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NAIROBI, Kenya — “This is the spot,” said Morris Njeru, gazing down at a tangled patch of farmland where he recently found the bloody corpses of David, Mukurino and Scratch — his last donkeys.

With the disturbing trend of rowdy picnickers near protected wildlife habitats showing little sign of abatement, conservationists have called for a complete stop to boisterous gatherings inside pr

At least 15 baboons are killed every day on the Northern Corridor, dealing a major blow to Kenya’s tourism.

A ban on all sales of ivory products in China comes into force on Sunday, a move hailed by conservationists as an important step in the fight to protect endangered species such as African elephants

China is reducing the import tax on donkey skins for use in traditional medicine despite fears over a global reduction in the animal's population.

Tanzanian ecologists on Friday raised concern over the blocking of wildlife corridors linking the protected areas with the adjacent ecosystems.

The African lion has declined to <35,000 individuals occupying 25% of its historic range. The situation is most critical for the geographically isolated populations in West Africa, where the species is considered regionally endangered. Elevating their conservation significance, recent molecular studies establish the genetic distinctiveness of West and Central African lions from other extant African populations. Interventions to save West African lions are urgently required.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Development Projects near Wildlife Habitats, 22/12/2017. Census of elephant is undertaken at the national level once in every five years. State-wise/UTs wise and region wise comparative estimated population of elephants of 2012 and 2017 as available in the Ministry are given in Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Development Projects near Wildlife Habitats, 22/12/2017. Census of elephant is undertaken at the national level once in every five years. State-wise/UTs wise and region wise comparative estimated population of elephants of 2012 and 2017 as available in the Ministry are given in Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensation to Displaced Families, 22/12/2017. Funding assistance for voluntary village relocation from notified core/critical tiger habitat of a tiger reserve and other Protected Areas on receipt of requests from the state Governments is provided under Centrally Sponsored Scheme of ‘Project Tiger’ and ‘Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats’. Details of compensation paid for the voluntary village relocation under these Centrally Sponsored Schemes during last three years and current year is at Annexure-I.

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