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...
March 23, 2010
The Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) has asked the Union government to issue an ordinance overruling a recent verdict of the Karnataka High Court that ratified the ban on the movement o...
March 5, 2010
The Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank' has called for urgent steps to reduce the man- animal conflict and ways to provide better security to the wildlife.Presiding...
February 6, 2010
Whaler, activist ship again collide off Antarctica Anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd’s ship the Bob Barker and a Japanese harpoon boat collided in the icy waters off Antarctica o...
January 19, 2010
Should a student be chopping a defenceless animal on a dissection tray as early as in 10th grade when alternatives like real-life “Jerry” dog or “Fluffy” cat and other sophi...
January 11, 2010
Flashy discos, motorbike racing, loud music, bright lights and lavish weddings in resorts on the periphery of Corbett National Park in gross violation of laws and scant concern for the wildlife
December 1, 2009
Twentyfive years after Kerala’s Silent Valley was saved by environmentalists.
November 1, 2009
‘Hangul’ (Kashmiri stag), the only surviving species of the red deer family in Kashmir, appears to be on the verge of extinction.
According to the figures available...
October 20, 2009
Three new species of legless amphibians have been discovered from forests in Manipur and Nagaland by researchers led by Delhi University Associate Professor S.D. Biju.The team’s find,...
October 18, 2009
A network of informers is being planned by the West Bengal forest department to keep a tab on poachers, who recently killed a rhinoceros at the Jaldapara reserve in Jalpaiguri district.
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...
March 16, 2010
As the mercury soars, it is time for animals to retreat into the shade and birds, their chirping a tad muted, ensconce themselves into shady areas of the cages.
February 28, 2010
A goods train knocked down a herd of five elephants crossing the track on the outskirts of the city, killing two of them and injuring three others, including a calf, on Sunday.
January 29, 2010
They are all turning into rhinoceroses. The first sighting of a charging rhino in town sparks incessant debates — Asian or African, uni-horned or with two. The large beast is definitely ugly...
January 12, 2010
Walking through the Tai forest of Ivory Coast, Klaus Zuberbuehler could hear the calls of the Diana monkeys, but the babble held no meaning for him. That was in 1990. Today, after nearly 20...
December 4, 2009
After a gap of nearly three years Madhya Pradesh Forest Department is gearing up again to conduct the Tiger Census which will further reveal the exact number of wildcats in the state.
November 15, 2009
Even as the Centre awaits a report from it on the proposed YSR memorial, the Andhra Pradesh government has gone ahead with the project seeking invitation from consultants for its execution i...
October 21, 2009
A five day camp organised by the Forest Department for mahouts that began at Kottiyam near here on Monday is becoming a unique experience for those attending it. More than eighty mahouts from the...
October 19, 2009
It was a celebration with a difference. Deepavali, normally, is seen to be incomplete without the din of crakers. But residents in villages abutting the Koonthakulam bird sanctuary in Tamil...
October 15, 2009
Ornithologists have discovered a critically endangered crow, known to science only by two specimens described in 1900, on a remote, mountainous Indonesian island.The Banggai Crow was believe...