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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.

Wildlife numbers halved over past four decades: WWF
Wildlife numbers halved over past four decades: WWF

Wildlife numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth`s human population has nearly doubled, a survey of over 3,000 vertebrate species revealed on Tuesday.

Wildlife numbers halved over past four decades: WWF

A survey of over 3,000 species has found that animal numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth`s human population has nearly doubled, conservationists said Tuesday.

Wildlife numbers halved over past four decades: WWF

A survey of over 3,000 species has found that animal numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth`s human population has nearly doubled, conservationists said Tuesday.

Only 3,200 tigers left in the wild: WWF

Of the 100,000 tigers that once roamed in the wild a century ago, only 3,200 are left behind, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature has revealed in a report.

Two tigers at an average are killed per week: WWF

Global conservation organisation WWF today sounded an alarm over poaching of tigers and said that at an average, two wild cats are killed per week due to high demand of their body parts in Asian countries.

367 new species discovered in Mekong river in two years: WWF

A giant flying squirrel, a skydiving gecko and an eyeless cave-dwelling spider are among the 367 new species that have been discovered in the Greater Mekong region in the past two years, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Thursday.

Snow leopard poaching main culprit for decline: WWF

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”.

Earth Hour 2014: Sydney`s Opera House goes dark

Sydney`s iconic Harbor Bridge and Opera House went dark on Saturday as Australians switched off lights around the country for an hour as part of a global effort to shine a spotlight on climate change.

Earth Hour to tap crowd funding for green campaigns

Lights will go off in some 7,000 cities around the world for this weekend`s Earth Hour event, which will aim to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for environmental projects worldwide.

Elephant escorts, special teams fail to save injured rhino

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.

Climate talks in trouble as green groups walk out

Exasperated green groups walked out of faltering UN climate talks in Warsaw on Thursday.

Tigress X-rayed in Sundarbans after found struggling to walk

A young tigress has been put through an X-ray examination in the wild perhaps for the first time in a new initiative to treat animals after the big cat was found struggling to walk.

Climate change makes farmers go retro style

Climate change is inspiring farmers in Sundarbans to dig into their history to a time when their forefathers grew indigenous varieties of rice using green manure.

Beach tourism, development killing turtles: WWF

Unregulated tourism and development activity along beaches like Mandarmani and Digha in West Bengal is killing turtles including the vulnerable Olive Ridleys, say researchers.

Assam asks WWF for plan to mitigate human-elephant

Assam Environment and Forest Minister Rakibul Hussain has asked World Wildlife Fund-India to submit an operational plan for Human Elephant Conflict(HEC) mitigation in the state`s forest divisions.

Greens salute evangelist Prasad on environment day

Hundreds of activists, students and members of NGOs Wednesday joined India`s leading ecologists in saluting conservation evangelist M.K. Prasad to mark the World Environment Day here.

25% emissions cut makes economic sense: WWF

The Australia WWF Monday released an economic study proposing that Australia could increase its emissions reduction target from 5 to 25 percent by 2020 via the carbon price at very little cost to the economy.