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Cecil the Lion and other endangered animals light up the Empire State Building

Aug 03, 2015

Cecil the Lion and other endangered animals light up the Empire State Building

Cecil the Lion wasn't included in the presentation originally but was added to honor him after he was killed. #NewsTracker #Conservation #ImagesOfTheDay #Lion #Cecil the Lion #Wildlife Empire State building
Woohoo! Number of Asiatic lions in Gir goes up by 27%: Census puts total number at 523

May 11, 2015

Woohoo! Number of Asiatic lions in Gir goes up by 27%: Census puts total number at 523

The number of Asiatic lions in Gir sanctuary and its surrounding areas has gone up to 523, an increase of 27 per cent since 2010, according to the latest census report. #NewsTracker #Conservation #Success #Gir Lions #Lions #2015 #2010 #cencus #27%
Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates $3 mn to save tigers in Nepal

Nov 22, 2013

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation donates $3 mn to save tigers in Nepal

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio's conservation foundation has awarded a $3 million grant to the World Wildlife Fund to help Nepal increase its tiger population. #Hollywood #Nepal #Conservation #actor #Animals #Tiger #Nature #Leonardo DiCaprio #Philantrophy #World Wildlife Fund #Tiger population #WWF
12 rhino poachers jailed in Nepal

Jun 20, 2013

12 rhino poachers jailed in Nepal

Twelve poachers of the one-horned rhinos have been sentenced to a jail term, ranging between 10 -15 years, and fined in Nepal #Nepal #Conservation #Poaching #rhinos #endangered animals
Rare turtle species found only in Tripura facing extinction

Jun 19, 2013

Rare turtle species found only in Tripura facing extinction

The soft-shell N nigricans turtles, a rare species found only in the tank of the Tripureswari Temple in Gomati district of Tripura, is facing extinction #Conservation #Extinction #Tripura #Turtles #Tripureswari temple
Site where Pocahontas protected John Smith to be preserved

Jun 18, 2013

Site where Pocahontas protected John Smith to be preserved

A farm field overlooking the York River in Tidewater Virginia is believed to be where Pocahontas interceded with her powerful father Powhatan to rescue English Capt. John Smith from death #history #Conservation #Virginia #Pocahontas #Native Americans
Lions' future should be more important than Narendra Modi's pride

May 08, 2013

Lions' future should be more important than Narendra Modi's pride

Narendra Modi does not want a single lion to go to Madhya Pradesh because they are part of the Gujarati family. Actually they are lions. Wild animals. The only pride they belong to is their own. #Narendra Modi #JustSaying #Conservation #Gir Lions
India, Nepal agree on joint steps to protect Tarai tigers

Jan 09, 2013

India, Nepal agree on joint steps to protect Tarai tigers

The consultative meeting between the two countries agreed on an eleven-point resolution that laid stress on the joint monitoring of tigers dwelling in the Terai Arc Landscape. #India #NewsTracker #Nepal #Conservation #Tigers
UN awards four communities for conservation efforts

Oct 18, 2012

UN awards four communities for conservation efforts

Odisha's Pir Jahania Jungle Suraksha Committee, along with three other communities from across the country, were given the India Biodiversity Awards. #Environment #NewsTracker #Conservation #biodiversity #UN biodiversity convention