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Saturday, May 25, 2013
Indian tigers face threat `due to lack of genetic diversity`
India`s tigers are facing extinction owing to a collapse in the variety of their mating partners and...
Cheetahs in race to survive
The cheetah, the world`s fastest land animal, survived mass extinction during the last ice age 10,00...
Endangered pangolins found on Chinese poacher boat
A protected species, pangolins are widely hunted in parts of Asia for their meat, skin and scales.
Almost half of African lions facing extinction
Nearly half of Africa`s wild lion populations may decline to near extinction over the next 20-40 yea...
Nineteen per cent world reptiles at risk of extinction
London: A fifth of the world`s reptiles are estimated to be threatened with extinction, scientists h...
Two arrested for killing endangered `Sangai`
Two persons have been arrested for killing endangered deer `Sangai` (brow-antlered deer) at Keibul L...
Olive Ridley turtle nesting to be broadcast live
Nature lovers would soon be able to watch a live broadcast of the unique phenomenon of mass-nesting ...
Endangered right whale washes up on Florida beach
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`
The Sundarbans, covering 10,000 sq kms of land and water (more than half of it in India, the rest in...
Google invests $5mn in ‘drones’ to monitor poaching of endangered species
Web giant Google has reportedly given cash to the World Wildlife Fund to buy ‘drones’ in bid to moni...
Huge cache of turtles seized in UP
A huge cache of turtles stuffed in sacks was recovered from an ambulance in Uttar Pradesh`s Bareilly...
Nordmann`s Greenshank bird on endangered list
Nordmann`s Greenshank, a beautiful Russian shorebird which migrates annually to many south Asian cou...
China vows to protect migratory birds
China`s state forestry administration (SFA) has pledged to improve wild animal protection following ...
`Why just tigers, protect other endangered species too`
This was proposed at a meeting of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) chaired by Prime Minister M...
Poachers kill 4 leopards every week in India: Study
At least four leopards have been poached and their body parts illegall traded every week for at leas...
100 threatened animals, plants face extinction by 2020
An international consortium of more than 8,000 scientists has called for urgent help to save Earth`s...
Putin leads flight of Siberian cranes in a bid to save the birds
Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in a project to save a rare bird species. He flew in...
Captive breeding of endangered vultures successful
Two of the most rare and critically-endangered species of vultures have been bred successfully in ca...
Indian herbal remedies, cow urine seized in UK
In a major haul, Britain`s border officials have seized 45 large boxes containing ground tiger claws...
Pakistan`s national animal making a comeback
Pakistan`s national animal `Markhor`, a majestic wild goat species, has made a remarkable comeback i...
Madagascar lemurs on verge of extinction
The lemurs of Madagascar - known for their haunting cries and reflective eyes - are the most endange...
US’ jewellers plead guilty to illegal ivory sales
Mukesh Gupta and Johnson Jung-Chien Lu pleaded guilty on Thursday to illegal commercialisation of wi...
Panda twins born in China
A 12-year-old giant panda, Xi Mei, has given birth to twin cubs, the first pandas to be born this ye...
Activists call for probe into Trinidad turtle tragedy
A conservation group in Trinidad & Tobago is calling for an investigation into how government work c...
Vulture population rising in Cambodia
Vultures, which are critically endangered across Asia, are increasing in numbers in Cambodia.
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Rakesh Khatri, executive director of Nature Foundation India, in conversation with Zeenews.com`s San...
220 rhinos killed in South Africa this year
At least 220 endangered rhinos were killed by poachers for their horns in South Africa since the beg...
Artists join WWF for cause of planet, endangered species
A group of 30 odd artists from India and Sri Lanka are joining hands to propagate the cause of endan...
Endangered Chinese alligators` population rising
Following efforts to support their survival, the critically endangered Chinese alligators living in ...
Gir Sanctuary lost 86 lions in three years
The last abode of Asiatic Lions, Gir Sanctuary, lost 25 lions in the year 2011-12.
GIPL develops smart phone based surveillance, tracking system
A software-based system for smart phone enabled surveillance and tracking has been developed by the ...
Nepal croc farm aims to save endangered species
The farm in Chitwan National Park was opened in 1978 by the government with support from the Frankfu...
Nepal crocodile farm aims to save endangered species
As Prem Sharma steps gingerly into the sand-filled chamber, lines of baby crocodiles basking in the ...
Artificial beaks save hornbills from extinction
Fibre replicas of beaks of hornbills have saved the rare birds from imminent extinction in Arunachal...
Endangered croc population increases in Odisha
Population of mugger, an endangered species of crocodiles, increased by 7 in the last two years.
Enlist Bakerwali dog as endangered species: Gujjar
Gujjars on Sunday sought its enlistment as country`s most endangered species.
Endangered species set for ‘stem cell rescue’
Scientists they have produced the first stem cells from endangered species.
20 endangered Siamese crocodiles hatch in Laos
One of the world`s rarest crocodile species has moved a little bit further from extinction with the ...
Community of rare gibbons found in Vietnam
Critically endangered northern white-cheeked crested gibbons were found living at high altitudes on ...
Big-eyed Borneo slow loris tagged for first time
Malaysian wildlife researchers have tagged a Bornean slow loris for the first time as part of effort...
Endangered Puerto Rican parrot on the rise
There are now about 150 birds each in the two captive breeding centers, in El Yunque and in Rio Abaj...
Endangered species hit hard by historic Ariz. fire
The flames spared three packs of endangered Mexican gray wolves but likely killed at least some thre...
Ten species disappear from Mexican forests
Eight species of snakes, 1 type of frog & a species of salamander have disappeared from Mexico fores...
Wolves to come off endangered list within 60 days
Fed wildlife officials to take around 1,300 wolves off the endangered species list within 60 days.
Polar bears ‘threatened’, not ‘endangered’
The Obama administration has confirmed that polar bears are threatened rather than endangered.
Critics say Obama lagging on endangered species
Environmental groups say the Obama administration has done little to improve on endangered species.
Australia moves to protect bluefin tuna
Bluefin tuna fish would be listed as `conservation-dependent` in a new move to protect the species.
Polar bear, arctic fox in endangered list
Arctic foxes, polar bears and musk oxen are now in the list of endangered species.
UNDP to protect endangered species from coastal states
Seven endangered marine species will be protected through United Nations Development Project (UNDP...
Rio`s zoo a maternity ward for endangered species
Rio`s zoo has been abuzz with activity in recent months, welcoming new arrivals to its collection of...
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