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? »
January 8, 2011
The world's primary conservation body, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), on January 7 called on British listed companies, SOCO and Dominion, to abandon their oil exploration plans in the Virung...
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...
January 7, 2011
The extinction of biodiversity due to global warming is thousand times higher than natural extinction and irreparable degradation may take place if ecosystems are pushed beyond a certain tipping p...