नेपाल से आए हाथियों का आतंक, अब तक दो लाेगों को मारा
लखीमपुर के रास्ते नेपाल के दो हाथियों ने लगभग एक हफ्ते पहले उत्तर प्रदेश में प्रवेश किया था, जो लोगों पर लगातार हमले कर ...
Technical committee formed to create National Elephant Action Plan
The main focus of the NEAP will be to mitigate human-elephant conflict, along with improvement of habitat
कभी दिन के थे राजा, अब हैं रात के उल्लू
जानिए, कैसे हम मनुष्यों के हस्तक्षेप के कारण बदल रहा है जंगली जीवों का व्यवहार
Academia can help humans and large carnivores coexist
It can help foster better institutional arrangements, especially in places like Romania, India and Brazil, where there are substantial …
No need for a new, separate leopard census, say experts
This is when leopard deaths in India have reached a five-year high, with over a third poached
What is the exact procedure to remove a man eater?
The killing of Avni, the Yavatmal tigress, has raised this question. Here are the answers
Odisha lost 179 elephants to electrocution since 2000
The state lost 102 pachyderms over the last 8 years alone, data shows
India's ready to shoot man eater, man killer animals, but doesn't know the difference
Down To Earth speaks to five eminent conservationists on the nuances of these two terms and if their usage is justified in today’s world
The future of the chimpanzee
On the first-ever World Chimpanzee Day, we should consider the ways we can ensure that future human generations can enjoy sharing the earth with …
How J&K reduced snow leopard attacks on livestock
Herders in villages on the outskirts of Ladakh's Hemis National Park were involved in initiatives that helped reduce attacks on livestock and …
World Health Assembly: India abstains from voting on providing health services to Palestine
India was among 20 countries who abstained during a vote on a draft decision on 23 May, proposing support to Palestine to provide health services …
Half the global snake bite deaths happen in India. Why are we not prepared?
WHO now recognises snakebite as a neglected disease. But India, which has the highest number of snakebite deaths, is woefully ill-prepared in …
Yemen: Water and energy in times of war
Water production has been seriously hampered as fewer public wells are operational due to war damage, lack of maintenance and unavailability of fuel
Three of Namibia’s most famous lion family were poisoned – why?
Ongoing drought means increased encounters between people and lions in north-west Namibia
Gir deaths: one lion, two lionesses found guilty
While the lion killed and ate a teenager, the lionesses were not involved in attacking and killing, and ate leftover body parts
'Lions’ presence in human-dominated areas is neither new nor surprising'
Wildlife expert and authority on Gir lions Ravi Chellam, who is currently the executive director of Greenpeace India, talks about attacks on humans
God’s own country or elephants’ graveyard?
A host of reasons ranging from poaching to intake of plastic, poisonous articles and electrocution have been attributed to deaths
Asian Elephant Specialist Group meet starts in Malaysia
Various issues concerning the Asian Elephant to be discussed at the event
वन विभाग की टीम पर हाथियों ने बोला हमला, एक वन रक्षक की मौत
नेपाल से आए दो हाथी उत्तर प्रदेश व उत्तराखंड के इलाकों में आतंक मचा रहे हैं। पकड़ने आए वन रक्षा कर्मचारियों पर हमला बोल ...
शोधकर्ताओं ने खोजा हिम तेंदुओं को बचाने का रास्ता
हिम तेंदुओं के संरक्षण में स्थानीय समुदायों को शामिल करना और उनकी आजीविका सुनिश्चित करना एक बेहतर रणनीति हो सकती है
उत्तराखंड: क्या लोगों को जंगली जानवरों के साथ जीना सीखना होगा?
एक सप्ताह के दौरान गुलदार (तेंदुए) के हमलों से तीन बच्चों की मौत हो चुकी है और दो गुलदार भी मारे जा चुके हैं
Elephants reduced to a political football as Botswana brings back hunting
Over the past five years Botswana has earned a reputation as the continent’s last elephant haven
Elephant kills five in Odisha
The victims were asleep on their verandahs when the tusker trampled them
Early elephant warning systems help, but are short-term measures: experts
Two projects in Karnataka and Jharkhand meant to warn people about elephant movements have led to a decrease in human-elephant conflict. But they …
Human-induced climate change likely to increase average temperatures in Uganda by up to 1.5 ºC in 20 years
Lominda Afedraru visits farmers in various parts of Uganda and assesses how the government is mitigating climate change impacts