Encroachment= Man Elephant Conflict in Assam

Encroachment= Man Elephant Conflict in Assam

GUWAHATI: – A total of 31,873.76 hectares of prime forestland belonging to 12 reserved forests, a national park and a wildlife sanctuary in the North Bank Landscape (NBL) under Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) continues to be under encroachment. It is no coincidence that some of the worst man-elephant conflict points fall under the landscape […]

Hoo Ha about plants, what about animals?

Hoo Ha about plants, what about animals?

We have only one Earth so we need to take care of it. The 9th August is observed as Bihar Earth Day and thus Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi said that plantation of at least five saplings, provided by the forest department, would be done in every school on the day. Many states like […]

187 animals drowned, more killed fleeing Kaziranga

187 animals drowned, more killed fleeing Kaziranga

The current wave of floods in Assam has claimed the lives of 187 animals in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) including 15 one horned rhinos, one elephants and over hundred hog deer, according to local news reports. Flood waters entered  the Kaziranga National Park on July 13 and submerged almost 90 per cent of the park, […]

Animal Life, Still a Curse

Animal Life, Still a Curse

Sir I come across many news daily, maybe because of being a media student. In the crowd of all news that I read, the news that piques me the most are of animal abuse. And I hardly come across a news headline like “a dog killed by a speeding car or bike”. I am raising […]

World Earth Day 2019: Protect our Species

World Earth Day 2019:  Protect our Species

Last month we celebrated world sparrow day to raise awareness for the house sparrows and other common birds, these little creatures have peacefully coexisted with us in our homes and have shared thousand years of relationship with the mankind but now they are no longer found. “Protect our Species” is the theme of this World […]

Monkeys terrorize Agra, citizens deploy Langur deterrent!

Monkeys terrorize Agra, citizens deploy Langur deterrent!

Here’s a piece of wild news: Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, is being terrorized by hordes of killer monkeys! In the past three months local newspapers have reported at least three incidents where people have been fatally attacked and bitten by monkeys. There’s nothing that the population can do, because these simians are […]

Bio diversity shrinks in Himachal

Bio diversity shrinks in Himachal

Shimla, Feb 19: The Himalayan Musk deer and Red headed vulture are at the top of a ‘threatened species’ list in Himachal Pradesh. The Himachal Pradesh State Biodiversity Board has identified and listed 22 plant and 16 animals species as “threatened”, an official said. Separate committees of experts were notified by the board in December […]

Dogs and the good life in China

Dogs and the good life in China

The good news for dogs in China is, that they are less likely to be eaten, if some rich person keeps them as pets. The growth in the middle class, a massive move to urbanization and other demographic changes – such as growing numbers of elderly, and people getting married and having children later than […]

Dogs to protect Rhinos in Kaziranga

Dogs to protect Rhinos in Kaziranga

GUWAHATI: Dogs are being trained to protect Rhinos in Assam statein northeast India.  Four new Belgian Malinois dogs are being trained to add to the existing two-member dog squad to assist anti-poaching operations in Kaziranga National Park and other rhino bearing areas of the State. The new dogs are being trained in an undisclosed location. […]

Lizard penises sold online as Ayurvedic Plant!

Lizard penises sold online as Ayurvedic Plant!

NEW DELHI : Your local Ayurveda quack may be taking you for a ride, giving you lizard penises disguised as dried root medicine! An Indian man has been arrested for selling dried monitor lizard penises online as a rare root plant believed to bring good luck, Indian forest department officials said Friday (June 23). The […]

Elephant in the room? No Jumbos in Jharkhand!

Elephant in the room? No Jumbos in Jharkhand!

Jamshedpur, Jharkhand:  A three-day synchronised elephant census is going on  in four  states of Jharkhand, Bengal, Odisha and Chhattisgarh today to avoid duplication and arrive at a more accurate count for the first time in India. Part of the 7th All India Elephant Census under Project Elephant, the census is deploying an identical set of […]

Shout out for Wildlife

Shout out for Wildlife

Imagine the world without any wildlife. How will the life be? Is it possible to survive without wildlife? Actually No, not at all. We all know that for the balance of the nature it is very important that we protect and save our wildlife. It is an intrinsic part of our life. It contributes to […]

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