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Caribbean coral reefs could vanish in 20 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:12

Many of the Caribbean`s coral reefs could vanish in the next 20 years, according to a new report which found that healthy coral reefs have declined by about 50 per cent in the past four decades.

Is eel on endangered list, Japan sees a vanishing dish?

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 19:01

growing concern among the Japanese is that the eel, which is an integral part of the country`s diet, has been listed as endangered.

`Smart` tools can save endangered species: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 18:00

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.

Snow leopard poaching main culprit for decline: WWF

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 19:28

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”.

15 Indian bird species among globally endangered

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:48

Fifteen Indian bird species are part of a list of avians which are evolutionarily distinct and globally endangered.

Endangered turtles seized

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 23:08

Twenty seven endangered turtles, meant for sale to other countries, were today seized in a joint operation by Delhi police, the wildlife department and different groups near a bus stand here.

Pygmy hog, Hispid hare found in Manas National Park

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 19:19

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).

Makeshift egg repairs help survival of rare parrot

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:49

Tape and a bit of glue have helped save the life of a hatching chick of one of the world`s rarest birds, New Zealand conservation officials said Monday.

NZ scientists find egg of bird presumed extinct

Last Updated: Saturday, March 01, 2014, 12:30

Scientists in New Zealand have found for the first time an egg of an endangered bird that was presumed extinct for more than a century.

Endangered Lemurs on verge of extinction

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 10:23

Scientists have revealed lemurs are on the verge of extinction as impoverished local people are hunting them, and also because their habitat is being destroyed.

Elephant poaching on the rise in Zambia

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 15:52

Zambia is losing its elephants rapidly due to rising incidents of poaching.

Elephant escorts, special teams fail to save injured rhino

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 15:26

Elephant escorts stood guard and special teams monitored his wounds but the injuries inflicted by other rhinos during a fight proved too much for a 11-year-old rhino that died in Salukapur area here.