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The future of mankind will be protected only when the nature is kept unharmed, viewed environmentalists and intellectuals at an award distribution ceremony held by the House of Nature, Environment

Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh accounted for the largest number of cases, MoEFCC tells Lok Sabha

RAJKOT: Wildlife conservation institutions has launched an online petition to save the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard (GIB) whose population has dwindled to just 150 in India.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in “The Times of India” Authored by Vijay Pinjarkar Titled “String of new road projects in Maha to cut off tiger corridors” dated 20/12/2018 regarding new road projects being taken up in the State of Maharashtra which will obstruct the tigers corridors.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Cases of death of tigers, 17/12/2018. The incidents of tiger deaths due to poaching (including seizures) during the years 2015, 2016 and 2017 are 21, 41 and 28 respectively, while due to road and rail accidents during the same period are 3, 5 and 2 respectively. Details of tiger deaths from 2015 to 2017, including Maharashtra and Odisha, as reported by States, are included in this document.

The evaluation shows that among the six-infrastructure themes that this assessment focused on, roads seem to have the highest amount of impact on the snow leopard habitat. Experts’ ranking ranged from 61% for road to 12.4% for settlement.

Illegal ivory is widely available in physical and online retail outlets throughout Viet Nam according to a new TRAFFIC report published with support from USAID.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Prerna Singh Bindra & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/12/2018 regarding human elephant conflicts in India. Counsel for the State of West Bengal informs the Court that the State of West Bengal will consult the Wildlife Institute of India for advice on the use of commonly used repellent methods as well as new repellent methods and deterrent methods mentioned in the Guidelines (Guidelines for Management of Human Elephant Conflicts) for the purpose of reducing, if not, eliminating human elephant conflicts.

These guidelines address planning and management of privately protected areas (or PPAs) and the guidance is aimed principally at practitioners and policy makers, who are or may be involved with PPAs.

This Report comprises of three Chapters. The first Chapter contains the financial profile of the State, planning and conduct of audit and follow-up on Audit Reports.