Entries for August 2022

Conservation Bulletin - Week 34

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(August 25, 2022) Poaching of rhinos ‘shows encouraging decline but remains an acute threat’ | Independent Experts explain that the poaching of rhinos has witnessed an "encouraging" decline. However, it continues to remain a significant threat. A new IUCN report shows that conservation efforts and strengthened law enforcement has helped increase the populations of the Indian rhino and Javan rhino since 2017. In Africa, Global lockdowns and pandemic restrictions drastically reduced poa...


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Conservation Bulletin - Week 32

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(August 19, 2022) Soil conservation efforts prove a boon for spotted deer in Kawal reserve In Kawal Tiger Reserve, the population of spotted deer, chinkaras, blue bulls and other wildlife has multiplied, owing to improved habitat management and monitoring. According to forest officials, soil and moisture conservation methods and effective grassland management have majorly contributed to the retention of natural habitat in and around the reserve. Read more here.   Govt sanctions 13 projects ...


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WCS-India: CWT Newsletter (July 2022)

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WCS-India: CWT Newsletter (July 2022)
(August 18, 2022) Counter Wildlife Trafficking Newsletter July 2022 In Focus Read more about these seizures in the News Scan section below.    ‘Wildlife Evidence Collection Kits’ gifted in support to the Telangana Forest Department On the occasion of International Tiger Day (29 July 2022), as part of the existing collaboration between Wildlife Conservation Society- India and Telangana Forest Department, we provided ‘Wildlife Evidence Collection K...


Conservation Bulletin - Week 31

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(August 05, 2022) Six more wetlands in T.N. get Ramsar recognition Following the recent tagging of Pallikaranai, Pichavaram, and Karikili wetlands as Ramsar sites, six more wetlands in Tamil Nadu will now be protected by the Ramsar convention, an intergovernmental treaty. The state's total tally of Ramsar sites is ten. These wetlands are threatened by pollution and encroachment. Experts explain that an integrated plan and scientific measures are essential to ensure effective protection. Read more he...


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