man-animal conflict Current Affairs, GK & News

man-animal conflict  Current Affairs, GK & News

What are Eco-Bridges or Eco-ducts?

Context in Current Affairs: The Ramnagar Forest Division in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand built the first eco-bridges for smaller mammals and reptiles. What are Eco-Bridges? The Eco-Bridges or Eco-Ducts are constructed to enhance the wildlife connectivity that are usually disrupted due to logging or highways. It includes concrete underpasses, canopy bridges or overpass tunnels, ..

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Indian Gaurs facing Mutation

India with the help of World wide Fund had recently held an estimation exercise of Indian Gaur in the Nilgris forest division of Tamil Nadu. This is the first estimation exercise being held in region. According to the exercise, there are around 2,000 Gaurs across the division. Highlights The report generated by the exercise says ..

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Assam govt. sets up Anti Depredation Squads to avoid human-wildlife conflicts

The state government of Assam has set up 15 Anti-Depredation Squads of Forest department to deal with human-wildlife conflicts in state. The squads would help Forest Department to reduce casualties in conflict situations. About Anti-Depredation Squads These squads will be stationed in 15 major human-wildlife conflict districts of Assam to deal with problem and ensure ..

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Radio-collaring of Asiatic Lions in Gujarat

The Forest Department of Gujarat is radio-collaring Asiatic lions to study their movement patterns, territories and habitat preferences as well as to keep their track when they move out of forests and venture into revenue areas with human habitation. Why the Project has been Initiated? Gir National Park and other protected areas around the national ..

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