As per figures till March 2013, there were only 3,500 rhinos in Asia (compared to over 25,000 across Africa).
The Supreme Court today granted two more weeks "as last opportunity" to states which have defaulted in notifying buffer zones around tiger reserves.
The Supreme Court has directed Chhattisgarh to forthwith take measures to protect endangered Asian wild buffaloes.
Over 700 endangered animals kept in parks, zoos and by acrobatic groups here will soon get a microchip planted to track their numbers and living conditions.
tribals are being recruited by the Nagarjuna Sagar Tiger
sanctuary after naxal presence ended there, Environment and
Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said.
The annual budget for Ministry of Environment & Forests saw a 15% jump with FM Pranab Mukherjee doubling allocation for cleaning the Ganga river.
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