Tag: Elephant Human Conflict

Human price of shrinking forests: Odisha tops casualties inflicted by elephants

While 117 persons were killed in elephant attacks in 2019-20, 93 such deaths were reported during 2020-21 and another 112 deaths in 2021-22.

  • Sunday, 25 September 2022
'Jumbo’ disaster: Human toll rate of 6 a month propels Odisha to No 3 in country in 2018-19

Bhubaneswar: Odisha seems staring at a big crisis as six get killed by the pachyderms every month. The State figured among the top three nationally in human toll in jumbo attacks. As per a written statement tabled in the house by Forest and Environment Minister Bikram Arukh, the human toll in the last 4-years due […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Restoring Elephant Habitats Though Seed Balls, Athagarh Forest Division Shows The Way

Cuttack: Amid rising instances of human-elephant conflict, the officials of Athagarh forest division in Cuttack district are successfully creating bamboo forest using seed balls to ensure proper habitat and food for the pachyderms. Officials of the forest division are of the opinion that bamboo forest will meet the food requirement of the jumbos and they […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021