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Addressing man-animal conflicts requires a multi-pronged approach that involves conservation, public awareness, and the use of technology-based solutions. Discuss.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

5. Addressing man-animal conflicts requires a multi-pronged approach that involves conservation, public awareness, and the use of technology-based solutions. Discuss. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

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Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 3 and mentioned as part of Mission-2024 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question:

To explain the major causes for rising cases of man-animal conflict and steps that are needed control it.

Directive word: 

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

start with what you understand by Man-Animal conflicts.

Body:

First, write about the reasons for the increase in man-animal conflicts – habitat loss and fragmentation, climate change, human activities, and urbanization.

Write about the various government policies and programmes in this direction. Also, write about the steps that are needed to tackle it.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.