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Nashik: Man injured in leopard attack

Nashik: A young man was injured after being attacked by a leopard at Naigaon village in Sinnar taluka of the district.

India’s tiger reserves have helped fight climate change

Enhanced conservation management of tiger reserves in India has helped avoid forest loss, preventing one million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions. This represents $93 million in ecosystem services from the avoided social cost of emissions.  The researchers suggest that biodiversity conservation programmes could generate revenue from carbon credits that could be traded in voluntary carbon markets. Mongabay-India writer Neha Jain reports

Tamil Nadu: Female elephant found dead

Chennai: A female wild elephant was found dead outside a forest range near Thadagam in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

Assam State Zoo in Guwahati set for massive transformation, eyes premier wildlife destination status

Guwahati/IBNS:Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma revealed plans to revamp the Assam State Zoo cum Botanical Garden in Guwahati, with the ambitious goal of transforming it into India's premier destination for wildlife enthusiasts. 

Canada bans tensing of cosmetics on animals

Toronto/Ottawa: The Canadian government has banned the testing of cosmetics on animals.

Cyclone Biparjoy: Gujarat govt deploys 200 teams for wildlife emergencies; rescuers save 2 lion cubs in Gir forest

Gir (Gujarat) A team of wildlife rescuers saved two lion cubs from a well that had fallen into an open well in Jasadhar Range of Gir East division during the cyclone Biparjoy's landfall on Thursday evening, media reports said.

Project Cheetah is a new symbol of friendship between India, Namibia: S Jaishankar

India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said the  Project Cheetah has emerged as a “new symbol of friendship between India and Namibia.”

Puri: Silkworms will not be killed to prepare fabric for deities of Sri Jagannath temple

Puri: The silk cloth, which is popularly known as (Geet gobind Khandua) and used in the rituals of deities in Sri Jagannath temple, Puri will be prepared aesthetically without killing the silk worms.

Arunachal Pradesh: Kaiser-e-Hind Butterfly sighted in Mechuka

Itanagar:Kaiser-e-Hind butterfly, one of the rarest butterflies in India, was sighted by an avid wildlife photographer for the first time in the jungles of Mechuka, Shi-Yomi district in Arunachal Pradesh.

Centre forms high-level Cheetah Project Steering Committee

New Delhi: The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), which implements Project Cheetah, has formed a high-level Cheetah Project Steering Committee, a press release by the Union Environment Ministry said.

Kenya: 10 lions killed, conflict between human and wild animals increase

At least 10 lions were killed by herders in southern Kenya in the past week, as per Kenya Wildlife Service.

Female Cheetah 'Daksha' from South Africa dies in MP's Kuno National Park; 3rd to die in last 3 months

New Delhi/IBNS: A female cheetah released from South Africa in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park died of mating injuries on Tuesday, a government statement said.

Madhya Pradesh: Another cheetah, which was brought to India from South Africa, dies

Sheopur: An approximately six-year-old male cheetah, which was named ‘Uday’, died at Kuno National Park on Sunday, making it the second such fatality over the recent past.

Another solar fence installed in Assam to combat human-elephant conflict

Guwahati/IBNS: Taking a step further in wildlife preservation in Assam, biodiversity conservation organisation Aaranyak has installed a 4 km stretch of community-operated solar fence to mitigate human-elephant conflict (HEC) at Bordol village in Goalpara district with support from US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Tigers burn bright in India under the shadow of human-animal conflict

According to the latest census, 3,167 tigers have been recorded in India. Tiger population in India is close to saturation, note experts, prompting discussions on sustainable development amid rising human-animal conflict.  Mongabay India writer Saurabh Katkurwar reports