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Only 13% of world's tiger conservation areas meet global standards: Report

Only 13% of world's tiger conservation areas meet global standards: Report

Tigers are one of the most poached and most hunted animals in the world, which has led their population to be listed as 'endangered species'.

Mar 01, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
Sordid business of illegal wildlife trade blooming, warns WWF

Sordid business of illegal wildlife trade blooming, warns WWF

It is believed that Pangolins are the most illegally traded animals for their scales, which are used to treat asthma, rheumatism and arthritis.

Nov 02, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
'Slumdog Millionaire' actress Frieda Pinto joins tiger preservation movement

'Slumdog Millionaire' actress Frieda Pinto joins tiger preservation movement

Frieda will promote Project CAT: Conserving Acres for Tigers, aimed at raising awareness to preserve the habitat of the declining numbers of the wild tiger. She has joined hands for it with Discovery Channel, which has collaborated with the Worldwide Fund for for Nature (WWF).

Jul 28, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Wildlife trafficking threatens 30% world natural Heritage Sites, claims WWF

Wildlife trafficking threatens 30% world natural Heritage Sites, claims WWF

The report `Not For Sale` by the World Wide Fund for Nature also sought additional and immediate measures to halt the worrying trend in illegal trafficking for international trade of CITES-listed species in the world`s most ecologically important places -- including World Heritage Sites (under natural category) in India. 

Apr 19, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
WWF to start counting Ganges river dolphin in November

WWF to start counting Ganges river dolphin in November

After the rains stop in October-November, we will undertake the survey along a 534 km stretch of Bengal in six-seven spots, but with a difference from previous practice, Sen said.

Mar 23, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Electrocution of wild animals increasing, experts raise concerns

Electrocution of wild animals increasing, experts raise concerns

According to experts, while shooting is risky and poisoning often harms cattle, leading to an uproar from the villagers, electrocution is a silent way that mostly goes undetected.
 

Jan 29, 2017, 23:50 PM IST
Asian transport projects may endanger tiger conservation efforts, warns WWF

Asian transport projects may endanger tiger conservation efforts, warns WWF

The WWF has warned that a massive infrastructure boom in the days to come may thwart years of efforts made in protecting the big cats in Asia.

Nov 24, 2016, 05:58 AM IST
World's largest marine sanctuary in Antarctica receives the greenlight from EU!

World's largest marine sanctuary in Antarctica receives the greenlight from EU!

According to the deal, an area covering 598,000 square miles (1.55 million square kilometers) of this sea will be further protected from human activities like fishing.

Oct 30, 2016, 00:23 AM IST
Australia makes way for turtles to lay eggs; cleans up oil spill

Australia makes way for turtles to lay eggs; cleans up oil spill

The "oil patties" were discovered by rangers on Monday afternoon.

Oct 19, 2016, 22:36 PM IST
Sushil Kumar to follow Great Khali: Double Olympic medallist eyes shock WWE move

Sushil Kumar to follow Great Khali: Double Olympic medallist eyes shock WWE move

If this arrangement comes to fruition, Sushil can become the second Indian superstar in world's premier sports entertainment, after The Great Khali.

Oct 15, 2016, 18:30 PM IST
Tiger trafficking looms large; no visible decline in illegal trade trends, says WWF

Tiger trafficking looms large; no visible decline in illegal trade trends, says WWF

The report found there had been 801 recorded seizures of tigers and tiger products across Asia since 2000.

Sep 29, 2016, 23:04 PM IST
WATCH! When Undertaker rose from casket to beat Yokozuna in one of the most epic battles

WATCH! When Undertaker rose from casket to beat Yokozuna in one of the most epic battles

One of the most epic battles in this specific match took place when The Undertaker took on Yokozuna.

Sep 28, 2016, 21:55 PM IST
Good news for wildlife lovers! Giant panda no longer an 'endangered' species

Good news for wildlife lovers! Giant panda no longer an 'endangered' species

On Sunday, the World Wildlife Fund announced that the giant panda is no longer considered an endangered species.

Sep 05, 2016, 12:44 PM IST
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.

Apr 11, 2016, 17:22 PM IST

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 Wedn

Apr 06, 2016, 09:52 AM IST

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.

Dec 28, 2015, 21:32 PM IST
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.

Nov 08, 2015, 23:35 PM IST
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.

Oct 11, 2015, 11:58 AM IST
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.

Oct 06, 2015, 11:17 AM IST

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.

Sep 21, 2015, 19:12 PM IST

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