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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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Mumbai Zoo authorities must send the surviving penguins back immediately

Last Sunday, the Byculla zoo lost one of it's prized denizens — Dory, the 18-month-old Humboldt penguin — one of the eight penguins brought... ...
Tourists come in droves to Gir

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 | Nayan Dave | GANDHINAGAR Gir Wildlife Sanctuary — the last abode of Asiatic Lions which reopened for visitors... ...
All communities must stand against mining deprivation

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Posted On: 2016-10-25 Midrand, Oct. 25 -- The decision... ...
End Japans whaling, establish South Atlantic sanctuary

Next week, governments from around the world will meet in Portorož, Slovenia, for the 66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC),... ...
Rare migratory bird spotted

The Pallid harrier spotted at Vellayani. Birdwatchers are ecstatic over the first sighting of the Pallid harrier ( Circus macrourus ), a... ...

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