On 3rd March 2009, a tigress was tranquilised in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve and taken by road to Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh. Although the Government of India had given permission in 2008 for two tigresses to be translocated to Panna, the recent operation was carried out without close consultation with the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) or known tiger experts.

Maharashtra, Karnataka slug it out over six animals SIX wild elephants in Maharashtra have braved it all

Maldives prefers India, Sri Lanka, Australia for relocation FOR the new president of Maldives, acquiring land in foreign countries for his people is a priority. The country, said to have over a thousand

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Rising sea levels are forcing people in low-lying areas to flee their homes
This new category of refugees is being called climate migrants
They are yet to gain any international legal recognition
However, resettlement of residents of islands such as the Maldives to safer locations is being discussed

Conservation policies to protect wildlife and biodiversity ignore the basic survival needs and imperatives of local people. This article aims to show how conservation policies trigger floods in protected areas, especially those located in the foothills of the Himalayan mountain ranges, leading to huge damage to plantations and habitats as well as settlements of the local people.

The Government of Assam constituted the Rhino Task Force in June 2005, incorporating conservationists from diverse backgrounds, from government as well as non-governmental organizations, to make the dream drafted under IRV 2020 into reality. The first meeting of the Rhino Task Force was held in November 2005 at

But will that save the tiger reserve from heading the Sariska way? TWO tigresses from Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve will be introduced in Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh by February 2009.

Efforts to bolster tiger population in Sariska Two tigers, one male and one female, were introduced in Sariska Tiger Reserve, where the tiger population had dropped to zero, in June 2008. The tigers were brought from the nearby Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve. The plan also involved relocating four villages