Rajasthan has less than 5% of the country's forest cover but when it comes to environment-related offences, particularly the number of crimes under the Forest Act and the Wildlife Protection Act, i

The Supreme Court on Tuesday took note of pleas alleging cruelty meted out to captive elephants in Kerala, particularly in temples, and directed the top wildlife officer to undertake a headcount of

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre and ors. vs. Union of India and Ors. dated 18/08/2015 regarding cruelties meted to the elephants in the State of Kerala and how they are required to be curbed.

PUNE: India ranks among the top ten species rich nations in the world and is known for its rich biological diversity and high endemism.

KOLKATA: The officers of the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) in a joint effort with the crime control unit of the state forest department seized 76 turtles and tortoises from two traders in So

Population of wild animals like lions, tigers and elephants have increased over the years across the country, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Commenting on the government’s decision to give subdivision survey numbers to forest land encroachments, poet B Sugathakumari said that no Ministry’s decision, including that of Oommen Chandy’s, is

The parliamentary committee finds force in view of experts

BHOPAL: Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has severely criticised Madhya Pradesh government citing inadequate efforts led to decline in population of great Indian bustards, chitals, sl

A Parliamentary panel has recommended formation of a new committee to consider afresh specific areas of environmental policy after it found the objections raised by experts on the proposals of a hi