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 »
March 23, 2013
Fresh charges were on Saturday read out against actors Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam by a court here in the 14-year-old blackbuck poaching case.Chief Judicial Magistrate Cha...
March 20, 2013
Rapid urbanisation and pollution have taken a heavy toll on sparrows, which are regarded as indicators of environmental health. Now, birdwatchers strain hard to sight them, and environment activists are propagating ways to protect them
March 17, 2013
Steady encroachment of marshlands and rampant use of pesticides is pushing the graceful Sarus Cranes to the verge of extinction
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...
March 22, 2013
The Nehru Zoological Park in the city would soon get a pair each of African Cheetahs and lions.Saudi Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Mohammad Al Saud had promised to gift these animals to the Neh...
March 18, 2013
Did you know that the water buffalo was an endangered species? Read his letter to Aristotle.
March 10, 2013
A group of featherless newborn birds sit huddled in a corner in a blue plastic box. Right next to their box is a small cage that contains two parakeets that are barely moving. Both the box...