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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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15 vulture species facing extinction set to get global protection

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of species threatened with extinction has listed a majority of these vulture... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/environment/15-vulture-species-facing-extinction-set-to-get-global-protection-2045067.html
Customs seizes banned Red Sanders wood worth over Rs 60 lakh

Customs sleuths today seized a huge quantity of banned Red Sanders wood worth over Rs 60 lakh, officials said here. Acting on specific intelligence... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/customs-seizes-banned-red-sanders-wood-worth-over-rs-60-lakh-117091301068_1.html
Captive breeding brings fresh lease of life to rare turtles

Captive breeding brings fresh lease of life to rare turtles SIVASISH THAKUR GUWAHATI, Aug 20 - The rare black soft-shell turtle already categorized... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug2117/at061
Critically endangered Siamese crocodile eggs hatched in Cambodia

Listed on International Union for Conservation of Nature`s (IUCN) red list as critically endangered, the global population of Siamese crocodiles is... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/environment/critically-endangered-siamese-crocodile-eggs-hatched-in-cambodia-2033331.html
With more than 6000 jumbos, Karnataka tops the list

Karnataka houses the maximum number of wild elephants in India, says the latest elephant census report of the union environment ministry. With... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/627888/elephant-census-more-6000-jumbos.html

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