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Ensnared Leopard Dies In Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary

On October 15, 2018, a wild leopard entangled in a snare set on the fringe of the Muggur range of the Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary in Karnataka succumbed to its injuries despite the best efforts of the Forest Department.

Small Wildlife Rescued Around Kaziranga

In September 2018, Sanctuary's Mud on Boots Project Leader Manoj Gogoi conducted 29 wildlife rescues in the villages around Kaziranga.

Connecting Forest Islands In Arunachal Pradesh

In a bid to save the endangered hoolock gibbons of Mishmi Hills, Anoko Mega, Sanctuary’s Mud On Boots Project Leader is organizing plantation drives to connect islanded patches of forests and restore the degraded habitat of the gibbons.

Conflict Mitigation Awareness Campaign In Chhattisgarh

On October 2, 2018, a day that marks the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the commencement of National Wildlife Week, Sanctuary's Mud on Boots Project Leader Sajal Madhu organised a mammoth event on human-elephant conflict mitigation at Lakhpatra village in the Raigarh district of Chhattisgarh.

Villagers Block Chhattisgarh Highway To Protest Human-Elephant Conflict

Incensed by the loss of human life and the damage caused to crops and property by wild elephants, an estimated 800 villagers blocked parts of the National Highway passing through Sithra and Khargaon on October 6, 2018.

Environment Minister Urged To Take Stock Of Escalating Human-Elephant Conflict In Chhattisgarh

Cara Tejpal, Project Head of Sanctuary’s Mud On Boots programme calls on Environment Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan to take cognizance of the escalating human- elephant conflict in Chhattisgarh and take immediate steps toward the safety of humans and the protection of wildlife and wild habitats in the state.

Winners Of The TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2018

Celebrating the ‘best of the best’ in nature tourism in the Indian sub-continent, the 5th TOFTigers Wildlife Tourism Awards 2018 was held in association with the Sanctuary Nature Foundation at the residence of the British High Commissioner in New Delhi on September 27, 2018.

Chhattisgarh's Deadly Human-Elephant Conflict

Escalating human-elephant conflict in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district continues to claim lives. Once known for its thick forests, today Raigarh's natural beauty has been ravaged by coal-mining. Locals say that this loss of wild habitats has consequently pushed wild animals towards human settlements and exacerbated human-wildlife conflict to a fatal degree.

Facebook Called Out For Aiding Wildlife Trade In Thailand

A disturbing trend was recently brought to light in a study by TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network, has recorded illicit wildlife trade through online groups via Facebook in Thailand.

Japan’s Proposal To Resume Commercial Whaling Denied

During the 67th International Whaling Comission (IWC), held in Florianopolis, Japan lost the vote on their proposal for the return of commercial whaling.