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Can Kaziranga National Park combat rhino poaching by going high-tech?

Aug 13, 2014

Can Kaziranga National Park combat rhino poaching by going high-tech?

The report, however, proposed infrastructure update, use of new technology and creating new habitats for rhinos, among others, following the high courts order to suggest measures to protect rhinos in Kaziranga National Park. #ThisisNext #Nagaland #Assam #Kaziranga National Park #States #Poaching #one-horned rhino #Karbi People Liberation Tigers #National Democratic Front of Bodoland (S)
Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year

May 18, 2014

Adult female rhino killed by poachers taking the toll to 11 this year

A rhino and a poacher were killed in Kaziranga National Park in Assam today. Forest Department officials said, taking the toll of rhinos killed to 11 this year and three so far this month. #Assam #Brahmaputra #Forest Department #Kaziranga National Park #Rhino #Agratoli range #Debeswari Camp #World heritage site #Ganesh Mili
Rising Rhino toll: Another killed at Kaziranga National Park

May 05, 2014

Rising Rhino toll: Another killed at Kaziranga National Park

The horn was sawn off and taken away by the poachers after gunning down the animal, the officials said. #NewsTracker #Forest Department #Kaziranga National Park #Kaziranga #poachers #Rhino #rhino horn #Rhino killings
Assam govt plotting to kill rhinos to make way for Bangladeshi's: Modi

Mar 31, 2014

Assam govt plotting to kill rhinos to make way for Bangladeshi's: Modi

"Aren't Rhinos the pride of Assam? These days there is a conspiracy to kill it. I am making the allegation very seriously. People sitting in the government...to save Bangladeshis... they are doing this conspiracy to kill rhinos so that the area becomes empty and Bangladeshis can be settled there," Modi said. #Narendra Modi #Assam #TheySaidIt #rhinos #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Bangladeshi's
Rhino killed in Assam, two poachers gunned down

Mar 27, 2014

Rhino killed in Assam, two poachers gunned down

Poachers killed yet another rhino in Assam's Pabitora wildlife sanctuary Wednesday, even as two poachers were shot dead by forest guards in an operation launched after hearing gunshots inside the sanctuary, officials said. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #poachers #rhinos #Pabitora National Park #Pabitora wildlife sanctuary

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After losing 24 rhinos, Kaziranga gets just Rs 1 lakh for info on poachers

Sep 18, 2013

After losing 24 rhinos, Kaziranga gets just Rs 1 lakh for info on poachers

With poaching at its peak, Kaziranga receives a princely Rs 1 lakh for intelligence gathering as part of the central assistance worth Rs 9.33 crore for 2013-14. #Government of India #Wildlife #Kaziranga #Tiger reserve #Rhino
From Sariska to Manas, how  we squander second chances

Jan 20, 2013

From Sariska to Manas, how we squander second chances

Why translocate tigers and rhinos to die in forests that lost entire populations in the past if we have not learnt our lessons? #ThatsJustWrong #Tigers #translocate animals #rhinos

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From Sariska to Manas, how  we squander second chances

Aug 12, 2014

Sinosphere Blog: A Plea to Shun the Ivory Trade From Yao Ming

The former basketball star Yao Ming has taken up the cause of elephants and rhinos, which are hunted for ivory and horns that are valued in China as status symbols... #Yao Ming #Kenya #China #Animal Planet #Houston Rockets #Africa
From Sariska to Manas, how  we squander second chances

Aug 01, 2014

Led Zeppelin releasing an alterna-take of ‘Stairway to Heaven’

Prepare to hear one of the most overplayed songs in rock history in a new way. In October, Rhino Records will release an album containing a never-before-issued version of “Stairway To Heaven.... #Yao Ming #Kenya #China #Animal Planet #Houston Rockets #Africa
From Sariska to Manas, how  we squander second chances

Aug 01, 2014

Led Zeppelin releasing an alterna-take of ‘Stairway to Heaven’

Prepare to hear one of the most overplayed songs in rock history in a new way. In October, Rhino Records will release an album containing a never-before-issued version of “Stairway To Heaven.... #Yao Ming #Kenya #China #Animal Planet #Houston Rockets #Africa