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13 `unnatural` lion deaths within a year in Gujarat

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 01:49

The Gujarat government on Friday admitted that 13 Asiatic lions died due to unnatural causes within last one year in and around the famous Gir Wildlife sanctuary in the state.

Environment Ministry panel to visit Okhla Bird Sanctuary area

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:50

A panel constituted by the Environment Ministry is likely to visit Okhla Bird Sanctuary area next week as part of the Ministry`s efforts to demarcate the eco-sensitive zone around it.

US to create world`s largest marine sanctuary in Pacific

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 03:24

US President Barack Obama Tuesday announced plans to create what could be the world`s largest marine sanctuary in the south-central Pacific Ocean to protect the ocean and its marine ecosystems. Obama announced his executive actions in a video message to those present at the "Our Ocean" conference hosted by the US State Department, which focused on sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and ocean acidification.

Obama to enlarge US marine sanctuary: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:10

President Barack Obama will on Tuesday announce plans to significantly expand a US sanctuary in the central Pacific Ocean in a move that could create the world`s largest such protected area, the Washington Post reported.

Goa govt for zero buffer zone around Salim Ali bird sanctuary

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 19:23

Goa government has urged the Union Environment Ministry to have a zero buffer zone around Salim Ali bird sanctuary in the State and simultaneously reduce the buffer area limit around remaining six wildlife sanctuaries.

Buyers have to wait for possession of Noida flats

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:02

National Green Tribunal had said no completion certificate will be issued to projects within 10 km of the sanctuary.

Big cat spotted in Himachal?

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 21:37

Himachal Pradesh`s wildlife officials have begun looking for a tiger spotted in the Renuka wildlife sanctuary in Sirmaur district.

Vidarbha: Wildlife enthusiasts gear up for `Waterhole Census`

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 16:54

Wildlife enthusiasts from across the country have thronged Vidarbha region to witness the `Waterhole Census` of animals in forests and tiger reserves tomorrow when a full moon will light up the night sky

Steps taken to prevent killing of animals in hunting festival

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 18:32

Adequate arrangement has been made to prevent hunting of animals in Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary during the annual Bishu Sendra Parv (hunting festival) of the tribal community on Monday.

Leopard kills eight-year-old girl in UP`s Bahraich

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 13:46

An eight-year-old girl was killed here in an attack by a leopard near Katarniaghat wildlife sanctuary here, forest department officials said on Monday.

Committee to ascertain feasibility of trimming rhino horns

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:09

The Assam government has set up a committee to ascertain the feasibility of trimming horns on translocated and stray rhinos in the state.

Areas around sanctuaries in Sikkim to get eco-sensitive tag

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 20:54

Areas surrounding Sikkim`s three sanctuaries, which are home to carnivores, herbivores, birds and magnificent rhododendron forests, will soon be declared as Eco-Sensitive Zones by the Centre.