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man-animal conflict


Rise in human-wildlife conflict in Kerala due to depletion of forest habitat, changing crop patterns

March 22, 2022 6:59 pm

According to Kerala Forest Department data, the state has, since 2011, reported 34,875 cases of wildlife attacks, leaving 1,233 dead and 6,803 injured.

After spate of attacks, sub-adult female leopard trapped in Aarey

October 02, 2021 7:03 pm

The sub-adult leopard was trapped in a cage set up by the forest department after a 19-year-old youth was attacked on Thursday evening.

Gujarat: To mitigate man-animal conflicts, forest dept to set up three breeding centres

July 28, 2021 12:04 am

The initiative is part of a Project for Ecosystem Restoration in Gujarat (PERG) to be funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which has sanctioned a soft loan worth Rs 905 crore to the Forest department for the project of nine years’ duration.

Hunger Games: What is worsening man-elephant conflict in the Nilgiris

March 07, 2021 6:30 pm

The Indian Express visited several places in Tamil Nadu’s Gudular and Pandalur, where human-animal conflicts are common, and found out why both man and beast live in the shadow of death here.

Uttarakhand: 62 dead in human-animal conflict in 2020; over half in Sept-Dec

January 31, 2021 2:38 am

The maximum number of casualties – 30 deaths and 85 injuries – were by leopard attacks, followed by snake bites (15 deaths and 53 injuries), elephant attacks (11 deaths and 8 injuries) and bear attacks (86 injuries).

Gujarat: 75-year-old man killed in leopard attack in Amreli district

January 27, 2021 5:40 pm

This is the fifth incident of a human death in conflict with wild animals in the greater Gir landscape over the past five weeks.

Maharashtra: Tiger claims 8th victim, forest dept faces challenge similar to Avni case

October 08, 2020 12:18 am

No success in tranquilisation efforts after nine-month pursuit, capture order renewed fourth time since January.

21 killed in man-animal conflict in Maharashtra, MP in a month

April 25, 2020 12:51 am

Although the lockdown period has coincided with the onset of the mahua season, which usually sees a spike in deaths due to man-animal conflict, officials are at pains to explain the unusually high number of casualties.

Assam: Full-grown leopard run over in Guwahati city

March 16, 2020 8:57 pm

“The post-mortem reports have revealed that the animal suffered a profuse brain haemorrhage caused by an injury to the head,” said Hemkanta Talukdar, Chief Conservator of Forest, Central Assam Circle, adding that the leopard was found at 11.30 pm.

Maharashtra: Two killed in tiger attacks in Chandrapur

February 16, 2020 1:57 am

The deceased have been identified as Sarita Pal (32) and Balaji Domaji Waghmare (65). Pal was killed in a tiger attack in her field at Morwahi village in Mul range, said officials. Waghmare, on the other hand, was killed while he was guarding his farm at Kolara.