Human-wildlife conflict on the rise in India

  • By ELI
  • April 8, 2013

Recently, the news has been rife with reports of human-wildlife conflict over various parts of India.

While there are many reasons for human-wildife conflict, here it is mostly because of new developments encroaching on forest lands and animal territories. Alongside humans, elephants and leopards are the most common animals victims to this conflict in India.
Shrinking forest cover is mostly to blame.

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EAL - human-elephant conflict in India - Ph. The Hindu


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