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Gujarat to undertake census of Great Indian Bustard

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 14:49

The Gujarat government will soon undertake a census of the Great Indian Bustard, one of the most critically endangered flying bird species in the world, to ascertain its exact population.

Kenya sounds alarm over extinction of Grevy`s zebra

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 09:09

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) says Grevy`s zebra, a rare species, is in danger of becoming extinct if urgent measures are not taken to reverse the trend.

Fears for dingoes as Australia`s wild dog faces extinction

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 15:36

Marle and Digger may be small and cute puppies, but make no mistake, warns their handler Matt Williams: these 18-week-old dingoes are wild animals that would never make suitable pets.

Environmentalists hail China`s banquet ban on shark fin

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 09:52

Environmentalists hailed Monday a Chinese government ban on serving shark`s fin, bird`s nest soup and other wild animal products at official functions, saying it will set a precedent that will help protect endangered species.

Great Indian Bustard sighted in rural Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 16:22

The Great Indian Bustard has found a new abode in two rural tehsils here, prompting forest authorities to start tracking the movement of this critically endangered bird species for its protection.

Endangered Greater Adjutant Stork finds secure home to breed

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 13:30

Greater Adjutant Stork, the world`s most endangered stork species, has found a secure home to breed in two nondescript villages of Assam`s Kamrup district, heralding a new chapter in its conservation.

Guard dogs reduce killing of threatened species

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 15:29

Guarding dogs can significantly reduce conflict between livestock and large carnivores, such as cheetahs or leopards, scientists have found.

Congo`s national symbol, the Okapi added to Red List of endangered species

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 16:09

The Okapi, the national symbol of Congo, has been added to the endangered species list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

Rhino poaching nearly outpaces births, experts warn

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 09:41

Deaths of rhinos by poaching are fast approaching a tipping point, with the number of endangered creatures killed annually nearly outnumbering births for the first time, international experts warned Friday.

Endangered `Asian Unicorn` sighted in Vietnam: WWF

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 19:25

The critically endangered twin-horned saola has been sighted in Vietnam for the first time in over a decade, raising hopes of recovery for the mysterious animal, conservationists said Wednesday.

Queen Elizabeth II`s beloved corgis `becoming endangered`

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 11:05

Queen Elizabeth II`s favourite dog breed, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, is at risk of disappearing, Britain`s Kennel Club breeders` association has warned.

Wyoming’s bat may be listed as endangered species

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 19:43

Of all the 15 bat species that live in Wyoming, one could be listed as endangered due to the threats it faces outside of the state.