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No proposal to declare Mhadei as tiger reserve Goa Minister

Aug 19, 2014

No proposal to declare Mhadei as tiger reserve Goa Minister

Goa Environment Minister Alina Saldanha today told the State Legislative Assembly that there is no proposal to declare Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary as a tiger reserve. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Goa #Wildlife #Alina Saldanha #Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary
Assam Flood situation grim, over 1 lakh affected, 100 villages inundated

Aug 19, 2014

Assam Flood situation grim, over 1 lakh affected, 100 villages inundated

As the overall flood situation in Assam remained grim, the condition in Morigaon district turned critical on Tuesday with Brahmaputra river inundating 100 villages, affecting around one lakh people and flooding rhino habitat Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary. #India #NewsTracker #Assam #Floods #Morigaon #Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary #Brahmaptura #Bhurgaon
Delhi Zoo disappointed as ostrich eggs fail to hatch

Aug 17, 2014

Delhi Zoo disappointed as ostrich eggs fail to hatch

Much to the dismay of authorities at Delhi Zoo, 10 eggs laid by a female ostrich recently failed to hatch as they were unfertilised, officials said. #India #Wildlife #ostrich #Delhi zoo
Wildlife under stress from poaching, illegal trade, says govt

Aug 14, 2014

Wildlife under stress from poaching, illegal trade, says govt

The Government on Thursday admitted that the country's wildlife is under stress from poaching and illegal trade in wildlife and their parts. #India #NewsTracker #parliament #Wildlife #Prakash Javadekar
India's first jellyfish lake found in Gujarat

Aug 07, 2014

India's first jellyfish lake found in Gujarat

Marine biologists have discovered a jellyfish lake in Gujarat, probably the first such in India. #Life #India #Gujarat #Environment #NewsTracker #Wildlife Trust of India #Wildlife #jellyfish #Marine biologists #jellyfish lake

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Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Aug 02, 2014

Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Figures from Karnataka show that for every three leopards poached, two come under vehicular traffic. And few of these killer roads pass through sanctuaries or national parks. #India #Environment #Animal welfare #Wildlife #Leopards
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

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

Aug 18, 2014

California weighing bird deaths from concentrated solar plants

Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair Federal wildlife investigators who ... #California #Mojave Desert #BrightSource Energy
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Aug 18, 2014

India's wildlife under threat as illegal poaching threatens lesser-known animals

Wildlife poachers, hindered by India's efforts to protect majestic endangered animals including tigers and rhinos, have begun to think smaller... #India #New Delhi
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Aug 21, 2014

Conservationists team up to buy Texas bayside ranch with $30M from BP's 2010 oil spill fund

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and partners have announced the purchase of a sprawling southeast Texas ranch with funds put aside after the BP oil spill... #Texas #BP plc