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Jan 11, 2017
Uttar Pradesh: Indian police rescue 6,000 turtles in 'largest' wildlife haulThe police said on Wednesday they had recovered more than 6,000 freshwater turtles weighing over four tonnes from poachers who planned to smuggle them to Southeast Asia, in the largest-ever wildlife haul.
Dec 28, 2016
Poaching at all-time high, but tiger numbers still rose in 2016Its not been a great year for wildlife. More tigers and leopards were poached in 2016 than in any year of the previous decade, pangolins were killed in the hundreds while thousands of marine animals perished — this, due to the debilitating effect of climate change. Yet, the good news is that the number of tigers still rose.
Nov 28, 2016
Recent leopard death in Gurugram shows we aren't ready to co-exist yetAs wildlife lovers in the national capital celebrate the presence of a leopard around Yamuna Biodiversity Park, the news of a mob killing a leopard in Gurugram on 25 November should worry us
Nov 25, 2016
Assam forest dept files FIR against Patanjali Food Park after elephant's death due to neglienceThe Assam Forest Department on Thursday filed an FIR against the builder of Patanjali Mega Herbal and Food Park in Sonitpur district for negligence in providing safety to wild elephants and digging pits at the construction site causing an elephant to die on Thursday.
Nov 12, 2016
Wildlife photographer Nayan Khanolkar: 'Ignore nature, and you'll have to pay a price'Mumbai-based wildlife photographer Nayan Khanolkar was one of the winners of the prestigious Wildlife Photography Awards. He tells us how he got the picture of the leopard, that won him the prize.
Nov 11, 2016
Trouble for Salman Khan? SC issues notice to actor in blackbuck poaching caseSalman Khan had been acquitted in the blackbuck poaching case by the Rajasthan High Court in July this year.
Nov 08, 2016
Planet Earth II teaser: Baby marine iguana gets chased by a dozen racer snakesBBC released a teaser clip of Planet Earth II in which half a dozen racer snakes chase a baby marine iguana
Nov 05, 2016
White gold: Will burning our ivory stockpile prevent poaching of Indian elephants?Is destroying our stockpile of ivory, like Kenya did earlier this year, a solution to the problem of trade in the 'white gold' that results in several elephants dying slow, agonising deaths?
Oct 29, 2016
On the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, humans and crocodiles are locked in a conflictOn the peaceful Andaman and Nicobar islands, a potentially dangerous confrontation is brewing between saltwater crocodiles and human residents
Oct 09, 2016
Will ban on trade of pangolins give 'the world's most trafficked animal' a chance to survive?The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna passed a blanket ban on international trade of pangolins