The newly elected government of the northeast indian state of assam has launched plans to crack down on the poaching of the area's famed one-horned rhinos the state's kaziranga national park is home to the world's largest population of the rare rhinos, with more than 2,000 of the species while. Rhino poaching in assam is one of the major environmental issues in india which continues in the region of kaziranga national park,. Nestled on the banks of the river brahmaputra, lost to tall thickets of elephant grass, marshlands and wooded hills, is a teeming world of biodiversity: the kaziranga national park in india’s northeastern state of assam this unesco world heritage site has emerged as the global stronghold of the.
Rhino found dead at kaziranga national park, as the poachers chopped off its horn the indian rhinoceros (rhinoceros unicornis), also called the greater one. Post-mortem of a poached rhino in assam wildfilmsindia rhino poaching in assam is one of the major environmental issues in india which continues. Full-text paper (pdf): rhino poaching in assam: challenges and opportunities.
In assam, between 2013 to 2017, elephants have been a victim of poaching, train related accidents and deaths, poisoning, and electrocution between 2006 and 2016, wild elephants have even killed more than 700 people in assam. Sending a strong message, the assam government has suspended kaziranga national park director mufakkar ali on charges of being 'negligent in his dutie. Get latest & exclusive poaching in assam news updates & stories explore photos & videos on poaching in assam also get news from india and world including business, cricket, technology, sports, politics, entertainment & live news coverage online at. The one-horned rhinos have been continually poached over the years and although the number of poaching incidents has come down, the latest attacks during vip visits could have been “revenge killings.
Assam para-cyclist rakesh banik started his 3500-km ride from bangkok on sunday to spread awareness against the menace of rhino poaching in the state. Rhino poaching in assam is one of the major environmental issues in india which continues in the region of kaziranga national park , manas national park and some other grasslands of assam the one horn rhino or indian rhino is surviving in the north-east corner of india , assam kaziranga national. Wildlife authorities in india's assam are alarmed by the sudden spurt in poaching of one-horned rhinos. Save assam’s rhinos ngo forum, comprising 29 non-governmental organisations, has been drawing public attention to the unabated rhino poaching in assam,. Manas is famous rhino poaching in assam essay its population of the wild water buffalo manas bioreserve was created in 1973 if it was a deliberate take.
In an ambitious project, dehradun-based wildlife institute of india (wii) along with wwf india, environment ministry and state governments of assam, west bengal and uttar pradesh will soon begin dna indexing of rhinos so poaching. Poaching numbers are still high, but will a recent decline in south african poaching mark a new dawn for rhinos in january 2018, at 10:00 local time, minister edna molewa from the south african department of environmental affairs, released the 2017 poaching numbers from across south africa 1,028 rhino were poached in 2017, a slight decline. This article is the second in a two-part series that examines deforestation trends and drivers in assam, india read the first part here northeastern india boasts nearly 44 percent of the country’s dense forests, and contains one of the most biodiverse areas in the world however, the region lost. Four poachers were arrested by a forest official of the rajiv gandhi orang national park in udalguri district on saturday for allegedly killing a tiger. The times of india daily epaper - watch digital epaper of india from around the world gorumara rhino poaching leads from assam car crash.
Poaching and hunting of india’s majestic wild animals rhino poaching in assam is the biggest problem and one of the major environmental issues in india. Our bureau guwahati, july 29: assam based environmental organisation aaranyak has joined 45 intertiol ngos working for conservation, in raising the alarm against increasing tiger poaching and call for ending all tiger farming and tiger trade on intertiol tiger day 45 non-governmental organizations from around the globe have released a. Elephant poaching & ivory trade investigation the elephant is now in desperate straits in the wild due to poaching and loss of habitat orissa and assam.
Assam is a state enriched with beautiful and bountiful natural phenomena and it is evident that this halting ground has rich flora and fauna amongst them all, the rhinoceros unicornis species or. Assam governor padmanabha balakrishna acharya monday expressed concern over rhino poaching and said that all measures would be. Rhino poaching in assam is one of the major environmental issues in india which continues in the region of kaziranga national park, manas national park. Rhino poaching in assam's wiki: rhino poaching in assam is one of the major environmental issues in india which continues in the region of kaziranga national park, manas national park and some other grasslands of assam.
Rhino poaching in assam: challenges and opportunities pachyderm no 46 july–december 2009 27 results rhino poaching in kaziranga in 2007 and 2008 kaziranga np consists of 430 km2 of land and water. India monday lost its ninth rhino to poaching so far this year within the northern state of assam. Assam state, india: deployed in kaziranga in 2011, zorba was the first dog used for anti-poaching operations in assam state.