Greenpeace hopes for draft plan to protect wildlife, forests

Greenpeace India expressed hopes here today that the central government would draft a comprehensive plan to protect wildlife and dense forests from mining, while auctioning new blocks in future, after the recent Supreme Court decision to cancel coal blocks across several states.

Assam asks WWF for plan to mitigate human-elephant

Assam Environment and Forest Minister Rakibul Hussain has asked World Wildlife Fund-India to submit an operational plan for Human Elephant Conflict(HEC) mitigation in the state`s forest divisions.

Human-elephant conflict on the rise in Assam

The death of a female elephant undergoing treatment for paralysis in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district Wednesday has again brought to light the human-elephant conflict in the region.

Human-elephant conflict on the rise in Assam

The death of a female elephant undergoing treatment for paralysis in Assam`s Karbi Anglong district Wednesday has again brought to light the human-elephant conflict in the region.