animal protection

Sordid business of illegal wildlife trade blooming, warns WWF

Sordid business of illegal wildlife trade blooming, warns WWF

It is believed that Pangolins are the most illegally traded animals for their scales, which are used to treat asthma, rheumatism and arthritis.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
We should have responsibility towards animals: Jacqueline Fernandez

We should have responsibility towards animals: Jacqueline Fernandez

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who has signed a petition for a global ban on the practice of cosmetic animal testing, says as humans everyone needs to show responsibility towards animals.

Jun 10, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
Compassion necessary for every human being: Raveena Tandon

Compassion necessary for every human being: Raveena Tandon

Actress Raveena Tandon believes that every human being should have compassion within him, especially towards the weak.

Feb 08, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

31 endangered species added to UN protection list

The 11th Convention on Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) has ended in Quito with a decision to include 31 endangered species in its list, the executive secretary of the convention, Bradnee Chambers, said.

Nov 10, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

Shashi Tharoor awarded for working towards animal protection

Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor has been awarded by PETA-India for his contribution to the protection of animals, the animal rights body said Friday.

Dec 27, 2013, 15:39 PM IST

People pledge to save dolphins from captivity

In order to save dolphins from captivity in India, several people Tuesday pledged to never visit any facility which holds dolphins and other cetaceans in captivity.

Apr 23, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

China mulls first animal protection law

At a wildlife park outside Beijing a dozen lions battle over a live chicken thrown into their enclosure by a tourist -- who has paid four dollars for the privilege.

Jun 15, 2010, 10:44 AM IST