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Shipping Ministry has revoked permission for shipping of animals.

Bhuj, Aug 9 Days after local authorities stopped export of livestock from a port in Kutch, Gujarat, to Gulf countries ahead of Bakr Eid, the Union Shipping Ministry has revoked permission for shipping of animals.
A livestock exporters association said traders will incur huge losses due to the decision, as

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Are zoos still relevant?

Zoos have always been subject to controversy. Recently, a zoo in Cairo, Egypt, was accused of exhibiting donkeys as zebras by painting black and white stripes on them.
The claim made by Egyptian student Mahmoud Sarhan was strongly denied by the zoo authorities. However, many experts favoured the student’s claim.

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15 dead oxen found in truck near Vasant Kunj area

Fifteen dead oxen were found abandoned in a truck near the Vasant Kunj area on Sunday morning.
According to the police, they received a PCR call reporting of a stench from an abandoned parked truck bearing a Haryana registration number along NH-8 near the link road.
On reaching the spot,

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The human-animal conflict is a lot more complex than you think

On its face, the term “human-wildlife conflict” seems like a straightforward thing. Yet the causes may be surprisingly complex, with a moment of conflict merely the visible outcome of deep—and easily overlooked—social, political, and economic currents.
Take, for example, India’s Bandipur National Park, one of the last great redoubts of

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