Botswana has found her voice about elephants – but will we listen?
Botswana elephants – to trophy hunt and cull, or not? The current international furore over a Botswana government White Paper (discussion document) regarding elephant management necessitates an understanding of the entire picture. This is one of a series of opinion pieces on the subject published by Africa Geographic
Feb 28, 2019
How the FRA Is Being Cut Down to Size, and Tribals With It.
It is scandalous that the fate of a million people can rest on the abdication of responsibility and a deliberate act of omission by the government.
Feb 24, 2019
Nearly 20 Lakh Tribals Vulnerable to Eviction Thanks to Supreme Court Order
A lawyer said that the Supreme Court may have "overstepped".
Feb 23, 2019
Seeking More Compensation, Tribal People Attack Forest Department Personnel
"We feel as though it is only our duty to conserve and preserve forests and wildlife – and not the duty of everyone.”
Feb 23, 2019
Millions of forest-dwelling indigenous people in India to be evicted
Critics say supreme court ruling constitutes ‘mass eviction in name of conservation’
Millions of Indians face eviction after the country’s supreme court ruled that indigenous people illegally living on forest land should move.
Campaigners for the rights of tribal and forest-dwelling people have called the court’s decision on Wednesday “an unprecedented disaster” and “the biggest mass eviction in the name of conservation, ever”.
Feb 22, 2019
Taking Some of the Pain out of Human–Wildlife Conflict
Tigers, leopards, elephants and more wreak havoc on farms and villages in India, but a compensation program can ease the sting—and conserve the animals
Feb 07, 2019