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Category: Biodiversity :: Protection :: Wildlife Protection
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Workshop on camera trapping held at Manas 16.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on camera trapping held at Manas
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Jackal rescued from house in Agra 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An adult male Golden Jackal was rescued from a house in Barauli Ahir village, Agra. The panic-stricken animal was rescued on Friday by an expert team of Wildlife SOS.
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Seminar on natural conservation 15.12.2017 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal WWF – India is one of India’s leading conservation organizations, engaged in... more »
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Injured golden jackal rescued near Sanjay Van 14.12.2017 Hindu: Home
A six-month-old female golden jackal was rescued by the Wildlife SOS Rapid Response Unit on Wednesday after it was found injured in the periphery of Sanjay Van forest.The animal is currently undergoi...
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NGT’s fiat to IIT-M onprotection of animals 14.12.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Extends scope of earlier order
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Salman Khan, Katrina unveil Bina Kak's book on tigers 14.12.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
In an event that had big names from Bollywood and wildlife conservation seated together, actors Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif launched Silent Sentinels of Ranthambhore — a photo-book by politician and former tourism minister of Rajasthan Bina Kak. The event was held at Hotel Taj Lands. Kak, who is known for her love for tigers and boosting the tourism and conservation initiative at the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve said that it was while visiting Ranthambore she got addicted to photography and soon what started out as a hobby became a passion. "Filmmaker Mike Pandey guided me, right from which equipment to buy to using the right frames. Soon, I got attached to photographing tigers and the forest, and in no time, thanks to some of the most knowledgeable drivers and forest officers, I knew of every tiger and even their family tree," she said. In fact, she revealed that it during treatment and chemotherapy for breast cancer that she began editing the photographs. "Going through the photos of the forest and ...
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Sri Surya Pahar as protected area, Urpod beel as bird sanctuary urged 13.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Sri Surya Pahar as protected area, Urpod beel as bird sanctuary urged
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Strategies to conserve mangroves discussed 13.12.2017 Hindu: Kochi
A platform for policymakers, academia and business personnel to share their views
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Star tortoises seized at airport; two held 12.12.2017 Hindu: News
Two persons were detained for attempting to smuggle 210 Indian star tortoises at Chennai airport on Sunday night, according to a press release. Safur Ali, 33, and Mohamed Thamim Ansari,27, were detain...
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Rescue centre expanded to house more wild animals 11.12.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
The Chamundi Animal Conservation, Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre, the State’s second animal rescue centre, near Mysuru, has expanded its premises to accommodate more wild animals shifted for rehabil...
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CCMB mourns loss of Lalji Singh 11.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) expressed grief over the death of its former director Lalji Singh, the father of DNA fingerprinting in India.
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Green clearance must for rail projects on forest land: MoEF&CC 11.12.2017 DNA: Popular News
Railway projects passing through forest lands, national parks and eco-sensitive zones will not be exempted from the forest clearance process, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) told the Railways Ministry and state forest departments. The Environment Ministry’s clarification on the matter comes after the Railways had argued that Railways Act, 1989, gives it the power to acquire land, including forests, falling in its right of way. MoEF&CC clarified its position on the issue after referring the matter to the Ministry of Law and Justice, who seconded the Environment Ministry’s opinion. DNA has reviewed the MoEF&CC letter to Railways Ministry and state forest departments. The MoEF&CC told Railways, that as per the Law Ministry, despite provisions of the Railways Act, 1989, allowing Railways to acquire any land for its projects, forest land falling in the right of way attract provisions of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980. MoEF&CC added that even if the forest land is under the ...
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Revenue dept claims stake on forest land, cabinet to discuss issue today 10.12.2017 deccanherald.com
Karnataka forest department has been fighting a long battle to recover 96.12 acres of forest land from revenue department in Machohalli, part of Machohalli Reserve Forest. The fate of this forest patch will now be decided in the Cabinet meeting on Monday. The revenue department sought approval to reserve 19.20 acres of land in survey number 81 of Machohalli village, Dasanapura hobli, out of 96.12 acres as government kharab gomal land for five public purposes. It also sought approval to 58.20 acres on lease to 36 private educational institutions. However, the forest department has opposed the proposal. "The state government is celebrating 2017 as a year of the wild and is working on creating a tableau to showcase its wildlife during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. But it is unable to hand over 96.12 acres of land back to the forest department," said a senior forest department official. The forest department raised an objection to the granting of forest land for public purposes many a time in the ...
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'Life of Pi' actor visits Wildlife SOS elephant care centre, bear facility 10.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Adil Hussain, the lead actor of the acclaimed "Life of Pi", on Sunday visited the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre here and spent time with the animals. He extended his support to the centre's activities.
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Arunachal Pradesh MP seeks survey on snow leopards 10.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal Pradesh MP seeks survey on snow leopards
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Set for jumbo ‘tusk’ 10.12.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Amber Fort and elephant rides are synonymous with each other. Every visitor coming to Jaipur wants to come to Amber and take an elephant ride. Therefore, to improve the condition of these elephants, their abode ‘Hathi Gaon’ has been given a makeover.  The gaon has now been made into another tourist attraction with developmental works being done by Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) and the department of forest.  Notably, the place is world famous for elephants and it is from Hathi Gaon that the elephants are brought to Amber Fort for the rides. There are about 113 elephants in this village.The place acts as a natural habitat for elephants and since long it was lying ignored and unkempt. But of late, things have changed for better. The village was been spruced up and now one cannot only make online booking for elephant rides,  but can also stay here in the refurbished guest house. The makeover  has been done by JDA with a budget of Rs 3.85 crore. The shelters of elephants have been scrubbed off and have ...
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Three rare black-necked storks hatch in Cambodia 9.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
After five weeks of nest protection by community members, three black-necked stork chicks have hatched in the Northern Plains of Cambodia, giving hope to the future conservation of this rare species, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said on Saturday.
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Arunachal MP seeks survey on snow leopards in the state 9.12.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Arunachal Pradesh Lok Sabha MP Ninong Ering has requested Union Forest Minster Harshvardhan for a survey in the state to find the number of snow leopards in the state.The letter follows photographic...
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‘Scarcity of resources will make headlines in every newspaper’ 9.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Sanctuary Wildlife Awards honours Earth’s heroes
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Flighty encounters 8.12.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Jayanti aka Perch Dam near Chandigarh is a picturesque spot and a bird lover's paradise.
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