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Human-animal conflict mitigation programme held in Tuensang

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By EMN Updated: May 29, 2018 12:03 am
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Dimapur, May 28 (EMN): Forest department, Tuensang and Kiphire divisions, have jointly organised an awareness programme on human-animal conflict mitigation programme at Khudei and Buthembou on May 18.
The programme was conducted aiming at conserving of nature. The programme was conducted as part of the scheme of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, New Delhi. The programme was attended by members of the locality, officers from the forest department, council members, and Gaonburas.
Speaking on the occasion, divisional forest officer of Tuensang, Dr. C Zupeni Tsanglao, stated that the habitat of wildlife is shrinking due to increase in human-animal conflict. Speaking on the importance of wildlife, she pointed out that there would be no life without wildlife.
She has also highlighted on the provisions of Wildlife Protection Act of 1972. The villagers were said to have been benefitted out of such existing law as they were not aware of it.
Tuensang’s Ranger Tsingtringse Sangtam mentioned about the mitigation measures of human animal conflict and how to manage when such case happened in the village.
The village council members of the Khudei and Buthembou assured to offer full cooperation as and when required to for reducing the human animal conflict in their villages.

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By EMN Updated: May 29, 2018 12:03:15 am