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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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CMFRI study gives nod for trade in sharks

Some varieties of sharks, considered to be facing a high risk of extinction, do not suffer such threat from fishery in Indian waters and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/cmfri-study-gives-nod-for-trade-in-sharks-117071600333_1.html
Raje names three Asiatic Cubs as Tara , Tripur and Tejas

The three cubs littered by Asiatic lioness at Nahargarh Biological Park named Tejika on May 19 have been named by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/621993/raje-names-three-asiatic-cubs.html
IIT, Kharagpur, Indiana University to study city's wetlands

The wetlands of Kolkata, a Ramsar site, which are gradually shrinking in size, have come under the focus of a study by a joint team of the IIT,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/iit-kharagpur-indiana-university-to-study-city-s-wetlands-117061300821_1.html
Dogs pose danger to threatened species, says study by city-based researchers

It is a well known adage that dogs are man's best friends. But not many know that dogs are a threat to many species. A recent study by a team of... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/616304/dogs-pose-danger-threatened-species.html
Endangered Red Panda rescued by SSB along Tezpur-Tawang Highway

A Red Panda, which comes under the category of endangered animals, accidentally found itself in the inhabited area on the Tezpur-Tawang Highway,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/endangered-red-panda-rescued-by-ssb-along-tezpur-tawang-highway-117053000506_1.html

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