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Press Releases covering Empower Foundation

Empower Foundation and Asiatic Lions Tranlocation Issue

(1)  Mid-Day Mumbai – ‘Don’t relocate Gir lions’ -On the occasion of World Lions Day, city NGO writes to international conservation body to put pressure and prevent relocation of Gir lions to Madhya Pradesh
Ranjeet Jadhav, August 11, 2013, Mumbai
http://www.mid-day.com/news/2013/aug/110813-mumbai-dont-relocate-gir-lions.html

(2) HT Bhopal – NGO seeks global body’s intervention to stop translocation
Sravani Sarkar  | 10 Aug 2013 | Hindustan Times (Bhopal)
http://www.saveourlions.blogspot.in/2013/08/ngo-seeks-global-bodys-intervention-to.html

(3) HT Indore – IUCN help sought to oppose translocation
NGO opposes movement of Gir beasts to MP claiming adverse conditions
Sravani Sarkar  | 10 Aug 2013 | Hindustan Times (Bhopal)
http://www.saveourlions.blogspot.in/2013/08/iucn-help-sought-to-oppose-translocation.html

(4) TOI Amd – ‘Translocation plan violates important IUCN guidelines’
Mumbai NGO Writes To International Body, Seeks Its Intervention
Himanshu Kaushik | TNN | Aug 10, 2013, 02.32 PM IST
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/NGO-writes-to-international-body-seeking-its-intervention-for-a-review/articleshow/21742888.cms

(5) TOI Mum -Say ‘no’ to Kuno: Wildlife activists
Linah Baliga, TNN Aug 4, 2013, 10.41PM IST
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-08-04/flora-fauna/41057202_1_gir-lions-kuno-wildlife-sanctuary-wildlife-activists

(6) TOI- Asiatic lions have homes in over 1,000 Saurashtra villages
Vijaysinh Parmar, TNN Jul 15, 2013, 03.20AM IST
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-07-15/flora-fauna/40588939_1_asiatic-lions-gir-forest-sasan-gir

(7) TOI- 10 translocations have failed worldwide
Himanshu Kaushik, TNN Jun 28, 2013, 05.22PM IST
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-06-28/ahmedabad/40255333_1_translocation-gir-lions-manas

(8) TOI – No translocation only natural migration
Himanshu Kaushik, TNN Jun 28, 2013, 05.28PM IST
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-06-28/ahmedabad/40254388_1_translocation-asiatic-lions-gir-national-park

(9) TOI : Threat to conservation: Lion bone trade on rise
TNN Jun 25, 2013, 06.44AM IST
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-06-25/flora-fauna/40184311_1_lion-skeleton-lion-bones-lion-conservation

(10) TOI : Madhya Pradesh unsuitable for big cats: Study
TNN Jun 25, 2013, 02.49AM IST
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-06-25/flora-fauna/40184824_1_two-tigers-madhya-pradesh-palpur-kuno

(11) DNA : Shifting Gir lions will bring disaster: Experts
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013, 10:35 IST | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/1852708/report-shifting-gir-lions-will-bring-disaster-experts

(12) DNA : Lion translocation: NGOs cite 10 failures in the past!
Smitha R, DNA | Jun 25, 2013, 06:17AM IST
http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/GUJ-AHD-lion-translocation-ngos-cite-10-failures-in-the-past-4301886-NOR.html
http://epaper.dnaindia.com/story.aspx?id=27199&boxid=103878&ed_d

(13) The Sunday Guardian : NGO seeks help in lions’ translocation, The NGO claims that the translocation would violate 29 guidelines set by IUCN
Tare, Kiran | 7 September 2013
http://www.sunday-guardian.com/news/ngo-seeks-help-in-lions-translocation

(14) The India Today : Modi, Chouhan continue sparring over translocation of lions
Chaturvedi, Devika | 4 September 2013
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/narendra-modi-translocation-of-asiatic-lions-asiatic-lion-gir-forests-kuno-palpur-sanctuary/1/305463.html

 

Empower Foundation and Leopards of SGNP

(1) TOI : Leopard kills boy, 6th death in 7 months
Baliga, Linah| 28 January 2013
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-28/mumbai/36595327_1_female-leopard-leopard-attack-sgnp

(2) TOI : Female leopard trapped in Aarey
Baliga, Linah| 28 January 2013
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-01-28/mumbai/36595889_1_female-leopard-leopard-attacks-sgnp

(3) Mumbai Mirror : Mumbai: Leopard kills 11-year-old boy in Aarey Colony
Virat Singh | 28 January 2013
http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/others/Mumbai-Leopard-kills-11-year-old-boy-in-Aarey-Colony/articleshow/18218638.cms

(4) DNA : Relieving in open near SGNP? Beware of the big cat
Shahkar Abidi | 18 January 2013
http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-relieving-in-open-near-sgnp-beware-of-the-big-cat-1789963

(5) Outlook : Fear Stalks Mumbai Suburb - A spurt in leopard attacks leads to conspiracy theories and efforts for co-existence
Pinglay-Plumber, Prachi | 20 February 2013
http://www.outlookindia.com/printarticle.aspx?283984

(6) GlobalPost USA : India: Leopards stalk Bollywood -Leopards living in the heart of Mumbai have mauled or killed more than 100 people over the past decade
Overdorf, Jason| 20 March 2013
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/130319/indian-leopards-bollywood-wildlife-poaching