10 Mar '12, 12pm

Critical Indian Elephant Habitat Threatened Again, Must Enact Important Elephant Corridor via @EcoInternet

Mrs. Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister for Environment and Forests Dear Mrs. Jayanthi Natarajan, It has come to my attention that the Tamil Nadu State government has not enacted the Madras High Court’s order to designate and protect the Sigur Region as an Elephant Corridor, which follows your national Ministry of Environment and Forests’ directive to states to conserve elephant corridors. As a result, thousands of elephants in the rapidly developing Sigur Region are threatened by habitat loss and degradation, along with the resulting isolation and genetic non-viability of smaller populations. I am writing to request that you fully exercise the power of your national office to ensure the Tamil Nadu Ministry of Forest and Environment follows your ministry, the Madras High Court, and Supreme Court's directives on this matter - and that the vital Sigur elephant corridor is full...

Full article: http://forests.org/shared/alerts/sendsm.aspx?id=india_ele...

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