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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.

China revives endangered local rice species

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 09:17

A rare indigenous rice species, which was almost extinct in the 1970s due to low output, is being revived in north China`s Hebei Province.

BNHS calls for human intervention to save endangered bird species

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:57

Citing the importance of human role in the preservation of wildlife, the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has urged to conserve species, particularly the endangered ones, through research and people support.

Rihanna`s photo with endangered animal leads to two arrests

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 19:59

Two people who allegedly peddle protected species are arrested after Rihanna shared a selfie with an endangered animal which was taken during a vacation in Thailand.

New Zealand faces flak for apathy towards rare dolphins

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 22:34

The New Zealand government Friday proposed a further fishing net ban off the west of the country`s North Island in a bid to save the world`s most endangered dolphin but critics say the move is too little too late.