Indian police use elephants to clear their protected habitat

Nov 27, 2017

Indian police have taken the unusual step of using elephants in an attempt to evict hundreds of people living illegally in a protected forest area in the country's remote northeast

India passenger train hits and kills 2 Asian elephants

Nov 19, 2017

Two endangered Asian elephants have been hit and killed by a passenger train near the city of Gauhati in northeastern India

Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, killing 4 in Bangladesh

Oct 15, 2017

Wild elephants have attacked a new camp where Rohingya refugees were sleeping, killing a woman and her three children in southern Bangladesh

Thousands protest in Bangladesh as Rohingya flee Myanmar

Sep 18, 2017

More than 10,000 Muslims in Bangladesh have marched toward Myanmar's embassy to protest the country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims

At least 950 killed in South Asia's annual monsoon floods

Aug 24, 2017

Devastating floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than 950 people and affected close to 40 million people across northern India, southern Nepal and northern Bangladesh

India wildlife reserve park devastated by monsoon floods

Aug 19, 2017

Officials say rising floodwaters have inundated large parts of a famous wildlife reserve park in northeastern India, killing more than 225 animals and forcing hundreds of other animals to flee

Birds cut down by kite flying on Indian Independence Day

Aug 18, 2017

India's annual tradition of flying kites on Independence Day has left hundreds of birds injured by razor-sharp kite strings

Monsoon flooding kills at least 173 across South Asia

Aug 14, 2017

Heavy monsoon rains have devastated large swaths of northeastern India, southern Nepal and Bangladesh, killing at least 173 people, displacing or stranding millions and washing away vital crops

Human-wildlife conflict in India: 1 human killed every day

Aug 1, 2017

A deadly conflict is underway between India's growing masses and its wildlife, with data showing that around one person has been killed every day for the past three years by roaming tigers or rampaging elephants

Police patrol for poachers as animals flee flooding in India

Jul 10, 2017

Police are patrolling for poachers as rhinoceros, deer and buffalo move to higher ground to escape floods in Kaziranga National Park in northeast India

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