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Sunday, Jun 16, 2019
news about Wildlife protection act
Nov 06, 2018 08:23
According to data from the Union environment ministry, more than 1,608 humans were killed in human-wildlife conflict cases involving tigers, leopards, bears and elephants between 2013 and 2017. read more
Nov 05, 2018 00:03
Deputy director of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, said the villagers killed the tigress in a retaliatory attack. read more
Nov 03, 2018 12:41
A man was arrested in Meerut on Thursday for allegedly being in possession of 12 star tortoises and five red-eared sliders. They were being smuggled from Chennai. read more
Sep 25, 2018 06:00
The Uttarakhand high court on Monday directed the state government to release sufficient fund for upkeep of the elephants seized by the forest department, including their specialised treatment. read more
Sep 12, 2018 23:22
The rules will require every puppy to be micro-chipped by a veterinary practitioner before sale, and each pet shop shall have a functional micro-chip reader within the premises. read more
Sep 12, 2018 02:11
An exchange of animals between National Zoological Park in Delhi and Chhattisgarh’s Nandan Van zoo has gone horribly wrong, with the former alleging that two leopards it got from Naya Raipur are not those it had been promised. read more
Sep 06, 2018 11:31
Residents of Chota Madansahi, a village in Jharkhand’s Sahebganj district, caught a sub-adult crocodile and tied it with a rope when it was found eating a goat. read more
Aug 22, 2018 11:41
The animals were rescued at the instance of a NGO which received information on its helpline number. The handler of the langurs was also arrested. read more
Aug 21, 2018 01:53
In a major jolt to Uttarakhand chief minister TS Rawat’s ambitious Kandi Road project that aims to connect Garhwal and Kumaon regions, an affidavit submitted by the central government and other agencies concerned before the National Green tribunal (NGT)... read more
Aug 10, 2018 13:33
In its August 3 order, the HC had said, “A startling revelation... advocates that the elephants are chained, ill-treated and few elephants are blind but still being used commercially by the owners of the resorts in Corbett Tiger Reserve area” read more
Aug 05, 2018 22:27
The forest department has DFOs to check the legal status of the elephants with private individuals in their areas and also get their medical examination done by veterinary doctors within three days read more
Aug 03, 2018 21:39
The order comes as setback to gypsy owners, as currently more than 200 vehicles on an average are allowed to enter the protected area every day, and to private resort owners near Corbett who organised elephant safaris read more
Jul 17, 2018 23:35
This is the first time a court has issued an order for police custody for an offence under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, schedule IV (flamingos), said forest officers. read more
Jul 15, 2018 07:20
There has been an 80% decline in the population of Lesser Florican since 2000 when around 3,500 birds were estimated to be in these four states, according to the report. read more
Jul 02, 2018 08:17
The report said 70% of the cases of seizures of such animals between 2012 and 2018 (till June) in Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat were reported from the Mumbai metropolitan region. read more