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South Sudan on Tuesday banned all forms of wildlife hunting, including commercial trade in wildlife trophies, the country’s conservation agency said Tuesday.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Population of Tigers, 09/03/2018. As per the assessment of Status of Tigers, Co-predators and Prey, 2014 using the refined / state-of-the art methodology, the tiger number has shown a 30% increase countrywide with an estimated number of 2226 (range 1945-2491) as compared to the 2010 estimation of 1706 (range 1520-1909 tigers). The country level tiger estimation using the refined / state-of-the art methodology is done once in four years.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Death of Wild Animals, 09/03/2018. Government of India provides financial assistance to all State/Union territory Governments under the various Centrally Sponsored Schemes for conservation and management of wildlife in the country. Details of funds released under these schemes viz. ‘Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats’, ‘Project Tiger’ and ‘Project Elephant’ during the last three years is at Annexure-1a, 1b and 1c.

The Kangchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) in Eastern Nepal is home to one of Nepal’s unique and varied biodiversity, including flagship species such as the snow leopard.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Abir Phukan Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/03/2018 regarding illegal activities in forests and tiger reserves of India. Counsel for the petitioner has suggested certain solutions for saving of tiger, elephants and leopards. Supreme Court directs the Petitioner to give a detailed note with regard to each solution so that the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change can look into it.

Dehradun: An Italian veterinary sciences professor at the University of Torino in Italy has said that the disease which is rendering Himalayan blue sheep blind in Gangotri National Park (GNP) and h

The Assam government today told the National Green Tribunal that it has sanctioned a budget of Rs 11 crore for installation of sensor-operated automated traffic barriers to control the death of ani

The continued poisoning of species of critically endangered vultures will soon see them extinct, four organizations warned yesterday.

Three Francophone countries have joined the Elephant Protection Initiative, an Africa-led conservation initiative to eradicate ivory trade and stop the slaughter of the continent’s elephants by poa

Eighteen employees of a gorilla sanctuary in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo have been abducted by a militia group, sources have said.