Implementation protocol for determination & notification of critical wildlife habitats in national parks
This draft implementation protocol by the environment ministry details procedures for determining critical wildlife babitats within National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries as required by the Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006.
The purpose of this Implementation Protocol is to detail the procedure for determining Critical Wildlife Habitats within National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries as required by the Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006. This involves determining and notifying such areas that are to be kept as inviolate to ensure the conservation of wild flora and fauna. This Implementation Protocol is in no way intended to cause or force resettlement or relocation of Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers from National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries, but to facilitate the determination and notification of Critical Wildlife Habitats following due process of law. This conformity with the Scheduled Tribes and other Traditional Forests Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 is a mandatory requirement.
Act: The Forest Rights Act, 2006.
Guidelines: Declaration of eco-senstive zones around wildlife sanctuaries.
Report: Protected areas for the 21st century.
Guidelines: Preparation of tiger conservation plan.
Guidelines: Human-leopard conflict management.
Report: National workshop on critical tiger habitats and critical wildlife habitats
Report: Report by tiger task force.
Report: Leopards in my backyard.
- Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding mining activity and construction within the Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, West Champaran district, Bihar, 18/02/2016
- Draft National Wildlife Action Plan (2017-2031)
- Implementation protocol for determination and notification of critical wildlife habitats in national parks and wildlife sanctuaries