Elsa’s opinion: There are several thousands of Indian zoo animals living in appaling, miserable conditions (refer to the “Wildlife -> Zoo” menu). Instead of rehabilitating them in the wild, the government had wasted money on importing animals.
published on 13 Jul 2023
Ahead of Bakri Eid which is being celebrated on June 29, the division bench of justices Gautam Patel and Neela Gokhale on June 28 heard a petition filed by one Haresh Jain a resident of Nathani Heights Society
published on 29 Jun 2023
A chained elephant suffered injuries in an attack by a herd of wild elephants at Edakkurissi, near Mannarkkad, on Saturday. The attack took place around 12.30 a.m. during a routine raid by a herd led by a rogue bull locally named Chullikompan.
published on 20 May 2023
Five employees of the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Madhya Pradesh have been booked by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) team from Delhi and the state wildlife’s Special Task Force (STF) for their alleged involvement in the clandestine burning of a dead wild elephant.
published on 19 May 2023
In a setback to the cheetah reintroduction project, Daksha, a female cheetah brought from South Africa, died in a confrontation with two male cheetahs at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district. This is the third cheetah death in Kuno in the last one-and-a-half months
published on 14 May 2023
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a petition that raises concerns over the recent transportation of 20 elephants from Arunachal Pradesh to Gujarat on May 12.
published on 01 May 2023
“You have experts. Your experts have made a recommendation. The state government can’t now also sit and say it will do something over and above it,” the bench, comprising Justices P S Narasimha and J B Pardiwala, said, adding that “we will not interfere”.
published on 18 Apr 2023
A division bench of Justice A.K.Jayasankaran Nambiar and Justice Gopinath P made the observation while considering a review petition filed by Nenmara MLA K. Babu, against the order of the Court dated April 5, 2023, directing the relocation of the wild tusker ‘Arikomban’ to Parambikulam Tiger Reserve.
published on 13 Apr 2023
Once home to most tigers in the country, the Western Ghats with 12 reserves spread across six states has seen a sharp decline in the number of big cats from 981 in 2018 to 824 as per the 2022 estimates.
published on 11 Apr 2023
Upholds Kerala High Court Division Bench’s decision
published on 27 Mar 2023
According to the data by Project Elephant Division of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, a whopping number of 89 elephants were killed in the last 10 years due to electrocution in Tamil Nadu
published on 08 Mar 2023
The natural setting of the Chadivayal elephant camp at Siruvani foothills in the Coimbatore Forest Division is expected to ease the rehabilitation of the nine captive elephants, which will be shifted from the Elephant Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre (ERRC) at M.R. Palayam in Tiruchi.
published on 06 Mar 2023