With the new year approaching, the forest department is gearing to get its boots dirty and dig trenches to safeguard its land from encroachers.

The 27th meeting of the standing committee of National Board for Wild Life (NBWL) will be held on Wednesday.

Recent leopard attacks in the city and capture of a third leopard from Aarey Colony this week have rekindled the man-animal conflict debate.

Under pressure after three attacks this month, the Thane forest department captured a third leopard, a male, at around 8.30 pm on Monday. Same day morning they had captured a female and another male two days before that. All animals were captured in Maroshi pada in Aarey Colony, where a 50-year-old woman was killed on November 2.

Weekend family picnics to Kanheri caves in your car are soon going to become a thing of the past as the forest department plans to ban all private vehicles inside the National Park by the end of De

The Karnataka government told the High Court on Tuesday that the elephants proposed to be sent to Madhya Pradesh did not fall under the category of wildlife, as they were trained and captive.

In an affidavit, the government told the court that the elephants were not being sold, but some of them were only being transferred for management of Madhya Pradesh’s tiger reserves. This did not violate the purpose of the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, it said during the hearing of a petition by Compassion Unlimited Plus Action, a City-based animal activist forum.

For the first time, the forest department is using the the line transect method — used in tiger reserves in the country — to estimate population of animals at Sanjay Gandhi National Park and the ne

Cars with blaring music systems and high beams not only accidentally kill animals but also disturb those who move in search of prey after sunset inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park, stated the conse

Forest Minister Patangrao Kadam announced in the state assembly on Friday that 200 acres of the Aarey dairy will be acquired for the international zoo at Goregaon.

Experts Warn Of Looming Disaster As Census Finds Leopard Numbers Falling & Civet Cat Going Extinct

Mumbai: Wildlife activists are outraged that three weeks after forest officials rescued a leopard from Uran, the big cat medically certified as