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Culling Nilgai: To manage wildlife conservation and human interests, research is key

Jul 01, 2016

Culling Nilgai: To manage wildlife conservation and human interests, research is key

Would culling in some areas instigate people in other areas to demand similar relief? We need more research in wildlife management and social scientists to assess people's attitudes. #US #CriticalPoint #Conservation #Animals #Wildlife #culling #Social science research #Nilgai
Conservation and development can co-exist, says Javadekar

May 23, 2016

Conservation and development can co-exist, says Javadekar

India is confident of conserving its rich biodiversity while ensuring the country's all-round development, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said #Development #NewsTracker #Conservation #Prakash Javadekar #International Biodiversity Day
Uttarakhand fire aftermath: Migration of beasts increases human-animal conflict

May 11, 2016

Uttarakhand fire aftermath: Migration of beasts increases human-animal conflict

Troubled by forest fires, wild animals are migrating from upper reaches of Uttarakhand to lower forests close to human habitats, causing alarm. #ConnectTheDots #Uttarakhand #Conservation #Wildlife #Human-animal conflict #forest fire #Wildlife conservation #Uttarakhand forest fire #Flora and fauna
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