In 2007, Masini, a 10 years old female captive temple elephant, was found by the Tamil Nadu forest department as a wild calf of just 3 months old in the forests of Kargudi near Mudumalai. She was brought to the Forest Department’s Theppakadu elephant camp in the Mudumalai
Throughout their lives, dairy animals have been an important source of income for the dairy farmers and have contributed towards the upliftment of farmers. Ever since the White Revolution till today when India is the largest milk producer in the world, these animals have suffered cruel conditions during
Will I ever leave this place? Is there a better world outside?
This is how Raju feels, remembering his family and friends. He wants to reach out to his mom, to tell her that he is in pain. He regrets the day he was taken by unknown
Location: Boyampalayam, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu Date: 11 June 2018 Nature of Issue: Action to protect dogs in response to dog bites FIAPO’s action: FIAPO worked with local organisations and the government authorities to facilitate swift action in the area regarding ABC, ARV, and education and counselling of the
Recently, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the government authority in charge of Bangalore’s civic administration, came out with the Pet Dog Licensing By-Laws 2018, through its Notification Number UDD: 225 MNY 2013. The notification talks about pet ownership, licensing and registration, as well as regulation on the
Location: Joshi Colony, Madhu Vihar, East Delhi Date: 25 May, 2018 Nature of Issue: Group of people killed two dogs, injured two others FIAPO’s action: FIAPO undertook the following actions:
Appealed to the officials of the district administration – the Commissioner, MC East Delhi, the DCP and
In the outskirts of Bangalore lies a small villa, the resting home of Beagles rescued from laboratories in India. Freagles of India, a young organisation run by a passionate group of volunteers, has successfully rescued nearly 400 Beagles till date and has them methodically rehomed.
The Railway Board has proposed to serve only vegetarian food on its premises including all trains and stations on October 2, to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
This decision is a great initiative to promote the principle of vegetarianism which Mahatma Gandhi strongly espoused and is
The Indian Railways has now imposed speed restrictions along several tracks of North East in order to avoid the rampant accidental death of elephants due to collision with trains. It has set a great example of how development and wildlife protection can co-exist and how it is important
It has been brought to light that the population of native fish species like Hilsa, Pohola, Kerandi and Mahurali has rapidly declined in the rivers and lakes of Odisha due to overfishing. Until now no action has been taken to control the decline of the fish population which