Gharial Conservation Alliance

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Well Done Hamm Show donors!

POSTED ON April 1, 2015

Grateful thanks to Eddy Even and the Hamm Show for raising €500 for the GCA.  This is much appreciated.  

Rajasthan plan to draw water from Chambal sanctuary gets green nod

POSTED ON September 18, 2013

Just months after the National Board of Wildlife rejected it, the Rajasthan government’s controversial proposal to build a well to draw out water for Kota from the National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary area has managed to win approval of from NBWL and the union ministry of environment and forests. The greenlight flashed after chief minister Ashok […]

Do not dig into gharial home, ecologists tell Government

POSTED ON September 13, 2013

The National Green Tribunal has issued notices to state government of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in connection with protection of gharials Rampant mining along the Chambal banks is increasingly shrinking gharials’ habitat in the national Chambal Sanctuary. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has classified gharials as endangered species. The National […]

Sand mining around Chambal sanctuary: NGT seeks Centre’s reply

POSTED ON September 2, 2013

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today sought the Centre’s response on a plea for protection of National Chambal Sanctuary and its endangered species from sand mining and other activities. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also issued notice to Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh governments seeking their responses by September 24 on the petition by […]

National Chambal Sanctuary gets Rs 75 lakh fund for gharial conservation

POSTED ON August 31, 2013

National Chambal Ghariyal Wildlife Sanctuary (NCGWS) has received a fund of Rs 75 lakh for conservation of ghariyals, crocodiles and other wildlife species. “The money would be spent for construction of check posts and offices. The dedicated workers at these places would identify vulnerable nesting sites of ghariyals, crocodiles and other species and would ensure […]