External News

Media plays a vital role in shaping public perception. The manner in which human-wildlife interactions are reported in the press does influence the way people think. While sensational news related to wild animals might excite people, balanced and nuanced coverage can lead to positive administrative decisions. With this in mind, many of us have been engaging with friends in the media at a personal level. But given the popularity of social media, we felt the need to also utilise this platform to encourage better reporting of issues related to human-wildlife conflict. Read more.

This web page will highlight and critique news reports and headlines related to conflict. The idea is not simply criticism for its own sake, but with an intention to shine a light on right and wrong ways of reporting incidents. We hope that, in time, there will be a positive change in the way human-wildlife conflict is reported. Since wild animals cannot speak for themselves, it is imperative that we do so in a fair and balanced manner, so that the right perspectives are conveyed to decision makers and the general public.

Save the mighty mahseer – The Hindu

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Watch: Villagers use ladder to rescue Leopard trapped in deep well

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Over 2,500 HA Forest Land diverted across country – The Pioneer

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Male tiger found dead in Madhya Pradesh – Zee News

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Activists concerned as SH-34 highway kills a sixth king cobra

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

1-year Deadline to Dispose of NGT Cases: Chairman – The New Indian Express

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Punjab lagging in eco protection: NGT chairman – Times of India

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

Global concern for Sunderbans – Economic Times

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

North-east militants tap in forest routes used by wildlife smugglers – Economic Times

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

North-east militants tap in forest routes used by wildlife smugglers – Economic Times

Saturday, June 6th, 2015