August 14, 2014
‘Allowing killing of the animal no way to deter crop damage’
August 7, 2014
Lemurs have been a big draw eversince their arrival in zoo. Terming the birth of lemurs as a "rare occurrence," zoo curator G. Ramalingam said: "It is a matter of pride for the Vizag zoo to be the only one in the country to see successful inbreeding of these exotic creatures twice this year."
VADLAKUTITIPPA (KRISHNA DT.),
July 28, 2014
Weak monsoon takes toll; winged visitors leaving for lack of food. Due to inadequate water in the lake, birds are migrating to other places in search of food. The State government should take measures to remove silt and encroachments as per Wildlife Protection Act 1972, he suggested.
July 21, 2014
This is the time to spot butterflies as breeding season begins. There are more than 120 species of butterflies in Visakhapatnam district, and most of these are spotted during the monsoon.
July 3, 2014
The task force on redsanders will soon don a new ‘avatar'. The ‘image makeover’ does not merely mean a change in the police-forest manpower ratio, but more teeth to pounce on the kingpins.W...
June 30, 2014
Hi! Remember me, the talented pig-tailed poet macaque who appeals for “Tolerance and Peaceful Co-existence” among all living creatures? It’s rather disturbing to read some of the letters tha...
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 »
August 13, 2014
A group of 20-30 turtles — Hawksbill sea turtle, Green turtle and Olive Ridley turtle — have been trapped for around a decade.
July 28, 2014
Sighting of three more tigers by villagers bears testimony to the efficacy of the slew of measures initiated by the Forest Department. Within days of receiving information from villagers, a round-the-clock protection plan to safeguard the majestic animals from poachers was initiated. This included establishment of four base camps and deployment of a unit of the strike force in the area.
July 23, 2014
The Nyishi community used to hunt hornbills, then things changed...
July 17, 2014
The rising trade in cheetahs for luxury pets in the Middle East is helping to drive critical populations of the wild cats to extinction, according to new research. The report also reveals the grue...
July 1, 2014
As a top predator in Antarctica, penguins are mainly at risk from climate change, which is melting the sea ice.
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...