Since the disaster, elk, wolves and the stocky endangered breed of Przewalski's wild horses native to Asia.
In Beloved Beasts, Michelle Nijhuis shows that history can help contextualise and guide modern conservation
Through the eyes and actions of individuals, Beloved Beasts portrays the evolution of the surprisingly young field from a pursuit almost solely of the privileged Western elite to “a movement that is shaped by many people, many places, and many species.”
Since many wetlands where migratory birds visit are unprotected, involving communities in their management is essential, according to experts.
Regular monitoring of wild aquatic birds and the wild bird-poultry-wetland interface is essential to understanding avian influenza viruses’ prevalence.
The sharks are growing very fast, but to an ultimately smaller size, which is a problem for survival, say experts.
The persistence of megafauna even after the arrival of modern humans in India is linked to the long coexistence with modern humans and other human ancestors.
Higher compensation could improve conservation efforts, and help narrow down species to prioritise in conflict-prone zones, the study said.
The alpine plant species is critically endangered, as per guidelines from the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Poaching and habitat loss decimated the population of the critically-endangered species in Indonesia before the threat from SARS-CoV-2.
The 2018 virus outbreak was a reminder that the steady growth in the animal's population cannot be taken for granted.
The condors are monogamous birds and the females lay only one egg every two to three years.
India is home to 42 wetlands of international importance, also known as Ramsar sites.
The scientists first developed the techniques at South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park.
People were introduced to the white giraffe for the first time in 2017, when it was found along with its calf by Kenya's Ishaqbini Conservancy.
The HKH region is warming up to three times faster than the global average. This creates a perfect storm for new diseases to emerge.
The Palani Hills bug bit Bob Stewart and Tanya Balcar, two young British backpackers who were travelling through southern India in 1985.
Larger corals, like branching and table-shaped forms, have been the hardest hit – almost disappearing from the far northern reaches of the Reef.
Of enclosure manoeuvring, felled trees, and rescued cobras: An account of three action-packed months at the Madras Crocodile Bank while in lockdown.
The Zai Whitaker column | In defence of zoos, and why the post-pandemic world needs them more than ever
The role of zoos as conservation centres has continued to develop over the years and today, many species have been brought back from the brink thanks to zoo initiatives.
No single, agreed-upon list of species exists. Researchers say some iconic animals even have competing lists.