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No 'mor' our National Bird? Peacocks may be declared 'vermin' in Goa

Feb 12, 2016

No 'mor' our National Bird? Peacocks may be declared 'vermin' in Goa

Forget that the beautiful peacock is the national bird and protected under the wild life laws of the country. In Goa, it may well be termed a vermin and culled ruthlessly. #NewsTracker #Goa #Wildlife #Ramesh Tawadkar #Peacocks #national bird #Shareworthy #vermin
Six critical areas where the new national wildlife plan falls short

Feb 08, 2016

Six critical areas where the new national wildlife plan falls short

To be effective, the National Wildlife Plan needs to be flexible enough to absorb scientific advances and learn from experiences. #CriticalPoint #Tigers #Wildlife #Wildlife Protection Act #Wildlife conservation #animal conservation #Fauna and Flora in India
Here's an idea: Give foreign travel a miss, try Indian locales for your New Year holiday

Dec 24, 2015

Here's an idea: Give foreign travel a miss, try Indian locales for your New Year holiday

Here’s a disclaimer: We confess that an India experience may not match an international holiday experience. But that’s not news, is it? Yet, yes, yet there is a lot that India can offer that no other country in the globe can. Want to know more? Read on. #travel #ThingsWeLike #Culture #Christmas #Wildlife #Islands #New Year's Eve. #Indian Tourism #heritage #FWeekend #Natural Formations
Supreme Court to decide if using elephants for joyrides is cruel

Dec 09, 2015

Supreme Court to decide if using elephants for joyrides is cruel

The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought responses from the Centre, Rajasthan and Goa on pleas alleging that cruelty is being meted out to elephants. #Rajasthan #Life #India #Kerala #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Goa #temples #Elephants #animal cruelty #animal welfare board #joyrides #Wildlife Act
Solar power set to light up 140 Naxal hit villages in Chattisgarh

Nov 27, 2015

Solar power set to light up 140 Naxal hit villages in Chattisgarh

As many as 140 remote villages and hamlets in Naxal-affected areas of Chhattisgarh will soon be illuminated with solar power. #NewsTracker #Solar power #Dantewada #chattisgarh #Naxals #Green energy #CREDA #Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary
Jumbo healthcare: Kerala launches ambulance service to transport sick elephants

Nov 06, 2015

Jumbo healthcare: Kerala launches ambulance service to transport sick elephants

In a first of its kind, the Kerala forest department has launched an ambulance service to transport sick and injured elephants. #Kerala #NewsTracker #forests #Elephant #Wildlife #man animal conflict #Wayanad #Shareworthy
Elephants injured by poachers' poison arrows reach out to humans for help

Sep 20, 2015

Elephants injured by poachers' poison arrows reach out to humans for help

A wild elephant and two of his friends were attacked and injured by poachers who used poison arrows in Kenya, Africa. Although attacked by humans, the elephants trusted another group of humans to make them better and sought their help. #GoodNews #Africa #Kenya #Wildlife #Elephants #poachers #Ithumba #DSWT
In attempt to protect biodiversity, scientists produce embryos of Asiatic cheetah, tiger

Sep 15, 2015

In attempt to protect biodiversity, scientists produce embryos of Asiatic cheetah, tiger

Argentinean scientists have successfully produced embryos of endangered species such as Asiatic cheetah, tiger and Bengal cat using frozen skin cells. #GoodNews #NewsTracker #Argentina #Tiger #Wildlife #biodiversity #Cheetah #Shareworthy #University of Beunos Aires