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Elephant Conservation
Environment Ministry Embarks On Elephant Reserves, Corridor Mapping

The Ministry constituted a committee for identification and ground-truthing of elephant corridors in April and the first meeting was held in July.

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Odisha Plans Sanctuary To Protect Elephants

Bhubaneswar: With over 1900 elephants, Odisha has a sizable population of pachyderms. Though historically elephants were mostly concentrated on the northern fringes of Mahanadi, they have now started migrating to agricultural areas following loss of their habitats due to mining and other activities. Keeping in mind the new track of the jumbos, Odisha government has […]

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Rampant mining threatens elephant corridor in Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar/Keonjhar: At a time when the security of elephants in Odisha has become a cause of serious concern, rampant stone quarrying at Baghamundia area of Telkoi-Pallahara elephant corridor under Keonjhar Forest Division has led to rise in man-animal conflicts. As per reports, there has been a spurt in the number of stone quarries in the […]