Managing Human Wildlife Conflict

The North Kanara District of Karnataka State has a population of about 60 Asian elephants. This particular population of elephants is a descendant of an earlier generation that faced severe persecution by local communities during late 19th...

Based on previous work carried out by WRCS on elephant conflict, the Maharashtra Forest Department requested WRCS to prepare an action plan for management of elephants in the state. The action plan addresses few specific questions as to which forest areas are...

The Warna River Basin overlaps Sangli and Kolhapur Districts in South-Western Maharashtra. A very small part of the river basin consisting of the northern-most tip of Chandoli NP lies in Satara District.Chandoli National Park, located at the eastern tip of the...

Till 2002, Maharashtra was considered a State that was devoid of wild elephants. In 2002, a group of seven elephants entered Sindhudurg district from Karnataka border and over the years have settled in Maharashtra. The sudden arrival of elephants has created...

Kodagu District is located to the southeastern side of the Southern Indian state of Karnataka. The study was conducted in Madikeri Division, Virajpet Division and Nagarhole National Park of Kodagu district. Kodagu is almost encircled by forests that are found...