Planet Outlook
February 28, 2021
Studying human-wildlife interactions: Why we need to look beyond conflict

Studying human-wildlife interactions: Why we need to look beyond conflict

Researchers discuss the challenges in studying human-wildlife coexistence and the way forward.

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Planet Outlook
February 24, 2021
Human death and injury are the dominant cost of human-wildlife conflict in India

Human death and injury are the dominant cost of human-wildlife conflict in India

Scientists from the University of British Columbia (Canada), the Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS India), highlight the significant human cost in the valuation of the damage incurred from conflict with wildlife in India.

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Planet Outlook
February 22, 2021
Cyprus activists: Hunters'' lead pellets threaten flamingos

Cyprus activists: Hunters'' lead pellets threaten flamingos

Conservationists in Cyprus are urging authorities to expand a hunting ban throughout a coastal salt lake network amid concerns that migrating flamingos could potentially swallow lethal quantities of lead shotgun pellets.

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Planet Outlook
February 03, 2021
On World Wetlands Day India gets its first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management.

On World Wetlands Day India gets its first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management.

On the occasion of the World Wetland Day and as a part of its commitment towards conservation, restoration and management of India’s wetlands, the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Sh. Babul Supriyo today announced the establis

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Planet Outlook
January 31, 2021
Wildlife Trafficking Syndicates Busted in J&K

Wildlife Trafficking Syndicates Busted in J&K

In an unprecedented intelligence operation of the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), New Delhi, two epicenters of illegal wildlife poaching and trade were identified in Anantnag area of Srinagar valley and Manwal in the Jammu region.

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Planet Outlook
January 29, 2021
National Marine Turtle Action Plan launched.

National Marine Turtle Action Plan launched.

Considering the need to have a conservation paradigm for marine mega fauna and marine turtles, the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has released ‘Marine Mega Fauna Stranding Guidelines’ and ‘National Marine Turtle Action Plan’

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Planet Outlook
January 22, 2021
HC directs SPCA to take custody of hippo confined with Asiad Circus management

HC directs SPCA to take custody of hippo confined with Asiad Circus management

The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (SPCA) to immediately take the 9-year-old hippopotamus who has been illegally kept by the Asiad Circus management and place it in the zoo.

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Planet Outlook
January 16, 2021
Bird Flu Outbreak: Should You Eat Chicken, Eggs? Here's What Experts Say

Bird Flu Outbreak: Should You Eat Chicken, Eggs? Here's What Experts Say

Not all avian influenza viruses cause disease in humans. However, some can infect humans and cause severe disease.

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Planet Outlook
January 12, 2021
The road to tiger recovery in Rajaji

The road to tiger recovery in Rajaji

Landmark translocation of tigers to strengthen conservation efforts in western Rajaji. Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand received two tigers from Corbett Tiger Reserve as part of an ongoing conservation effort to boost the tiger population in the wester

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Planet Outlook
January 12, 2021
National Parks, Sanctuaries To Be Ranked Every Year

National Parks, Sanctuaries To Be Ranked Every Year

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar today released 'Management Effectiveness Evaluation' (MEE) of 146 National Park and Wildlife Sanctuaries in the Country.

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