WILDLIFE TRUST OF INDIA

  • The first time ever: 6 captive-bred gharial released after satellite-tagging April 25, 2014

    Six captive-bred gharials have satellite-tagged for the first time and released in the river Gandak near Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar to protect the critically-endangered reptiles from extinction. "This is just the beginning; we look forward to expand this project if current restocking is successful. We will also research if we...
  • Wildlife activists demand action against ashram for violating Wildlife Protection Act April 22, 2014

    Wildlife activists on Tuesday demanded action against an ashram in Gokul-Mahavan for keeping 400 blackbucks and an elephant captive in violation of the Wildlife Protection Act. On April 18, Naresh Kadyan, Representative of OIPA (International Organization for Animal Protection) in India, Master Trainer, AWBI (Animal Welfare Board of India) and Member...
  • Govt set to release tiger count, 10 pc rise likely March 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Ahead of the release of the muchawaited tiger estimation results, wildlife experts and officials are keeping their fingers crossed hoping that a "positive outcome" will help formulate better policies towards conservation of the country''s dwindling wildlife resources. The second allIndia tiger estimation study carried out in the designated 39...
  • Health camp for elephants organised in Delhi January 7, 2011

    The workshop was organised by the Wildlife Trust of India for 20 elephants along the banks of the Yamuna. ...
  • Maneating tiger on prowl wanted live, not dead January 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) has said it has not authorised killing of a tiger following the beast's rampage in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh for the last three months during which four lives were lost. A spokesperson of the Trust said a team...
  • Czech national jailed for stealing butterflies September 11, 2008

    New Delhi: An Indian court on Wednesday sentenced one of the two Czech nationals, held for illegally collecting butterflies in West Bengal's Singhalila National Park, to three years in jail, while both were also asked to pay a fine. The Chief Judicial Magistrate of Darjeeling ordered Emil Kucera and Petr Svacha...