After spending over Rs283 crore on relocation of villages from reserves, sanctuaries and national parks in Maharashtra in the last 12 years, the state government would require a further Rs 900 cror

After spending over Rs283 crore on relocation of villages from reserves, sanctuaries and national parks in Maharashtra in the last 12 years, the state government would require a further Rs 900 cror

The 12-member committee formed to look into the translocation of Asiatic lions from the Gir sanctuary in Gujarat to Kuno-Palpur in Madhya Pradesh will now study the threat perception to these big c

In a unique gesture to end man-animal conflict, villagers living along an elephant corridor in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district will relocate their homes to give a passage to jumbos.

Relocation of a few tribal villages from the Kawal Tiger Reserve (KTR) in Adilabad district as an important measure towards improvement of the habitat has once again come to the fore following the

The move came following a Supreme Court judgement on April 15 which held that the species was under threat of extinction and needed a second home

Madhya Pradesh government has sought over Rs 7 crore from the Centre to shift Asiatic lions from Gujarat to its Palpur Kuno Sanctuary under Sheopur district of Gwalior division.

The second meeting of the 12-member committee formed to decide on the lion translocation from Gir sanctuary in Gujarat to Kuno Palpur in Madhya Pradesh will be held on August 19.

Kishanganga Power Project

To ensure supply of safe drinking water to the population living in and around the catchment areas of Kishanganga Power Project, coming up in district Bandipora, a water filtration plant would be installed and commissioned by Oct this year while Rs. 75 crore have been earmarked for environment protection and Rs. 58 crore stands released for Relocation and Rehabilitation (R&R) of effected family.

Logic Behind Lions’ Translocation Hasn’t Changed Since Then

If you thought the question of diversity in gene pool and the argument on dangers of putting all eggs in one basket prompting the idea of translocation of lions first came up in the ’90s, then you are wrong.

Madhya Pradesh officials once again tried to mislead the 12-member committee formed by the Union ministry of forest and environment for translocation of Gir lions.

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