Stories Tagged 'Wildlife'
Amid the hue and cry over the government plan to massively chop down trees for the proposed Nijgadh International Airport, environmentalists and development practitioners have expressed serious concerns about the environmental degradation the project is likely to invite.
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In view of possible infiltration inside the sanctuary, the Chitwan National Park has come up with several measures to protect its valuable wildlife.The CNP authority said security measures were introduced as human activity around the park area was likely to go up this season.
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In his memoir The Soul of the Rhino, the pioneer conservationist Hemanta Mishra describes his first sighting of rhinos in the wild: “Ugly and vicious, yet…they radiated an undeniable appeal.
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We should safeguard animal rights and curb rampant exploitation of earth
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In January 2015, the police arrested Rajkumar Praja, a 31-year-old Chepang from Korak VDC, Chitwan, for killing over a dozen rhinos and smuggling two rhino horns. He was arrested by Interpol in Malaysia and extradited to Nepal.
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Wildlife deaths due to road collisions inside the Banke National Park (BNP) area are reaching an alarming high levels, with as many as 71 animals being killed in the past 11 months. A dozen of them were killed between mid-February and mid-March alone, according to the BNP authorities.
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