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Two arrested for killing endangered `Sangai`

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 17:44

Two persons have been arrested for killing endangered deer `Sangai` (brow-antlered deer) at Keibul Lamjao National Park in Bishenpur district of Manipur.

Olive Ridley turtle nesting to be broadcast live

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 23:05

Nature lovers would soon be able to watch a live broadcast of the unique phenomenon of mass-nesting and hatching of endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles near the mouth of Rushikulya river in Odisha.

Endangered right whale washes up on Florida beach

Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 13:01

One of the most endangered whales in the world has washed up dead on a beach in northeast Florida.

`Human pressures affecting endangered species in Sundarbans`

Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 15:03

The Sundarbans, covering 10,000 sq kms of land and water (more than half of it in India, the rest in Bangladesh) in the Ganges delta, contains the world`s largest area of mangrove forests.

Google invests $5mn in ‘drones’ to monitor poaching of endangered species

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.

Huge cache of turtles seized in UP

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.

Nordmann`s Greenshank bird on endangered list

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.

China vows to protect migratory birds

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.

`Why just tigers, protect other endangered species too`

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.

Poachers kill 4 leopards every week in India: Study

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.

100 threatened animals, plants face extinction by 2020

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.

Putin leads flight of Siberian cranes in a bid to save the birds

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.