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This guide is for governments, conservationist practitioners and insurers to design and introduce insurance schemes to reduce human-wildlife conflict (HWC) and promote human-wildlife coexistence. Certain species such as elephants are major causes of HWC across Africa and Asia.

The bench of Justice Satish Chander Sharma and Justice Sanjeev Narula of the Delhi High Court, September 1, 2023 directed Union of India to furnish the reasons as to why the drug ‘Nimesulide’ has not been banned, and deliberations undertaken in this regard.

A report on India’s bird population has painted a grim picture for many of the country’s species. The State of India’s Birds (SoIB) report showed worrisome declines, with 178 species of wild birds identified as needing immediate priority for conservation.

Order of the High Court of Uttarakhand in the matter of Anu Pant Vs State of Uttarakhand Through Principal Secretary Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate dated 17/08/2023.

Order of the Madras High Court regarding relocation of Thengumarahada village in the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu.

The court said that the guidelines for preparation of the Tiger Conservation Plan itself mandates relocation of human settlements affecting the core area of tiger reserves. The Supreme Court in Ajay Dubey -Vs- National Tiger Conservation Authority (2012 13 SCC 782) has been passing orders mandating the implementation of the guidelines issued by the National Tiger Conservation Authority, said the order.

India’s tiger population reached 3,682 in 2022, a significant increase from 2,967 in 2018, according to the report “Status of Tigers: Co-predators and Prey in India-2022,” released as part of the International Tiger Day celebrations.

This bulletin presents indispensable state-wise profiles regarding the status of tiger reserves across India. Each state's profile includes information regarding estimations of the total, core, and buffer areas, current tiger population, tiger reserve biodiversity, gazette notifications, and land cover maps of each reserve in the state.

Adopted from the framework of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) World Commission on Protected Areas, Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE) has emerged as the most important tool to assist and improve the management perspectives of Tiger Reserves and their associated landscape connectivity.

As per the information received from the State of Karnataka, 83 human casualties have been reported due to wild elephant attacks between 2019-20 to 2021-22.

The development of linear transport infrastructure (LTI) can have a variety of direct and indirect impacts on protected and conserved areas (PCAs) and other intact areas with high biodiversity and ecological connectivity values.

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