Railways’ data shows the number of animals coming under trains are increasing.

BHOPAL: Top wildlife officers of Madhya Pradesh have planned India's first ambitious project to translocate Gangetic dolphins from one river to the other as a last resort to save the species from e

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Jahangeer Ali Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/04/2014 regarding cutting of trees in the cutting of trees in the Reserved Forest area, District Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh and also the relocation and rehabilitation of villagers displaced from Bori Wildlife Sanctuary of Satpura Tiger Reserve, District Hoshangabad as per the provisions under Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

As many as 58 tigers have died in the past five years due to poaching, territorial fights and old age in various big cat habitats in Madhya Pradesh.

BHOPAL: Satpura-Maikal landscape of central India-- largest natural habitat of tigers in the world - will no longer remain one big entity, if coal mining is allowed in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district.

Ironically, state forest minister Sartaj Singh finds him in a fix with experts on both sides- those in favour of coal mining or protecting corridor for the sake of striped big cat population-divided on the issue.

The Madhya Pradesh government has proposed 15 eco-sensitive zones around its wildlife sanctuaries and parks, where illegal commercial activities including mining will be prohibited.

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.

The interim ban on tourism in core areas of tiger reserves has already started to tell on those who depend on tourists.

Crusade for revival of environment and wildlife ( CREW) will organise the Central Indian Highlands Wildlife Film Festival on the theme " Tiger Habitat" at the end of February.

In a bid to ensure greater accountability, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has decided to conduct an annual tiger census from 2012 in all 39 tiger reserves of the country.