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Endangered sea turtles left stranded in Gujarat

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 11:36

Marine conservationists are trying to rescue a group of endangered sea turtles which are stranded inside a Gujarat lake after construction of large road culverts blocked their entry into the Gulf of Kutch.

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.

Indonesia now country with world`s highest deforestation rate

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 10:37

Indonesia has double the deforestation rate in Brazil and has become the largest destroyer of forests housing some of the world`s most endangered species.

Caribbean coral reefs could vanish in 20 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:12

Many of the Caribbean`s coral reefs could vanish in the next 20 years, according to a new report which found that healthy coral reefs have declined by about 50 per cent in the past four decades.

`Smart` tools can save endangered species: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 18:00

Do you know that the current rate of extinction of the world`s threatened species - driven primarily by human activity - is roughly 1,000 times higher than the natural extinction rate, an alarming number that is likely to grow.

Snow leopard poaching main culprit for decline: WWF

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 19:28

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”.

Pygmy hog, Hispid hare found in Manas National Park

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 19:19

A survey carried out in the Manas National Park in western Assam last week has yielded results with the detection of the two highly endangered as well as elusive species like Pygmy hog (Porcula salvania) and Hispid hare (Caprolagus hispidus).

Makeshift egg repairs help survival of rare parrot

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:49

Tape and a bit of glue have helped save the life of a hatching chick of one of the world`s rarest birds, New Zealand conservation officials said Monday.

Endangered Lemurs on verge of extinction

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 10:23

Scientists have revealed lemurs are on the verge of extinction as impoverished local people are hunting them, and also because their habitat is being destroyed.

Elephant poaching on the rise in Zambia

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 15:52

Zambia is losing its elephants rapidly due to rising incidents of poaching.

Elephant escorts, special teams fail to save injured rhino

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 15:26

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.

Brazil scientists warn on dwindling jaguar population

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 15:23

The jaguar could soon become extinct in Brazil`s tropical Atlantic forest, threatening the shrinking primitive forest itself, Brazilian scientists warned Monday.