Kerala: Man-animal conflict declared as a state-specific disaster

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: IE    Context: Recently, Kerala has declared the man-animal conflict a state-specific disaster, shifting responsibility from the forest department to the state disaster management authority. Previously, Uttar Pradesh became the first state in India to declare death through a man-animal conflict a state disaster and the deceased’s family were …

Understanding Kerala’s man-elephant conflict

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Conservation, Environment   Source: IE   Direction: The article covers the issues of man-animal conflict and highlights the success story of Kerala in reducing incidents of such conflicts.   Context: The larger issue of man-animal conflict needs to be discussed as calls for the capture of an elephant that reacted to …

The long-term survival of some of the world’s most iconic species is at risk from a significant and escalating threat of human-wildlife conflict. Analyse. What measures are needed to reduce the instances of conflict between humans and wildlife?

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 5. The long-term survival of some of the world’s most iconic species is at risk from a significant and escalating threat of human-wildlife conflict. Analyse. What measures are needed to reduce the instances of conflict between humans and wildlife? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Down …

Conflict between people and animals is one of the main threats to the continued survival of many species. Analyse the causes behind rising cases of man-animal conflict.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6. Conflict between people and animals is one of the main threats to the continued survival of many species. Analyse the causes behind rising cases of man-animal conflict. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy. Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the …