Essential Laws -- The Wildlife Protection Act and The Code of Criminal Procedure
Law & Governance
India has several laws that help protect forests and wildlife. A working knowledge of these is essential for effective conservation advocacy and action. In addition, several government institutions, departments and statutory bodies are vested with the responsibility of conserving forests and wildlife in India. Approaching the right institution or body for remedial action is crucial to conservation.
CI is a non-profit, non-commercial portal that aims to facilitate wildlife and nature conservation by providing reliable information and the tools needed to campaign effectively.
We define conservation as knowledge-driven actions that lead to the effective management and recovery of wildlife. That means giving priority to meeting the ecological needs of wildlife populations in decline, and to the recovery and expansion of their habitats.
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