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

The government of Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, is encouraging polluting enterprises to move from the downtown areas of the city with hefty rewards, China Business News reported on Wednesday.

Keeping wild elephants in captivity will cost the government crores of rupees.

With pressure growing to reduce pollution in the capital, a pharmaceutical company, Beijing Lingyun Building and Chemical Materials company, is relocating to Handan in North China's Hebei province

The relocation will be made in several phases and will take time before all the tanneries are shifted

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).

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has virtually abandoned hundreds of families who had voluntarily offered to relinquish their ancestral land situated inside the Wayanad Wildlife

The animal might cause problems elsewhere or die in the wild

Translocating leopards that stray into human habitations cannot permanently solve the human-leopard conflicts, pointed out wildlife researchers.
Referring to the recent incidents of sighting of leopards at Vazhachal forest division, researchers said the translocation could turn the animals more problematic and eventually it might cause problems elsewhere or die in the wild.

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.

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