Cheetahs rushing towards extinction; only 7,100 left experts warn

Cheetahs rushing towards extinction; only 7,100 left experts warn

World's fastest land animal, the cheetah is nearing extinction, claims a recent study. Due to its dramatic fall in number, very soon it shall be listed in the 'endangered' species category. The study published in journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, said.

Dec 28, 2016, 01:14 AM IST

New coffee tree species from Honduras critically endangered

The researcehers found that the Cusuco National Park was not only of high biodiversity, but to also contain rare and hitherto unknown plant and animal species.

Oct 14, 2015, 15:32 PM IST
Chimps declared 'endangered' in US

Chimps declared 'endangered' in US

A US conservation agency has declared all chimpanzees, both wild and captive, endangered, a move that will curb the use of these animals in biomedical research, entertainment and the pet trade, media reported on Saturday.

Jun 13, 2015, 09:47 AM IST

Wild `teddy bear` of Louisiana no longer endangered

The Louisiana black bear, which inspired the popular stuffed animals known as teddy bears, is no longer an endangered species, US officials said Wednesday.

May 21, 2015, 10:42 AM IST

Endangered clouded leopard kittens born in Miami zoo

Two clouded leopard kittens were born this month at the Miami Zoo, a treat for the doting keepers and a victory in the fight to preserve a vulnerable species.

Mar 31, 2015, 03:11 AM IST

Endangered sea turtles left stranded in Gujarat

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.

Aug 13, 2014, 21:54 PM IST

Endangered Arabic bustard makes Paris Zoo debut

The United Arab Emirates` (UAE) iconic Houbara bustards made an appearance in western Europe Tuesday when eight of the endangered Asian birds were officially unveiled at a ceremony in Paris at the Menagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes (National Museum of Natural History) in Paris.

Nov 06, 2013, 19:47 PM IST

Satellite imaging could help maintain sustainable ecosystem

Satellites have shown how we can promote economic development in an environmentally sustainable manner by putting a price on nature`s resources.

Jul 12, 2013, 19:43 PM IST

UNESCO lists 6 Syrian heritage sites as `endangered`

UNESCO on Thursday added six ancient sites in Syria including a fortress of Saladin and a Crusader castle to the endangered World Heritage list, warning that more than two years of civil war had inflicted heavy damage.

Jun 20, 2013, 11:23 AM IST

Wolves to come off endangered list within 60 days

Fed wildlife officials to take around 1,300 wolves off the endangered species list within 60 days.

Apr 16, 2011, 16:17 PM IST

Endangered Jerdon`s Courser on Centre`s priority list

Jerdon`s Courser, a nocturnal bird from Andhra Pradesh, is one of the 50 rarest birds of the world.

Feb 13, 2011, 10:57 AM IST

Polar bears ‘threatened’, not ‘endangered’

The Obama administration has confirmed that polar bears are threatened rather than endangered.

Dec 23, 2010, 15:45 PM IST

Panda still endangered despite baby boom

China`s giant pandas remain still an endangered species despite the birth of 23 cubs in zoos across the country in the past two months, panda researchers have said.

Sep 03, 2010, 13:52 PM IST

Endangered female crocodile shifted from Ah`bad to Chennai

An endangered female Tomistoma
crocodile was transported by Air India from Kamala Nehru Zoo
in Ahmedabad to Chennai Friday.

Apr 16, 2010, 17:39 PM IST

Endangered vultures may find breeding centre in Patna

Endangered vultures may soon find a new nesting place with plans to start a breeding centre for the birds at a biological park here known for its success with gharials, says the Patna Zoo director.

Apr 09, 2010, 09:25 AM IST

Endangered pheasants from UK to join Darjeeling Zoo

Brightly coloured Crimson
Horned and Crimson Bellied pheasants will soon be seen in West
Bengal`s Darjeeling zoo with steps being taken to bring the
winged birds from UK.

Mar 18, 2010, 13:01 PM IST

At least 48 Hawaii species given endangered listing

The Obama administration has declared 48 Hawaii species as endangered and announced plans to set aside more than 40 square miles on Kauai as critical habitat to allow the plants and animals to flourish.

Mar 12, 2010, 10:03 AM IST

48 Hawaii-only species given endangered listing

Honeycreeper birds, a fly and ferns, trees and shrubs found only on a Hawaiian island were among 48 species added to the endangered species list, boosting the number of such groups by the Obama administration from two to 50.

Mar 11, 2010, 13:10 PM IST

Endangered listing eyed for US loggerhead turtles

The federal government on Wednesday recommended an endangered-species listing for the loggerhead turtles in U.S. waters, a decision that could lead to tighter restrictions on fishing and other maritime trades.

Mar 11, 2010, 11:57 AM IST

Rare Sumatran Rhino gets pregnant

A Sumatran rhinoceros, world`s
most endangered rhino, has become pregnant and is expected to
give birth in May next year, the International Rhino
Foundation said Thursday.

Feb 18, 2010, 20:31 PM IST