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Saturday, November 30, 2013
Close on the heels of the killing of two tribals by a tiger at Bandipur, a forest watcher at Nagarahole was found dead in the early hours of Saturday in what is suspected to be a case of t...
More on wildlife AND: animal
, habitat (conservation)
, human interest
Thursday, November 28, 2013
The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, will host the highest level global summit to date on combating the illegal wildlife trade in London.
The summit next February, to which 50 heads...
More on wildlife AND: crime
, endangered species
Monday, November 18, 2013
A team of birders from the Coastal Karnataka Bird Watchers’ Group sighted 87 species of birds during the bird census conducted by them at the Durga Reserve Forest, about four kilometers from Karka...
More on wildlife AND: Mangalore
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October 18, 2010
The Forest Department, Coimbatore, witnessed an overwhelming response to various contests organised on the occasion of the Wildlife Week Celebrations. According to District Forest...
October 8, 2010
In an effort to preserve rare and endangered species, the Assam Forest Department has demanded critical wildlife habitat status for the Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary near Jorhat.
September 16, 2010
A new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society and other groups reveals an ominous finding: most of the world's last remaining tigers — long decimated by overhunting, l...
August 17, 2010
Four persons were arrested at Thariyode on Tuesday on the charge of poaching in the Kurichyarmala forest section of the Kalpetta range in the South Wayanad forest division.The accused have...
August 5, 2010
U.N. Secretary—General Ban Ki—moon called for the abolishment of nuclear weapons on Thursday during a visit to Nagasaki, one of two Japanese cities devastated by U.S. atomic bomb...
July 16, 2010
The Kemp's ridley sea turtle lay belly-up on the metal autopsy table, as pallid as split—pea soup but for the bright orange X spray-painted on its shell, proof that it had been counted...
June 5, 2010
A wild elephant that fell into a well at Vengoli in Pudussery, near here, was rescued in the early hours of Saturday, after 20 hours of ordeal.
The elephant from a herd of eight that h...
June 3, 2010
Australia has taken Japan to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in a bid to stop it from using a legal loophole to whale in the Southern Ocean, ICJ officials in The Hague confirmed on...
April 27, 2010
Elephant census will be carried out in the southern states on May 15 and 16
April 2, 2010
Tourist flow in national parks in Assam, including the Kaziranga National Park, will be restricted to preserve the ecology of the reserves.
“The forest department has been asked...
October 17, 2010
Unless steps are taken to reverse biodiversity loss, scientists warn that the rate of extinction will climb and natural habitats will be degraded or destroyed — contributing to climate change and threatening agricultural production, fish stocks and access to clean water.
September 18, 2010
Another tiger cub has died at the Bannerghatta National Park on the city outskirts, raising the toll of wild cats to five in the past week, a top forest official said today. “A three-...
August 20, 2010
A leopard, trapped allegedly by workers in a vegetable farm of Chenduara estate in Munnar on Thursday, died on Friday due to injuries in the abdomen. Munnar Wildlife Warden Sunil Babu said...
August 9, 2010
If the number of species that live on land is not fully known, our knowledge of marine life diversity is much less. Even the scanty information available is not easily accessible. The Census...
July 23, 2010
A leopard that spread panic in the district among the villagers of Nallannur near Arepetta was caught in a trap laid by the Forest and Wild Life Department Officials on Thursday. The two and a hal...
July 15, 2010
3 red pandas born in June doing fine, one more expected
June 4, 2010
Oil giant BP has succeeded in placing a containment cap over the ruptured well head that is gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico, but was to spend Friday sealing the cap and closing valves be...
May 22, 2010
Crude oil oozed into U.S. wetlands Friday as furious Louisiana officials accused BP of destroying fragile marshes and leaving coastal fishing communities in ruin. As delicate marshlands in t...
April 21, 2010
Forest Minister Benoy Viswam said here on Tuesday that the rehabilitation centre for elephants at Kappukad, near here, and the associated study and research facilities were emerging as a global mo...
April 1, 2010
Japan’s coast guard on Thursday added a set of new allegations against an anti—whaling activist from New Zealand who is in custody for illegally boarding a Japanese harpoon boat on a w...
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