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There are only 3,200 tigers left in the wild

Jul 30, 2014

There are only 3,200 tigers left in the wild

Of the 100,000 tigers that once roamed in the wild a century ago, only 3,200 are left behind, the World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature has revealed in a report. #ThatsJustWrong #World #India #Wildlife #International Tiger Day #WWF
This 'strange-looking visitor' sent Parliament security staff into a tizzy

Jul 29, 2014

This 'strange-looking visitor' sent Parliament security staff into a tizzy

The palm civet, an endangered mammal which looks like a cross between a mongoose and a wild cat, was spotted in the Parliament library building, claimed Delhi-based NGO Wildlife SOS, whose staffers were summoned to safely rescue the animal. #India #Environment #Delhi #NewsTracker #Common palm civet #WildlifeSOS
After four days, leopard finally leaves IIT Bombay campus

Jul 26, 2014

After four days, leopard finally leaves IIT Bombay campus

A leopard which had strayed into the forest-like campus of IIT Bombay finally left after an almost four-day long sojourn. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Animals #Leopard #Wildlife #IIT Bombay
Will environment be the casualty of PM Modi's new efficient governance?

Jul 14, 2014

Will environment be the casualty of PM Modi's new efficient governance?

In its first month, the Narendra Modi government has tried to fashion itself into a mascot for efficiency. Asked to deliver tangible results, ministers have set themselves competing deadlines. #India #Environment #Modi #Wildlife #PM Narendra Modi #Indian environment #Dams on Indian rivers
Elephant cries after he is freed from captivity

Jul 08, 2014

Elephant cries after he is freed from captivity

A fifty-year-old elephant, was recently rescued from its owners in Uttar Pradesh. #India #Raju #Cruelty to animals #Elephant #Wildlife #Elephant rescued #Elephant Raju

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India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Mar 10, 2014

India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Assam minister mulls cutting off rhino horns to save them from poachers. Maharashtra lawmakers seek removal of all leopards from Mumbai's Aarey colony to resolve conflict. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #Conservation #ULFA #Wildlife #Aarey Colony
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Mar 02, 2014

Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Our weak and complicated green clearance norms help neither development nor environment. But instead of making the process simple and robust, the UPA has been busy undercutting it. #Manmohan Singh #Environment #POSCO #Veerappa Moily #Wildlife Trust of India #Lok Sabha polls #Green clearance

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Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 25, 2014

VIDEO: Rescuer saves adorable raccoon with head caught in jar

A video has emerged of a man saving a raccoon which got its head stuck in a jar in on Sunday. Brad Lundsteen from Suburban Wildlife Control spotted the distressed animal wandering around a road in Missouri, USA...
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 21, 2014

South African Park Considers Rhino Evacuation

(JOHANNESBURG) — Officials at Kruger park, South Africa’s flagship wildlife reserve, are considering a plan to move some rhinos out of the park in an attempt to protect them from poachers. Kruger spokesman William Mabasa said Monday that no decision ...
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 21, 2014

New Roosevelt elk joins the herd at the Queens Zoo

The Queens Zoo has a new baby to brag about. A Roosevelt elk calf born last month has made its debut and is charming visitors to the 11-acre wildlife haven at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park...