NAGARAM (EAST GODAVARI),
June 29, 2014
Cormorants dropped dead from a Neem tree in the vicinity of the GAIL gas pipeline explosion site at Nagaram village in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday. A number of birds built their nests on a Neem tree in the marketyard which now wears a ghostly look, with empty nests. According to municipal workers who removed the carcasses, more than 200 birds may have perished in the fire. Photos: K.R. Deepak
June 27, 2014
The greyish white bird is likely to begin its breeding season soon. It can be seen in complete white colour during the nesting period, said S. Sreedhar, Chief Conservator of Forests, Wildlife, Eluru Division.
June 16, 2014
The number of African elephants slaughtered for their ivory fell in 2013, according to new official data, but the level of killing is still reducing populations and threatening the survival of the...
June 11, 2014
The city of pearls has turned a favourite habitat for one of the world’s most venomous reptiles – the cobra. Going by the sightings and the rescue missions in the city over the last few years, the...
June 6, 2014
Environmental changes and destruction of forests is common in today’s world. But it is hard for us to visualise the negative impact of these changes or imagine the root cause for it. The car...
June 4, 2014
Filmmaker and conservationist Shekar Dattatri speaks about his latest book, Ira the Little Dolphin, and writing for children
May 28, 2014
Fears over the boats being used for poaching of animals and smuggling of rare herbal plants. The NSTR has an area of 5,937 sq.km., and it includes the Gundla Brahmeshwaram Wildlife Sanctuary in the Nallamalla forest consisting of 3,568 sq.km. core area spread across Nalgonda, Guntur, Mahabubnagar, Kurnool and Prakasam districts.
May 13, 2014
Military technology used to hunt down insurgents in Afghanistan has been taken up by Britain’s biggest nature conservation charity to safeguard some of the country’s rarest birds. The Royal Society...
May 9, 2014
Scientists have discovered 14 new species of so-called dancing frogs in the Western Ghats, just in time, they fear, to watch them fade away. Indian biologists say they found the tiny acr...
April 29, 2014
Customs officials at Thiruvananthapuram airport checked a baggage for "what they thought to be mangoes", but turned out to be drugged Star tortoise hatchlings
June 28, 2014
Researchers have named the newfound species as Cnemaspis Girii »
June 24, 2014
Draft law proposing up to 7-year jail awaits Raje’s nod
June 13, 2014
International conservation measures were not able to significantly reduce poaching of African elephants last year, when more than 20,000 animals were killed to harvest their ivory, according to th...
June 9, 2014
Filmmaker-conservationist Shekar Dattatri, who has been on the wildlife trail for nearly three decades, talks to Deepa Alexander about how it all began, his award-winning work and writing for children »
June 6, 2014
A series of high-flying creatures, including giant flying frogs and squirrels and a parachute gecko, are among the hundreds of exotic new species recently discovered in the greater Mekong region i...
Karivirala Kothagudem (Nalgonda Dt.),
May 29, 2014
Rains accompanied by strong gales believed to be the cause for the death of the birds. After learning about the incident, Divisional Forest Officer, Nalgonda, S.Satyanarayana, sent a team of officials to the site to examine the incident.
May 23, 2014
Government urged to evolve an action plan to protect the bird, which is on the verge of extinction.
May 11, 2014
A Forest official said they were awaiting orders for the release of the tortoises in their natural habitat near Marayur. »
April 30, 2014
Wounded and barely alive after several traumatic hours, crammed inside a bag bound for Bangkok, many of the Indian star tortoises seized by Customs enforcers at Thiruvananthapuram International Ai...
April 9, 2014
Nesting of Olive Ridley turtles was low this year »