Maharashtra govt told Bombay High Court that it has not been possible to shift elephant `Sunder` of Jyotiba Temple from Warnanagar in Kolhapur to a sanctuary in Bangalore because it was not cooperating.
Plans to create two vast ocean sanctuaries in Antarctica to protect the pristine wilderness failed Friday for a third time, with Russia and China blocking the bids, delegates at multi-nation talks said.
The Kolkata Police on Wednesday warned
that there was a possibility of terrorists seeking sanctuary
in the metropolis and directed landlords against letting out
their premises without verifying the antecedents of tenants.
Steps would be taken to convert
3000 hectares Big lakeinto a bird
sanctuary with increase in arrival of migratory birds like
cranes and pelicans and the start of their breeding
season, a top wildlife official said Friday.
The recent arrest of two Taliban governors in Pakistan demonstrates the extent to which Taliban leaders have been able to use Pakistan as a sanctuary to plan and mount attacks in Afghanistan, the New York Times reports.
Sighting of bloated and motionless bodies of Olive Ridley sea turtles lend credence to the belief that unlawful trawling operation despite prohibition is in full swing along the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary.
Palau is creating the world`s first shark sanctuary, a biological hotspot to protect great hammerheads, leopard sharks, oceanic whitetip sharks and more than 130 other species fighting extinction in the Pacific Ocean.