Conserving India’s dhole population: Study earmarks 114 talukas

What is the news? A recent study has identified 114 priority talukas/tehsils where habitats can be consolidated to enhance population connectivity for the Dholes. The study was conducted by scientists from the Non-profit Wildlife Conservation Society–India (WCS-India), National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru, University of Florida, United States, Non-profit Conservation Initiatives and Centre for Wildlife… Continue reading Conserving India’s dhole population: Study earmarks 114 talukas

Three States rank high in the conservation of the endangered dhole

News: The paper titled ‘A strategic road map for conserving the endangered dhole Cuon alpinus in India’, was published by the Scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society-India and others. Facts: Key Takeaways: Karnataka, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh rank high in conservation of dhole. On the other hand, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Telangana and Goa will… Continue reading Three States rank high in the conservation of the endangered dhole

Study finds gaps in conservation efforts in Western Ghats

According to a recent study,it has been found that expansion of protected areas in the Western Ghats has been detrimental to the Dhole which is commonly known as the Asiatic wild dog.Further,dhole’s presence in Karnataka’s Western Ghats has come down from 62% in 2007 to 54% in 2015. Dhole is an apex social carnivore in… Continue reading Study finds gaps in conservation efforts in Western Ghats