuary airport is built.

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has called for all efforts to bring lions from Gujarat to Kuno-Palpur sanctuary so that the work to rehabilitate lions in Madhya Pradesh can be started at the e

The state's first rewilding experiment through voluntary relocation of people, who had inhabited wildlife sanctuaries, has come to fruition as the area is now teeming with wild animals.

The Rajasthan government plans to shift some tigers from the Ranthambore National Park to other parks in the State, following an increase in the number of big cats and territorial fights between th

Conflicts between humans and non-human primates are recognized as major issues in conservation of primates. Crop damage caused by primates is one of the most wide spread and common examples of human-nonhuman primate conflicts in areas where local people are mainly subsistence farmers. Various forms of human-wildlife conflicts occur with various negative results, including damage to crops and property, habitat destruction, injuries and death of people and wildlife, and livestock depredation.

Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang province, plans to shut down more than 250 high-polluting factories and relocate 12 others in order to improve its air quality.

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