Last Updated: Friday, December 07, 2012, 13:01
Web giant Google has reportedly given cash to the World Wildlife Fund to buy ‘drones’ in bid to monitor poaching of endangered species in the jungles of Africa and Asia.
Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2012, 13:26
A huge cache of turtles stuffed in sacks was recovered from an ambulance in Uttar Pradesh`s Bareilly district late Thursday.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 10:06
Nordmann`s Greenshank, a beautiful Russian shorebird which migrates annually to many south Asian countries, including India, is listed as `endangered` on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Last Updated: Friday, November 02, 2012, 10:09
China`s state forestry administration (SFA) has pledged to improve wild animal protection following reports of migratory birds being killed during their visit into the country.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 20:46
This was proposed at a meeting of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 18:30
At least four leopards have been poached and their body parts illegall traded every week for at least 10 years in India, according to a study released Friday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 23:44
An international consortium of more than 8,000 scientists has called for urgent help to save Earth`s 100 most threatened animals, plants and fungi, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 10:20
Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in a project to save a rare bird species. He flew in an ultra-light aircraft with a flock of migrating Siberian white cranes who took him for their leader.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 02, 2012, 14:56
Two of the most rare and critically-endangered species of vultures have been bred successfully in captivity at a conservation centre in Assam.
Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 19:42
In a major haul, Britain`s border officials have seized 45 large boxes containing ground tiger claws, herbal remedies, massage oils and cow urine that had been illegally imported from India.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 15:08
Pakistan`s national animal `Markhor`, a majestic wild goat species, has made a remarkable comeback in that country.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 08:58
The lemurs of Madagascar - known for their haunting cries and reflective eyes - are the most endangered primate group on Earth, because they are losing their forest habitat, according to conservationists.
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