The monkey's paw of Lutyens' Delhi
More than 1,000 cases of monkey bites are reported every day in Indian cities
Allocation for environment, forest and climate change ministry up by 33%
But key forest initiatives get paltry allocations, one as low as Rs 1 lakh
Tiger conference: snow leopard, big cat conservation and tackling wildlife crime high on radar
Participants focus on 2017 Snow Leopard Summit, tiger recovery programme and poaching
66th Standing Committee meeting of CITES underway in Geneva
National Ivory Action Plans, domestic legislation and additional measures to protect endangered species being discussed
Global tiger population up by 22 per cent
India is the largest contributor to the increase in tiger population
Will IUCN ban on domestic ivory trade spark a global battle on conservation?
Two blocs of countries seem headed for a confrontation over the issue of ban on ivory trade
Should ivory trade be legalised?
International ban on ivory trade has neither reduced elephant poaching nor the volume of the illegal trade. Is it time the trade is legalised? …