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Third tiger reserve core area opened for irrigation project construction   

Indian Express
New Delhi
16 Aug 2017

An image of Tiger used for representational purpose. (File | EPS)
An image of Tiger used for representational purpose. (File | EPS)

NEW DELHI: What could pose a major risk to thriving tiger population in the country, Centre has given a go ahead for diversion of 1100 hectares of land in critical tiger corridor connecting three tiger reserves in Maharashtra, Telangana and Chhattisgarh for the construction of an irrigation project.

This is the third case where Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has all...

Leopard rescued from well in Wayanad   

The Hindu
14 Aug 2017

A male leopard that fell into an open well in a private property at Pozhuthana in Wayanad district on Monday was rescued by personnel of the Forset Department

Shrawan Kumar Verma, Chief Conservator of Forest, Northern circle (Kannur), told The Hindu that the property belonged to Haneefa of Puthan Purakkal. His wife, Haneefa, found the wild cat in the well on Monday morning.

Local people wh...

Population of elephants declined by about 3,000 in past five years   

New Delhi
14 Aug 2017

The population of elephants in India is estimated at around 27,000 against 30,000 in 2012, with the govt claiming the reduction is mainly on account of a more scientific count this time

Mayank Aggarwal

Live Mint, New Delhi, 14th August, 2017

New Delhi: World Elephant Day— 12 August—will bring bad news for wildlife lovers. The population of elephants has declined by nearly 10% or 3,0...

India`s elephant population stable: Census   

The Times of India
New Delhi
13 Aug 2017

NEW DELHI: An elephant census released by the Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change on Saturday revealed an expansion in elephant areas, even while the jumbo population remained "stable" at 27,000.

The report `Synchronised elephant population estimation India 2017`, released on World Elephant Day, estimates that the exact population of jumbos in the country is 27312, with K...


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