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Eight more bird species listed as threatened in IUCN Red List 2014

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:28

The number of bird species listed as Critically Endangered (CE) has reached 173 bird in the country as per the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Birds for 2013.

UAE zoo celebrates successful breeding of endangered gazelle

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 21:47

The Al Ain Zoo in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has successfully bred Speke`s gazelle, following the introduction of two male gazelles from Wadi Al Safa Wildlife Centre in Dubai.

Congo`s national symbol, the Okapi added to Red List of endangered species

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 16:09

The Okapi, the national symbol of Congo, has been added to the endangered species list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

15 bird species in India in list of critically endangered

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 23:03

The number of bird species listed as Critically Endangered (CE) has reached an all-time high as per the latest International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Birds for 2013.

Nordmann`s Greenshank bird on endangered list

Last Updated: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 10:06

Nordmann`s Greenshank, a beautiful Russian shorebird which migrates annually to many south Asian countries, including India, is listed as `endangered` on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

King Cobra faces loss of habitat

Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 20:08

The King Cobra is increasingly threatened due to loss of habitat and over-exploitation for medicinal purposes.

Two rhino species bite the dust: Red List

Last Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 14:22

Several species of rhino have been poached into extinction or to the point of no return, according to an update of the Red List of Threatened Species, the gold standard for animal and plant conservation.