John Abraham to start CSR activities to save rhinos in Assam
John Abraham to start CSR activities to save rhinos in Assam

Bollywood star and ISL franchise NorthEast United FC co-owner John Abraham today said he will start a CSR campaign to save the world famous one-horned rhinoceros in Assam from January next year.

Snow leopard, red panda get new conservation centre

To reintroduce captive-bred endangered animals like red panda and snow leopard into the wild, the Darjeeling zoo has now started a new breeding conservation centre for wildlife.

Global alliance commits $80m to save world`s wild cats and ecosystems

Many environmental philanthropists have agreed to provide funding to change the course of wild cat protection through Panthera, an organization dedicated to ensuring safety to wild cats through scientific leadership and conservation action.

Solar power to light up Mayudia; help wildlife conservation

The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in collaboration with Arunachal Pradesh Environment and Forest department distributed solar energy equipment to 25,000 households in Mayudia to meet power crisis in the village.

Kenya sounds alarm over extinction of Grevy`s zebra

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) says Grevy`s zebra, a rare species, is in danger of becoming extinct if urgent measures are not taken to reverse the trend.

MoEF to submit report by Jan 9 on ways to protect Kaziranga

The National Green Tribunal today gave time till January 9 to the Environment Ministry to submit its report on ways to protect the environment inside Kaziranga sanctuary as also the wild life there which is being affected by traffic movement on National Highway 37 passing through it.

Endangered Greater Adjutant Stork finds secure home to breed

Greater Adjutant Stork, the world`s most endangered stork species, has found a secure home to breed in two nondescript villages of Assam`s Kamrup district, heralding a new chapter in its conservation.

Gujarat launches awareness drive to protect Asiatic lions

With a view to inform people about legal provisions pertaining to protection of Asiatic lions, the forest department of Gujarat has launched a `Sinha Rath` (lion chariot) from Sasan Gir in Junagadh.

617 Indian sanctuaries get just Rs 1 lakh each per month

Going by the financial allocation for management of protected areas, each of the 102 national parks and 515 wildlife sanctuaries get only around Rs 12 lakh annually - around Rs 1 lakh per month.

Kolkata kids spread wildlife conservation message

Can common-place objects like egg-trays and safety pins be turned into art forms to convey the importance of wildlife conservation?

Kenya, India to bolster ties in wildlife conservation

Kenya and India have vowed to strengthen their ties in wildlife conservation and management.

Giant panda`s population history reconstructed

Chinese researchers have successfully reconstructed a continuous population history of the threatened giant panda - rarest member of the bear family - from its origin to the present.

`Peafowl in Hasanpur died of hunger and thirst`

The peafowl that died in Hasanpur village, near here, early this week succumbed to hunger and thirst, the post-mortem examinations of the birds revealed Wednesday.

Maha mulls involving locals to avoid tiger-human conflict in buffer zones

There are about 100 tigers outside the reserves without protection and efforts are on to give ownership of the Tiger reserves to the locals.

Tigress leaves experts on wild goose chase

Attempts to relocate a tigress from forest areas of Hadouti to Sariska national park has become quite an arduous task for wildlife experts.

`Pro-active intelligence needed to check Tiger poaching`

Pro-active intelligence and national coordination is needed to tackle the illegal wildlife crime especially Tiger poaching.

Loggerhead turtles `take 45 years to grow up`

A new research has found that a female turtle will not start to lay eggs until she is 45 -- it`s the maturity age.

Wildlife conservation: WB to ink deal with Japan

West Bengal has 4064 sq km of protected forests which is 34 percent of the state`s total forest area.

Van Gujjars to be roped in for wildlife conservation

A meeting of Gujjar delegation and
govt representatives began to discuss
clearance to a pending reservation bill, while a sit-in the
community organised to press for their quota demand turned out
to be a cultural event.