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Delhi among top hotspots for illegal tiger trade

Delhi, Sunderbans and the Western Ghats are among the hotspots of illegal trade of tigers, their parts and products, says a new global report. The joint report by the global wildlife trade......

There are only 1,411 Tigers left in India

In just 10 weeks since January, at least 13 tigers died, five each in January and March in various reserves across the country.Last year, 60 deaths were recorded. Now, merely 3,500 big cats are......

Mankind's closest living relatives in peril

Mankind's closest living relatives -- the world's apes, monkeys, lemurs and other primates -- are on the brink of extinction and in need of urgent conservation measures.According to a report --......

One in four mammals faces extinction threat

At least 25-36 per cent of mammal species are facing the threat of extinction due to habitat deterioration, global warming, pollution and illegal trade in wildlife, according to a global study on......

Mankind's closest relatives on brink of extinction

Loss of habitat, hunting and threats, exacerbated by climate change will bring about the extinction of a primate species, mankind's closest relatives, in more than a century, according to the......

The sad business of smuggling red sanders wood

According to sources, around 3,000 people are involved in the shady business, notes T E NarasimhanIn a small room with asbestos sheets for a roof in Aathimur village, Pavithra, 23, recently......

WB, CII to form 'India Wildlife Business Council'

The World Bank and CII have teamed up to establish 'India Wildlife Business Council' that would promote the conservation of the endangered species.Signing a memorandum of understanding in this......

Why the women of Wall Street are disappearing

Nadine Mentor, 29, had just landed in New York--and found out, she says, that she'd bagged one of the biggest gets of her career at Citigroup: a role for the bank leading a bond offering, valued at......

Why Jet Air is a success and ICAI a failure

Writing her columns for a business daily a senior journalist recently wrote of her experiences of flying to Madrid via Brussels from Chennai in a private airline. Pointing out that the flight in......

Organised retailing set to come of age

The New Year could well end up being the year of organised retailers. Wal-Mart has announced its plans for India in partnership with Bharti, Reliance Industries has already rolled out its first......

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Q. Why does the World Wildlife Fund logo feature a panda?
:  A. The giant panda is the rarest member of the bear family and among the worlds most threatened animals. It is universally loved, and has a special...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-does-the-world-wildlife-fund-logo-feature-a-panda//answers/15956508

cyrus irani
Q. WHO EATS ELEPHANTS MEAT?
Cyrus Irani:  A. Africans eat it.Go through this article for details:NAIROBI, Kenya - The markets in the Central African Republic offer all of the jungle's...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-eats-elephants-meat/15956450/answers/8213145

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Q. which is the most expensive wood?
Samson Aseervatham:  A. Agarwood or just Agar (from the Malay gaharu) is the resinous heartwood from Aquilaria trees, large evergreens native to southeast Asia. The trees...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-most-expensive-wood/8212403/answers/6680780

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On investment hunt, Mamata hardsells Bengal in Singapore

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greets Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during a meeting, in Singapore on Tuesday. (Source: PTI) West... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/kolkata/on-investment-hunt-mamata-hardsells-bengal-in-singapore/
Wildlife body shows concern

New Delhi, 18 August: India has made progress in conserving tigers but leopards are killed in high numbers in the country for illegal trade, says a... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/72164-wildlife-body-shows-concern.html
Indian Poachers Threaten Lesser-Known Animals

NEW DELHI: Wildlife poachers, hindered by India's efforts to protect majestic endangered animals including tigers and rhinos, have begun to think... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Indian-Poachers-Threaten-Lesser-Known-Animals/2014/08/18/article2385677.ece
The sad business of smuggling red sanders wood

In a small room with asbestos sheets for a roof in Aathimur village, Pavithra, 23, recently widowed, stares at a gloomy future with her two... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/specials/the-sad-business-of-smuggling-red-sanders-114081400763_1.html
Israel's Gift to Nandankanan

BHUBANESWAR: An Israeli safari has agreed to donate African lions and Zebras to Nandankanan Biological Park here to help build its animal stock.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Israels-Gift-to-Nandankanan/2014/08/14/article2378930.ece

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