June 3, 2013
Forest rangers in the Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh are investigating the deaths of three tigers whose carcasses were found over the last week, news reports said on Monday. The...
May 27, 2013
Foreign tree species which made an entry into Indian forests more than a century ago, have become a serious threat to the movement of wildlife as well as the growth of native plants. For...
May 23, 2013
A recent online poll to determine the world’s favourite species threw up surprising results »
May 7, 2013
The rare giant bird, Great Indian Bustard, is currently facing deep trouble due to ecological changes. According to an estimate, the endangered species has shrunk to just 300 in the entire globe....
May 1, 2013
For the annual exercise, to be conducted at Mrugavani National Park at Chilkur and KBR National Park at Jubilee Hills, forest authorities have roped in volunteers from different animal welfare groups
April 24, 2013
In an attempt to create awareness on protecting the country’s national animal, highlight the decline in use of a once-vital medium of communication, and at the same time mark the Earth Day, celebra...
April 15, 2013
The Arabian oryx writes to Aristotle. He is hesitant and doubtful at best, showing his gentle, dreamy nature.
April 12, 2013
After Ranthambhore and Sariska, Rajasthan will now be home to a third big cat habitat-the Mukundara Hills Tiger Reserve.
The new tiger reserve, located chiefly in Rajasthan's Hadoti regio...
April 11, 2013
Authorities evacuated the visitors, who thronged the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, after a Rhinoceros broke free from the moat, forcing dozens of visitors to run for their lives on Thursday after...
March 27, 2013
A group of headload workers and vendors are doing their bit to help house sparrows thrive in Connemara Market, Palayam. They tell MetroPlus about their successful efforts at grassroots conservation »
June 3, 2013
In South Africa, there has been a disturbing rise in the practice of breeding lions and tigers in captivity only for trophy-hunters to shoot them dead.
May 25, 2013
Marsh developed by industrial effluent in villages on the border of Jodhpur and Barmer districts of Rajasthan has turned into a trap for antelopes claiming lives of about a dozen endangered chinka...
May 20, 2013
During the season, around 200 Ridley turtles were found dead on the coastline from Marina to Neelankarai, but 285 nests were also found on this stretch
May 7, 2013
By stressing ‘intrinsic value’ and ‘best interest’ of species, the Supreme Court wants conservation to be pan-nation rather than State-bound »
April 25, 2013
In an attempt to improve the surveillance in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve portion falling under Tirupur district limits, the anti-poaching watchers were given powerful torches and footwear for all-w...
April 19, 2013
The last lions of Asia found in Gir have been nurtured with great care by Gujarat. The protective hand of the government and people there enables an estimated 400 members of Panthera leo persic...
April 14, 2013
Researchers have discovered a population of 200 of the world’s rarest orangutans hiding in the forests of Indonesia.
The previously unknown population was spotted by conservationists near...
April 12, 2013
Protesting the proposed move of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to shift few tigers from Madhya Pradesh to Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan to arrest their dwindling population in t...
April 6, 2013
A game reserve in South Africa has taken the radical step of poisoning rhino horns so that people risk becoming “seriously ill” if they consume them. Sabi Sand said it had injected a mix of parasit...
March 23, 2013
Poachers killed a rhino in the Kaziranga National Park on Saturday, taking the toll to 13 this year.
The bullet-riddled carcass of the male rhino was found by a patrolling party at 1.45 a...