culling, wildlife management, proactive wildlife management, fauna

Proactive Wildlife management is better than culling

Revival of Asiatic lions is one of the rarest success stories, found anywhere on the planet. It is a known fact that to save the rare lion the conservation efforts had to also protect their habitats in and around the core protected area—Gir National Park & Sanctuary in Gujarat.   The efforts succeeded in increasing […]

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Animal culling may further aggravate man-wildlife conflicts

It is shocking that a county with esteemed values of ahimsa (non-violence) and vegetarianism, that form the basis for animal protection orders animal culling. Culling may rather aggravate man-wildlife conflicts rather than curing it. India has a diverse history of animal culling and hunting from the pre-colonial and colonial eras. Animal skin in the early […]

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