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IN PHOTOS: 10 most endangered species

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature on Tuesday released a list of 100 species closest to extinction. More than 8,000 scientists......

Tiger numbers roar back for first time in 100 years

According to the new data, India accounts for the most with 2,226.  IMAGE: A graphic to show the break-up of the tiger population around the world. Credit:© WWFFor a clearer image, click......

New genetic tool reveals skewed rhino population

For the first time advanced genetic tools are being used to take the census of Greater One-horned rhinoceros in the Gorumara National Park of West Bengal.As part of a project undertaken by......

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 --......

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......

Copenhagen: 10 'flagship' species at risk named

A report released at the Copenhagen climate change conference by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed ten species likely to suffer huge losses due to global......

Greenpeace to intensify drive against Dhamra port

Despite the allegations from various quarters that it has twisted facts and forged reports about the presence of rare Olive Ridley turtles near Dhamra coast in Orissa -- the site where Tatas with......
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Giraffes, rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list

The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say. Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly 40 percent... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/Giraffes-rarer-than-elephants-put-on-extinction-watch-list/article16776447.ece
study

Polar bear numbers could drop a third by mid-century, according to the first systematic assessment, released today, of how dwindling Arctic sea ice... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/polar-bear-numbers-to-plunge-a-third-as-sea-ice-melts-study-116120701141_1.html
How a Determined Vet in Kaziranga Is Saving India's Orphan Animals

In 2009, a pair of tiny spotted cubs were dropped onto the doorstep of the International Fund For Animal Welfare - Wildlife Rescue Center... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/determined-vet-kaziranga-saving-india-045803416.html
Train mows down 3 elephants in Assam

The three elephants were killed when a herd of wild elephants came on the railway tracks and dashed against the train engine of the Dibrugarh-bound... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/assam-two-pregnant-elephants-one-calf-mowed-down-by-train/
Providing a safe sanctuary for sloth bears

On a recent trip to Agra, I discovered that the city has so much more to offer than the iconic Taj Mahal. Once such is Wildlife SOS's 'Agra Bear... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/585003/providing-safe-sanctuary-sloth-bears.html

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