The phenomenon of urban carnivores is seen across the world and rural Indians have always lived with wildlife, said biologist Vidya Athreya, at a workshop about the man-animal conflict in and around Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai (SGNP).Monday, 15 July 2013 - 7:02pm
After Bijlee, the 58-year-old elephant Bijlee passed away on Sunday morning, veterinarians said that some of the maladies that she suffered from were common causes in the death of privately owned pachyderms. Speaking to dna, Dr Yaduraj Khadpekar, senior vet, Wildlife SOS, Agra, who flew in from...Monday, 15 July 2013 - 6:59pm
That chirpy twitter of birds and sight of rare winged creatures at Karnala bird sanctuary near Panvel could soon be passé, fear green warriors. Thirty members of a Mumbai-based non-governmental organisation, Watchdog Foundation, on Monday registered a protest with Bombay Natural History Society...Wednesday, 10 July 2013 - 11:03am
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After weeks of battling for her life, 58-year-old elephant Bijlee breathed her last at around 6am on Sunday, veterinarians who were treating her said. Dr Yaduraj Khadpekar, senior vet from Wildlife SOS (Agra), who was brought to Mumbai 10 days ago to treat Bijlee, said, “She was not showing any...Monday, 1 July 2013 - 11:50am
Despite 24/7 care, the 58-year-old elephant's condition is fast deteriorating.Saturday, 29 June 2013 - 8:10am
Fearing that their four elephants would be confiscated by officials, two elephant handlers, who tried to flee but were traced by the police, finally fled. Recently, the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) instructed the chief conservator of forests (territorial), Thane, to form a team to assess the...Wednesday, 26 June 2013 - 9:50am
Last Thursday, the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) sent instructions to the chief conservator of forests (territorial), Thane, to form a wildlife veterinarian team of five to assess the health of privately-owned elephants, after ailing elephant Bijlee’s case was highlighted by the media.Monday, 24 June 2013 - 10:15am
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Protesters at the proposed site for a nuclear plant at Jaitapur sent an e-mail to the three main bankers — BNP Paribas, Societe Generale and Credit Agricole in France — on Tuesday, requesting the CEOs not to fund the project. They have intensified their cause to save the environment from effects...Friday, 7 June 2013 - 6:47am
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