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.
Marine conservationists are trying to rescue a group of endangered sea turtles which are stranded inside a Gujarat lake after construction of large road culverts blocked their entry into the Gulf of Kutch.
Do you know that the current rate of extinction of the world`s threatened species - driven primarily by human activity - is roughly 1,000 times higher than the natural extinction rate, an alarming number that is likely to grow.
Urging the people to save the snow leopards from going extinct and with just 400-700 of them now remain in India, a leading conservation organisation says that this strikingly beautiful endangered species are in “real danger”.
A survey carried out in the Manas National Park in western Assam last week has yielded results with the detection of the two highly endangered as well as elusive species like Pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) and Hispid hare (Caprolagus hispidus).
Environmentalists hailed Monday a Chinese government ban on serving shark`s fin, bird`s nest soup and other wild animal products at official functions, saying it will set a precedent that will help protect endangered species.