India

Madhya Pradesh STF arrests kingpin of Indo-China Pangolin smuggling module

In a major breakthrough Madhya Pradesh forest’s special task force (STF) have arrested alleged kingpin of Indo-China Pangolin smuggling network from Assam.… Read More Madhya Pradesh STF arrests kingpin of Indo-China Pangolin smuggling module

Reports

Statement of Concern by Tiger Biologists on the WWF-GTF Report

On Sunday, April 10th, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Global Tiger Forum (GTF) issued a report stating that the world’s wild tiger population was on the rise, and on track for a doubling in a decade. We do not find this report1 and its implications scientifically convincing.… Read More Statement of Concern by Tiger Biologists on the WWF-GTF Report

India

Lioness mauls woman to death in Gujarat’s Bharad village

A 50-year old woman was mauled to death by a lioness in Gujarat’s Bharad village in a second lion killing incident on the periphery of the Gir national park in last one month.… Read More Lioness mauls woman to death in Gujarat’s Bharad village

India

NGT suspends environmental clearance of Nyamjang Chhu project

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has suspended the Environmental Clearance (EC) granted to 780 MW Nyamjang Chhu Hydroelectric Project, by Bhilwara Group in Zemithang on eco-sensitive stretch of Tawang River basin.… Read More NGT suspends environmental clearance of Nyamjang Chhu project