Indian leopard Current Affairs, GK & News
The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released the “Status of Leopard in India, 2018” report. Key Findings of the Report India has 12,852 leopards as compared to 7,910 leopards in 2014. The leopard population has increased by 60% in the country The states that recorded highest leopard estimates were Madhya Pradesh, ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
On the occasion of 2019 International Snow Leopard Day (ISLD), the Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched the first national protocol to enumerate the snow leopard population in India. It was launched at the inaugural session of the 4th steering committee meeting of the Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Program (GSLEP) in Delhi. Poaching ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
The Gir National Park in Gujarat will be provided dedicated ambulances and veterinary hospitals for injured and sick lions as part of the Asiatic Lion Conservation Project. This decision comes after 39 lions tested positive for the viral disease called canine distemper, out of which 24 died last year. What is the Asiatic Lion Conservation ..
Topics: Asiatic lion • Bengal tiger • Felids • Gir National Park • Gujarat • India • Indian leopard • Kuno National Park • Lions • Mammals of Nepal • Species reintroduction • States and union territories of India
Project Snow Leopard was launched in 2009 to safeguard and conserve India’s unique natural heritage of high-altitude wildlife populations and their habitats by promoting conservation through participatory policies and actions. Project is operational in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh. Note: Snow leopard (Panthera uncial) is a large cat native to ..