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Tiger count in U'khand goes up to 242, 2nd highest in India

Tiger count in U'khand goes up to 242, 2nd highest in India

According to the data, at least 208 tigers have been identified in Corbett Tiger Reserve, up from last year's 163.

Bangladesh closes one of world's most polluted places

A historic leatherworking quarter in Bangladesh once labelled among the most polluted places on earth was shut today as police enforced a court ruling to protect a vital waterway.

Large mammals ideal ambassadors for conservation

Large mammals ideal ambassadors for conservation

A public declaration made last year by the same scientists had called for a global plan to prevent the world`s large mammals from slipping into oblivion.

Harmonise global laws on conservation of agro-biodiversity: PM Modi

Harmonise global laws on conservation of agro-biodiversity: PM Modi

 "We will have to see how various laws related to agro- biodiversity can be harmonised so that they do not come in the way of development of agriculture and farmers," he said.

Bhutan welcomes newborn Prince by planting over 1 lakh trees

Bhutan welcomes newborn Prince by planting over 1 lakh trees

King Khesar and Queen Pema of Bhutan announced the birth of their first child on February 5, 2016.

Arunachal launches programme on conservation of gibbons

Arunachal launches programme on conservation of gibbons

The northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh has launched a programme on conservation of the endangered Eastern Hoolock Gibbon.

Train coaches to come alive with wildlife images

The bland and barren coaches of passenger trains may soon have exciting images of tigers, cranes, trees and other wildlife painted on them.