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Saturday, November 29, 2014
Researchers have found the critically endangered ‘Forest Owlet’ in the northern part of the Western Ghats, 100 km from Mumbai. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IU...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Tanzania has been accused of reneging on its promise to 40,000 Maasai pastoralists by going ahead with plans to evict them and turn their ancestral land into a reserve for the royal family of Duba...
More on endangered species AND: habitat (conservation)
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
At a time when the concept of an eco-friendly Ganesh festival is gaining currency, botanists and forest authorities are alarmed over the use of rare and endangered plant species in the Western Gha...
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July 15, 2011
Japan and 20 other pro-whaling nations staged a walk-out at the International Whaling Commission, blocking a proposal to vote on a whaling sanctuary in the southern Atlantic and forcing the...
July 8, 2011
All polar bears came from Ireland, claim scientists who have revealed that the animals descended from a single female brown bear living in the European nation during last Ice Age, around 10,...
June 13, 2011
Wildlife experts are making one last effort to save the endangered Columbia Basin pygmy rabbit, believed to be extinct in the wild since mid-2004. The pygmy rabbit is the smallest rab...
June 4, 2011
Saving species that share the earth with us has not generated the level of commitment that it deserves, says Sanjay Gubbi
April 4, 2011
Tim McCormack, programme coordinator of the Asian Turtle Programme, said photos taken of it in a holding tank showed injuries on its legs and elsewhere, but it was not yet clear how serious...
April 1, 2011
Despite a 12 per cent rise in the population of big cats in the country, Madhya Pradesh popularly known as the ‘Tiger State’ witnessed a decline in their numbers resulting in los...
March 21, 2011
For the first time in India, a whale shark has been tagged with a ‘satellite collar’ to track the migration routes, behaviour and ecological preferences of this member of the largest f...
February 23, 2011
Nepal on Wednesday launched a 10-year programme to save vultures in the Indian subcontinent, which are struggling to recover from widespread poisoning by medication in the carrion they eat.T...
February 17, 2011
Khairul Amra, a member of a local conservation group, said on Thursday that the giant turtle was spotted on a beach on Sumatra island over the weekend just before it plunged into the wate
February 2, 2011
It's that time of the year again when organisations and individuals join forces for the Turtle Walk, to help our endangered friends from the sea. Why don't you join them? »
July 14, 2011
Scientists scouring the mountains of Borneo spotted a toad species last seen in 1924 by European explorers and provided the world with the first photographs of the colourful, spindly legged...
June 30, 2011
In this nondescript, small town of Jammu and Kashmir, Yuvraj, Yusuf and Harbhajan are on the verge of extinction! Double-hump camels, usually named after cricket stars, are exclusively foun...
June 7, 2011
The Great Indian Bustard is on the brink of extinction, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) announced on Tuesday. The Great Indian Bustard has been up-listed to ‘cri...
May 24, 2011
The minister hopes to rope in the lead actors of the film
Kandikuppa (East Godavari district),
April 2, 2011
Principal Chief Conservator of Forest C. Madhukar Raju, Chief Wildlife Warden Hitesh Malhotra, and Additional Principal Chief Conservator A.V. Joseph on Friday let 845 baby Olive Ridley turtles ne...
March 23, 2011
Expressing hope that the number of tigers in the country has increased, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh today said that the census of the big cats would be made public on March 28.
February 25, 2011
Truant T-7 lured by the recorded call of female tigers; taken to Sariska
February 18, 2011
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the Japanese fleet will be returning home soon, though it did not provide an exact timeline. The season usually runs from November or December to late February or early March.
February 16, 2011
A government official says Japan has temporarily suspended the annual Antarctic whaling after repeated disruptions by a conservationist group.The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has been c...
January 10, 2011
The Gujarat forest department wants about 3,000 hectares of revenue land near the Bustard Sanctuary in Kutch district to be converted into forest land to save the endangered Great Indian Bus...
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Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai from Pakistan received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 for their pioneering work on promoting child rights in the subcontinent, as they made an impassioned plea to globalise compassion.