Conservation issues | WWF India

Conservation issues

The main issues in this landscape are:
  • Habitat degradation due to shifting cultivation, encroachment of forest land, extraction of natural resources like bamboo, sand and stone-mining, developmental projects and illegal logging
  • Human-wildlife conflict
  • Poaching
  • Death of wild animals due to floods and accidents like train-hits and road-hits
  • Inadequate infrastructure and lack of funds as well as manpower in the forest department
  • Law and order situation/insurgency
  • Political instability
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