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Thursday, October 16, 2014
The traders used ‘four wheeler’ for star tortoises and striped T-shirt for tiger skin
More on wildlife AND: crime, law and justice
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
A DNA analysis of 153 vultures caught from the wild for captive breeding centres of Bombay Natural History Society revealed that a large proportion was unrelated and that possibility of inbreeding was low. »
More on wildlife AND: ecosystems
Sunday, October 12, 2014
In the forested foothills of Sukna in the Kurseong subdivision alone, 21 species of springtails are found. The number falls with altitude.
More on wildlife AND: environmental issues
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October 17, 2012
Pavan Sukhdev for accounting that is inclusive of real natural wealth
September 24, 2012
Need to install surveillance cameras, deploy anti-poaching watchers stressed
August 24, 2012
The issue of forest-dwelling communities and their rights have sunk in the controversy over ban on tourism in tiger reserves
July 18, 2012
With the lion safari and breeding centre gradually taking shape in about 300 hectares of Fisher forest in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh, purebred lions, unlike their counterparts in Gir and Jun...
June 14, 2012
The state forest department has networked its ground-level offices and jeeps involved in patrolling helping them keep connected across the six wildlife sanctuaries including a national park, which are part of the Western Ghat hill ranges.
February 21, 2012
First translocation from Kaziranga »
February 10, 2012
We walk down the main path of the Madras Crocodile Bank as we've done countless times before. But this time I ask Rom to narrate how the place took shape. “The process took 10 years at least,” Rom...
January 20, 2012
History is waiting to be repeated at the Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) as the big cat population is under serious threat in the absence of the crucial and mandatory “buffer zone”. The declar...
December 13, 2011
Thirteen-year old Parvathi boarded the truck with excitement in Madurai on Monday for a 48-day winter vacation in the cool climes of Mudumalai forests. Along with Parvathi, the temple eleph...
November 25, 2011
Call them climate champs, tree huggers or tiger enthusiasts, these Captain Planets of tomorrow clearly believe that when it comes to saving the earth, the power is yours
October 12, 2012
Number expected to be considerable this year given high water level
August 29, 2012
VMC officials exploring the possibility of leasing them out to generate revenue
August 22, 2012
Even as it extended its interim order banning tourist activities in the core areas of tiger reserves, the Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre for inaction on protecting the tiger popul...
July 7, 2012
The Coast Guard’s proposal to install a radar on the tiny island of Narcondam in the Andaman and Nicobar cluster threatens to wipe out the last of the 350 endangered Narcondam Hornbills, which are...
March 8, 2012
To clip the wings of illegal bird trade, custodians of wildlife in the government are being helped to identify native parrot species »
February 20, 2012
One of India's iconic tiger reserves is emblematic of its efforts to save the big cat
February 2, 2012
The arboretum (tree garden) near the Ooty Lake was in focus on Thursday with the Public Awareness Association of Udhagamandalam choosing it as a venue for the observance of the World Wetlands Day.
January 11, 2012
A tigress, attacked and devoured a farmer at a village in Vidarbha's Yavatmal district of Maharashtra on Monday, sparking anger among the villagers about the lack of fencing between the village an...
December 5, 2011
Hornbills are beautiful birds familiar to many as farmers of the forest that ensure the dispersal of fruit seeds. Nine species of these large birds are found in India, mainly in the Northeast and...
October 17, 2011
The Great Indian Bustard is a “Friend of the Farmer” and its wellbeing will pave the way for the survival of other birds.
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