As per the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which keeps records of tigers and leopards, there have been 141 cases of poaching, while 84 seizures have been made between 2012 and 2018, P
A campaign to protect "highly endangered" animals -Tiger, Pangolin and Star Tortoise- hunted for illegal trading internationally, has been launched by the Ministry of Environment at major airports
While poaching and wildlife crime are on the rise with high-tech criminals posing new threats online, the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), a Central wildlife crime investigation agency, is gra
Bhubaneswar: As many as 82 people were killed in separate elephant attacks till February 2018, Forest and Environment Minister Bijayshree Routray informed to Odisha Assembly on Wednesday in respons
Nagpur: For the first time in the country, National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) is conducting security audit of 25 tiger reserves, including the four in Vidarbha.
BHUBANESWAR: In a bid to dissuade youths from taking selfie with wild animals and create awareness, a leading rescue organisation Snake Helpline on Sunday started an anti-selfie movement ‘no selfie
The Environment Ministry is proposed to be allocated Rs 2,675.42 crore in the 2017-18 Union Budget, an increase of Rs 399.42 crore over the last fiscal.
Nagpur: After remaining in deep slumber for over nine years, the forest department seems to have woken up and has convened state tiger cell meeting on October 1.
Nagpur: The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) on Thursday called upon various government agencies in the region to strengthen enforcement so as to tackle increasing crime.
Trade of rare animals and their body parts is going on through popular websites including quikr, olx, eBay, amazon and youtube, the government said on Monday.
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