The Muthuvans are a tribe of cultivators who dwell in the hilly regions of Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore and Madurai and Kerala’s Adimali and Devikulam forest regions of Idukki district. They have a rich cultural heritage and are known for their ..
Category: States Current Affairs
The ongoing Conference on Human-Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence aims to tackle the complex issue of conflicts between humans and wildlife that have resulted in a loss of biodiversity and harm to both humans and animals. With the conference being held ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Human-wildlife conflict (HWC) is a critical issue in India, where the coexistence of humans and wild animals is necessary. HWC is defined as the negative impact of the interaction between humans and wildlife on either or both parties. To address ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Forest Department of the Odisha recently submitted a Ten Pillar Strategy to mitigate Man-Elephant conflict in the state. There are more than 2000 elephants in the state of Odisha spread across the Bhitarkanika National Park, Similipal Tiger Reserve, Debrigarh ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
An elephant rescue centre has been established by the forest department of Bihar at Valmiki Tiger Reserve at West Champaran district of Bihar. Highlights The elephant rescue centre will be used to rehabilitate stray, abandoned and injured elephants. This facility ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2022
Project RE – HAB is Reducing Elephant Human – Attacks using Bees. It was recently launched in Assam. What is Project RE – HAB? The Project RE – HAB creates “bee fences”. The honey bees in these fences’ thwart elephant ..