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World tiger population spikes for first time in decades; India alone registers 500 plus births

World tiger population spikes for first time in decades; India alone registers 500 plus births

The number of wild tigers across the globe has increased for the first time in a century thanks to improved conservation efforts, wildlife groups said on Monday.

Industry threatens nearly half of natural heritage sites: WWF

Mining, oil exploration, illegal logging and other industries threaten almost half the natural World Heritage Sites the UN seeks to preserve for future generations, conservation group WWF said Wednesday.

WWF teams up with Baidu Mobile Apps to raise awareness about carbon emissions

WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) will be partnering with Baidu Mobile Apps, developer of the world's most popular Android utility apps, to raise awareness about carbon emissions through a fun online game and social media campaign from December 24th to 31st, 2015.

Khali bats for better infrastructure for wrestling in India

Khali bats for better infrastructure for wrestling in India

India Dalip Singh famous as 'The Great Khali' batted strongly for better infrastructure in wrestling field.

Only 25 percent of original habitats have survived in East Himalayas: WWF

Only 25 percent of original habitats have survived in East Himalayas: WWF

 Only 25 per cent of the original habitats in the eastern Himalayas remain intact and hundreds of species in the region face threat to their existence from unbridled developmental activities and climate change, a new study has said.

Sneezing monkey, walking fish among 200 new species discovered in Himalayas

Sneezing monkey, walking fish among 200 new species discovered in Himalayas

A ‘sneezing’ monkey are among more than two hundred new species discovered in Eastern Himalayas.

Train coaches to come alive with wildlife images

The bland and barren coaches of passenger trains may soon have exciting images of tigers, cranes, trees and other wildlife painted on them.

Global marine populations slashed by half since 1970: WWF

Global marine populations slashed by half since 1970: WWF

Populations of marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish have dropped by about half in the past four decades, with fish critical to human food suffering some of the greatest declines, WWF warned Wednesday.

Cars threaten world`s most endangered feline

Cars threaten world`s most endangered feline

The world`s most endangered feline species, the Iberian lynx, is making a comeback in Spain after being pushed to the brink of extinction. But the costly efforts to reintroduce the spotted cat into the wild face an unexpected enemy -- cars.

Our oceans worth $24 trillion: WWF

Our oceans worth $24 trillion: WWF

Ocean assets such as fisheries, shipping lanes and tourism are worth $24 trillion and produce an annual value of $2.5 trillion from their outputs, says a latest report by the conservation group World Wide Fund (WWF).

Earth Day special: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s thoughts

By His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Earth Hour 2015: Delhi to observe the 9th edition on March 28

Earth Hour 2015: Delhi to observe the 9th edition on March 28

People around the world will mark Earth hour on Saturday, March 28 by turning off their lights for one hour between 8:30 p.m and 9:30 pm.

Campaign to protect Gangetic dolphins

Campaign to protect Gangetic dolphins

 To protect the endangered Gangetic river dolphins here and in nearby districts, a three-day campaign is being run on a cruise.

World Sparrow Day: 5 things you can do to save the birds

World Sparrow Day: 5 things you can do to save the birds

Sparrows are amongst the bird species that we have been seeing since childhood. But, recent surveys have shown that their numbers are declining. 

Sania Mirza to support World Wildlife Fund India campaign

Sania Mirza to support World Wildlife Fund India campaign

Tennis player Sania Mirza on Thursday said that she has joined hands with nature conservation body World Wildlife Fund (WWF) India, to pledge her support to Earth Hour 2015, which is WWF's global campaign to raise awareness and inspire individual action on climate change.

China's demand threatens tiger protection: Experts

Soaring demand for tiger parts in China has emptied Asia`s forests, frustrating efforts to protect the big cats, wildlife experts said as an anti-poaching conference opened in Kathmandu Monday.

West Bengal set for Gangetic dolphin census

West Bengal set for Gangetic dolphin census

 The West Bengal forest department is all set to conduct a state-wide census of the endangered Gangetic dolphins and is awaiting the release of central funds, an official said Monday.

Andy Murray becomes ambassador for  World Wildlife Fund

Andy Murray becomes ambassador for World Wildlife Fund

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray was announced as a global ambassador for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Thursday.

5 wildlife species that will be extinct soon

5 wildlife species that will be extinct soon

Shruti Saxena

It has been observed that the number of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish across the globe are declining in numbers day by day due to various reasons.

India has the third largest ecological footprint: Report

After China and USA, India has the third largest ecological footprint in the world, according to a report released Tuesday.