March 9, 2015
Prakash Gururajan spots and photographs a rare short-eared owl in Pachapalyam grasslands on the outskirts of the city
February 25, 2015
India is home to 106 species of raptors, popularly known as ‘birds of prey,’ says a recent publication by the Zoological Survey of India.The publication reveals that more than 18 per cent o...
February 6, 2015
After a delay of seven years, the Uttarakhand Forest Department, in collaboration with the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII), will conduct a fresh census of leopards in Utta...
January 21, 2015
Uttarakhand with 340 tigers is second only to Karnataka, which has 406. »
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December 31, 2014
The lower jaw of the python, measuring eight feet and weighing 23 kg, was completely damaged. The forest authorities allowed the public to have a glimpse of python to create awareness about conservation of the snakes such as the Indian rock python, which can be sighted in marshes, swamps and water bodies. »
December 3, 2014
Climate change played a pivotal role in the extinction of mastodons in North America, new radiocarbon dating of fossils has revealed — though hunting by people may have been the last straw....
November 29, 2014
Researchers have found the critically endangered ‘Forest Owlet’ in the northern part of the Western Ghats, 100 km from Mumbai. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IU...
October 1, 2014
As humans, we need reminding of our relationship with nature so we can choose how to act
September 14, 2014
The wild Chinese Sturgeons, believed to have lived since the age of dinosaurs, had no natural reproduction last year, leaving the rare species of fish at the risk of extinction, according to a lat...
September 6, 2014
California blue whales, the largest animals on Earth once driven to near extinction by whaling, have made a remarkable comeback to near historic, 19th-century levels, according to a University...
March 7, 2015
Three persons were arrested and a rhino horn was seized from their possession in Assam’s Nagaon district, police said today. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested the trio from Juria area of...
February 23, 2015
Police in Vietnam’s northern Bac Ninh province recently seized 42 live, critically endangered Sunda Pangolins from poachers, fined the culprits, and delivered the animals to forest rangers for saf...
January 27, 2015
While technological solutions like renewable energy are being aggressively pursued for combating climate change, little value appears to be placed on keeping natural systems intact »
January 14, 2015
The black-headed squirrel monkey is a distinct species found in South America, say scientists
December 17, 2014
A northern white rhinoceros that zoo officials said was only one of six left in the world died on December 14 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Angalifu, who was about 44 years old, appa...
November 29, 2014
Sighting of the bird, endemic to Satpura ranges, has renewed hopes of its survival
November 3, 2014
Chittoor Task Force and Vijayawada police recover logs from New Auto Nagar in on the city outskirts. Chittoor Superintendent of Police G. Srinivas said police were trying to trace the origin and destination of the seized wood.
September 30, 2014
Wildlife populations around the world more than halved in the 40 years to 2010, a survey released on Tuesday said.
The report by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) International bla...
September 10, 2014
The langur can seem deceptively common. Its geographical range, after all, extends across most of South Asia, and the adaptable primate is equally at ease in Himalayan highlands, in the rainforests...
September 3, 2014
Two persons have been arrested by WLCCB-SR officials.