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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.

Endangered sea turtles eating more plastic than ever

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 14:53

Endangered sea turtles are swallowing toxic plastic at twice the rate they did 25 years ago, according to a new study.

WWF ties up with bookstore chain to save one-horn

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 15:34

To save the endangered one-horned rhinoceros in Assam from extinction, WWF-India has tied up with a bookstore for raising funds and increasing public consciousness on the issue.

Indonesia sees rise in endangered Sumatran tiger numbers

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 13:53

A recent survey on tigers of Sumatra has revealed that Indonesia has a growing tiger stronghold on an island that is conserved under a private authority.

Endangered animals seized from Singapore `mini-zoo` flat

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 19:43

More than 30 exotic wild animals have been siezed from a Singapore flat, in the city`s largest haul of illegal wildlife in over a decade.

Indian tigers face threat `due to lack of genetic diversity`

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 15:42

India`s tigers are facing extinction owing to a collapse in the variety of their mating partners and the resultant lack of genetic diversity, according to a first-of-its-kind research.

Cheetahs in race to survive

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 10:17

The cheetah, the world`s fastest land animal, survived mass extinction during the last ice age 10,000 years ago.

Endangered pangolins found on Chinese poacher boat

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 10:59

A protected species, pangolins are widely hunted in parts of Asia for their meat, skin and scales.

Almost half of African lions facing extinction

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 16:32

Nearly half of Africa`s wild lion populations may decline to near extinction over the next 20-40 years without urgent conservation measures, a report has said.

Nineteen per cent world reptiles at risk of extinction

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 16:38

London: A fifth of the world`s reptiles are estimated to be threatened with extinction, scientists have warned.