March 15, 2011
Maharashtra’s Vidarbha region, which has several tiger projects and wild life sanctuaries in close proximity is fast shaping up as the potential Tiger Capital of the country.
March 7, 2011
Also known as a cat bear or a fire fox, these creatures are on the endangered list. They live in the north eastern part of the country. They weigh around four kilos and are reddish brown in colour.
February 12, 2011
The Forest Department has decided to fix radio-collared telemeters on wild elephants for tracking their movement so as to avert man-animal conflicts that have, of late, become quite frequent, acco...
January 3, 2011
Increased activity of wild animals at Marikavalasa within Greater Visakha Municipal Corporation limits has spurred the Department of Forest to track the leopard or panther that has been moving in t...
November 22, 2010
Global wildlife experts and politicians from 13 countries are meeting in Russia to discuss plans to revive the world's tiger population that has shrunk to a dangerously low level. ...
November 17, 2010
Nearly five per cent of the elephant population in the Walayar forest area has been killed in the last few years
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...
March 12, 2011
An exhibition of rare wildlife photographs commenced at the President Hall on Avanashi Road in the city. According to N.I. Jalaludeen, President of Nature Conservation Society, the expo show...
March 3, 2011
With the steep decline in populations of many animal species, from frogs and fish to tigers, some scientists have warned that Earth is on the brink of a mass extinction like those that occur...
January 7, 2011
The help of the forest department has been sought by the residents of Indira Nagar and surroundings near Pandhalur to tackle the menace caused by a lone makhna (tuskless male elephant).
December 7, 2010
Jumbo Fund, instituted by cricketer Anil Kumble's Kumble Foundation, on Monday launched its activities by presenting the first Jumbo Wildlife Awards to temporary watchers, foresters, wildlife biol...
November 18, 2010
Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh announced in Sariska on Wednesday Rs.30 crore for shifting villages from the Sariska Tiger Reserve. On a visit to the reserve after...
November 13, 2010
“We are looking at setting up eight more reserves as part of the tiger conservation efforts,” Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh said here on Friday. “Th...
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...