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US bans drone operations at national parks

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 12:53

The United States has banned launching, landing or operating drones from all national parks, monuments and other historical sites.

Over 950 suspected poachers held in Tanzania

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 09:17

A staggering 952 suspected poachers have been arrested and 104 ivory seized in Tanzania during a special anti-poaching operation launched about two months ago, it was revealed Wednesday.

Honored US veterans dragged into mud of budget fight

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 13:26

The Second World War Memorial and other sites on the two mile long stretch of turf are maintained by the National Parks Service, which has been closed as part of a government shutdown.

African vultures at risk of poisoning

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 15:24

Vultures in Africa are now at risk of getting poisoned through cattle carcasses containing anti-inflammatory drugs, warns a British study.

Govt U-turn halts tribal eviction from India’s national parks

Last Updated: Monday, May 16, 2011, 15:45

The Indian government has scrapped its controversial policy of expelling tribal people from wildlife-rich areas to turn them into national parks.

164 tigers sighted in MP national parks in a year

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 13:30

Nearly 164 tigers were sighted in the national parks of MP from July 6, 2009 to July 9 this year.

Sri Lanka`s national parks reopen after 25 years

Last Updated: Thursday, April 01, 2010, 12:36

After remaining closed for more than 25 years because of the civil war between the security forces and the Tamil tigers, Sri Lanka`s national parks are once again set to see tourists flocking there.