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India is a country with diverse wildlife and forests. Wildlife in India varies from the smallest
ants and insects to the huge elephants and rhinos. Since India is the home to a number of rare
and threatened animal species, wildlife management is essential to protect such species. The
Wildlife conservation is the most important things in the world. And people have made a lot of progress in this field. In wildlife conservation, people try their best to protect endangered plants and anima...
Wildlife means all the flora and fauna, which are not domesticated by humans. It includes animals, plants and microorganisms.
The term wild life generally gives the impression of large and ferocious animals living in the jungle or waters such as lions and tigers, crocodiles and rhinocero...
INDIAN WILD LIFE PROTECTION ACT
BY CAPT TANMOY ROY
1 Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants, animals, and other organisms. Domesticating wild plant and animal species for human benefit has occurred many times all over the planet, and has a major impact on the...
Wildlife Conservation Efforts in India
The Indian subcontinent boasts of serving as the natural habitat of a large and varied wildlife. The sub-continent with it’s varied geographical spread from the Himalayas in the north to the Cauvery basin in the south and the Kutch region i...
The problem of Man – Elephant conflict is more severe in the districts of Hassan and Madikeri where large herds of elephants can be seen roaming and marauding the farms especially in or near the forest areas damaging the valuable agricultural crops. At times there have been loss of human lives whi...
Wildlife includes all non-domesticated plants, animals and other organisms. Domesticating wild plant and animal species for human benefit has occurred many times all over the planet, and has a major impact on the environment, both positive and negative.Wildlife can be found in all ecos...
Title of the chapter
The legal and regulatory framework for environmental protection in India
Over the years, together with a spreading of environmental consciousness, there has been a change in the traditionally-held perception that there is a trade-off between enviro...
The Wildlife Trust of India, (WTI) is a non profit conservation organisation based in New Delhi, India. Its principal concerns are crisis management to prevent destruction of India's wildlife and the provision of quick, efficient aid to those areas that require it the most. In the longer term i...
DNA Based Wildlife Forensics
Clues in the Strands
S. Shivaji Ajay Gaur
Although in India we have the Wildlife Protection Act for the protection of wild animals, the compliance to the act is difficult to monitor. DNA based forensics has emerged as a major tool in keeping a check ove...
A tribal elder in southern India, a Bollywood star, a young villager. One uses an ingenious piece of
bent wire, the second a high-powered rifle, and the last, a jaw trap. The first may make a meal of his
catch, the second may carry home the antlers as trophy and the third may sell the skin and bon...
Wildlife Conservation in India What is Wildlife? Wildlife means all the flora and fauna, which are not domesticated by humans. It includes animals, plants and microorganisms. Wildlife tours in India is your chance to explore some of the well known tiger reserves and national parks sprinkled across d...
Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” Nevertheless, if we reflect about how stellar our society is, the answer will not be satisfactory because animals receive awful and unthinkable treatment.
Table of Contents
WILDLIFE TRADE 4
THE GLOBAL WILDLIFE TRADE: AN INTERNATIONAL DISGRACE 5
WILDLIFE TRADE AND TRAFFICKING IN INDIA 5-6
A SAMPLE CATALOGUE AND RATE CARD OF WILDLIFE PRODUCTS 7
WILDLIFE EXTINCTION LEADS TO RISK OF GLOBAL HEALTH PROBLEMS FOR HUMANS 7
Some wildlife species like the rhinoceros, cheetah, elephant, crocodile, snake etc. are hunted by the poachers. There are persons of much daring who go into the forest stealthily without the knowledge of the wildlife department authorities and shoot the animals which may be a source of great gain to...
In the late nineteenth century William Temple Hornaday, then director of the New York Zoological Park (now the Bronx Zoo), carried out a direct-mail survey of wildlife conditions through the United States, and publicized the decline of birds and mammals in the organization's annual reports. In 1897...
WILD LIFE PROTECTION
THE WILD LIFE PROTECTION ACT
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. short title.
Animals and Birds
3. Game Sanctuaria 4. Hunting, etc., in Game Sanctuary. 5. Game Reserves. 6. Hunting protected animals and protected birds. 6A. Processing protected animal....
The southern state of Karnataka has got some of the most pristine forests in Western Ghats spanning the districts of North Kanara, Dharwad, Belgaum, Shimoga, Udupi, Mangalore, Chikmagalur, Hassan, Madikeri, Mysore and Chamrajnagar. The forests in these districts are quite rich in wild life as can be...