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UP Khadi Board invites people to buy ivory items despite ban
PTI
The Indian Express , Monday, November 14, 2016

Notwithstanding the ban on ivory trade in India, Uttar Pradesh Khadi and Village Industries Board is inviting people to buy items made from elephant tusk at the ongoing Khadi Mahotsav in Lucknow. Unde ...More


Poacher held, 2 birds seized
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, November 14, 2016

BERHAMPUR: Wildlife officials arrested a bird poacher from the Chilika Lake and seized two birds, one alive, from his possession on Saturday night. The accused was identified as PandabSahoo, 40, of Bu ...More


New wildlife conservation plan to deploy drones, mobile tech
Vishwa Mohan
The Economic Times , Monday, November 14, 2016

NEW DELHI: The Centre will soon come out with a new 14-year road map to strengthen measures for wildlife conservation in India. It will be a comprehensive plan to increase number of protected areas (P ...More


Vietnam destroys mass rhino horns and elephant ivory
Reuters
First Post , Sunday, November 13, 2016

HANOI Vietnam destroyed nearly 2.2 tonnes of seized elephant ivory and 70 kg of rhino horns on Saturday, in one of its strongest moves yet to stop illegal wildlife trafficking.The specimens, estimated ...More


Pakke Tiger Reserve starts its Annual Tiger Census
The Arunachal Times , Sunday, November 13, 2016

ITANAGAR, Nov 12: After a decade of successful Camera Trapping, Pakke Tiger Reserve has started its annual exercise from Nov 01. In entire Northeast Pakke has been the most consistent Tiger Reserve i ...More


As winter sets in, winged guests flock to Sukhna, Dhanas lakes
AneeshaBedi
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, November 10, 2016

With the onset of winter, migratory birds have started flocking to the Sukhna Lake and water bodies in the Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary. With this, the avian tourist lounge at the lake has been shifted ...More


Two caught with 20 dead birds in Chilika
The Times of India , Thursday, November 10, 2016

BERHAMPUR: Two poachers were arrested by wildlife personnel near Balipatapur under Tangi Wildlife Range on Wednesday for allegedly hunting migratory birds in the Chilika lake on Tuesday night. At leas ...More


Are tiger deaths being suppressed?
RanjeetJadhav
Mid Day , Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Something sinister is afoot in the wildlife, at least according to a group of wildlife enthusiasts. Member of Conservation Lenses And Wildlife (ClaW) claim that the National Tiger Conservation Authori ...More


Seized ivory comes almost exclusively from recent poaching: study
Reuters , Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Seized illicit shipments of elephant ivory are almost entirely made up of tusks from recently poached animals rather than siphoned from government stockpiles, scientists using a forensic technique rep ...More


Tiger deaths at new high; 76 dead this year till October
Domain b , Tuesday, November 08, 2016

As many as 76 tiger deaths have been reported in the country from January to October this year, with Madhya Pradesh at the top of the list, accounting for nearly a third of all mortalities. Karnataka ...More


SAVING THE INDIAN TIGER
The Pioneer , Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Increasing deaths due to poaching are alarming Wild tigers are a rare species in the world. According to the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI), 110 tigers died this year. Out of that, 68 ti ...More


Tiger mortality rate highest since 2010 with 76 deaths reported this year
Scroll. In , Monday, November 07, 2016

Data released by tigernet, an official database of the National Tiger Conservation Authority, show that 76 big cats have been killed across the country between January and October this year, the highe ...More


Forest department identifies turtle nesting spots
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, November 07, 2016

MADURAI: With turtle nesting season just round the corner, the forest department in coastal districts of the region, has begun identifying possible nesting spots along the coast. The department will b ...More


TIGER MORTALITY FIVE YRS HIGH; 110 PERISH
The Pioneer , Monday, November 07, 2016

Tiger mortality in the country has reached an alarming proportion 110 in 2016 so far the highest during the last five years. Forty three of these cases are of poaching and seizures, much higher t ...More


Smuggler arrested with pangolin scales in MPs Balaghat
Neeraj Santoshi
The Hindustan Times , Monday, November 07, 2016

A team of Kanha Tiger Reserve officials has arrested a wildlife smuggler with 2 kg Pangolin scales in Balaghat district. Field director of the reserve, Sanjay Shukla, told HT that a trap was laid to ...More


Poaching alert: 76 tigers dead this year
Neha Madaan
The Times of India , Monday, November 07, 2016

PUNE: As many as 76 tiger deaths have been reported in the country from January to October this year, with Madhya Pradesh at the top of the list, accounting for nearly a third of all mortalities. Karn ...More


White gold: Will burning our ivory stockpile prevent poaching of Indian elephants?
First Post , Saturday, November 05, 2016

Next time you are tempted to buy that beautiful ivory carved artifact, think again. You wont be only buying a sculpture to adorn your beach house or a lampshade to illuminate your bedside table. You ...More


Palghar professor rescues injured Eagle Owl from poachers
Ram Parmar
The Hindustan Times , Friday, November 04, 2016

A professor of a Mokhada college in Jawhar of Palghar district, on Wednesday rescued an injured adult Indian Eagle Owl from poachers who were planning to sell it to tantriks, who use the owl to practi ...More


Bird migration studies stagnate in India after Centre cites security reasons
Badri Chatterjee
The Hindustan Times , Friday, November 04, 2016

Not a single study on migratory patterns of birds has taken place in Maharashtra and various other parts of the country in the past three years. For research groups in a city like Mumbai, which has s ...More


Skin of tiger killed in Manas Nat'l Park found, three held
Naresh Mitra
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 02, 2016

GUWAHATI: The authorities of Manas National Park and police on Tuesday found the skin of a tiger that was killed last week and arrested three persons. The tiger skin was found in Betbari, an encroa ...More


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