Wildlife and their habitats are threatened by several human-induced causes in different forms. Collation of these threats is difficult considering their multifariousness such as fragmentation, poaching, forest fires, timber smuggling, harvest of forest products and others. These threats cause several short-term and long-term effects on wildlife and it is extremely important to document threats for wildlife conservation and management purposes.
In this regard conservationthreats.org is an effort to help wildlife enthusiasts and members of the public understand threats and their impact on wildlife. It offers citizens a platform to participate in collating information about occurrences of the threats across the forests of Western Ghats in Karnataka. Established by Wildlife Matters Trust, conservationthreats.org roots from a concern over all aspects of threats that challenge the protection of wildlife and to reinforce an understanding of the urgent need to conserve them in their natural habitats.The location mapping of the data and the number of threats that occur in an area are broad indicators of the well-being of forests and protection accorded to the species that inhabit them.
|Not enough security||Other Important Wildlife Habitats||01/05/2013||Human-Wildlife Conflict|
|Villagers catch leopard in ChannaRayaPa...||Other Important Wildlife Habitats||16/05/2013||Human-Wildlife Conflict|
|Man held for hunting deer at Kanakapura...||Other Important Wildlife Habitats||16/05/2013||Poaching|
|Forest official tucks away tusks, CBI r...||Other Important Wildlife Habitats||16/05/2013||Others|
|Bear road kill in Gubbi taluk.||Other Important Wildlife Habitats||14/05/2013||Road Kills|
|Pack of wolves killed 7sheeps in Kolar ...||Other Important Wildlife Habitats||08/05/2013||Human-Wildlife Conflict|
|Grey Francolin meat for sail in Chikkam...||Other locations in Western Ghats||06/05/2013||Poaching|
|Stray Dogs chased Spotted deer in Hanur...||BRT Wildlife Sanctuary||06/05/2013||Human-Wildlife Conflict|
|Stray Dogs chased Spotted deer in Hanur...||BRT Wildlife Sanctuary||06/05/2013||Poaching|
|Suspected Poaching : Leopardess found k...||Bandipur National Park||05/05/2013||Poaching|