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Supreme Court asks Centre to consider suggestions on safe corridors for wild animals
India

Supreme Court asks Centre to consider suggestions on safe corridors for wild animals

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to consider suggestions for safe passage of elephants and other endangered animals.

Monitor lizard and Gangetic dolphin: Human greed and superstitions driving them closer to extinction
India

Monitor lizard and Gangetic dolphin: Human greed and superstitions driving them closer to extinction

Use your power of protest — write to the media, write to the concerned officials and get others to do the same. Otherwise we will lose these animals just as we lost the cheetah to extinction before

Indian zoos need to move beyond amusement, work towards saving endangered species
Life

Indian zoos need to move beyond amusement, work towards saving endangered species

Most zoos in the world — and certainly all zoos in India — are run without the knowledge that it even exists. No thought has been given to the question of what a zoo is, or what it should be. It is just a place where animals are imprisoned.

Will ban on trade of pangolins give 'the world's most trafficked animal' a chance to survive?
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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

Giant panda is off the endangered list, thanks to conservation efforts: Experts
World

Giant panda is off the endangered list, thanks to conservation efforts: Experts

The giant panda, one of the symbols of China, is off the endangered list thanks to aggressive conservation efforts.

Three days after gorilla's death, Cincinnati zoo puts up brave front
World

Three days after gorilla's death, Cincinnati zoo puts up brave front

The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual visitors despite a weekend tragedy in which a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit.

Endangered gorilla shot dead in Cincinnati zoo: Killing sparks debate on man-animal conflict
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Endangered gorilla shot dead in Cincinnati zoo: Killing sparks debate on man-animal conflict

A silverback gorilla had to be killed in Cincinnati after a four-year-old boy slipped through the barrier of its enclosure and fell into the moat.

The Maneka Gandhi column: It's time we took note of the scourge of rare animals' trade on the Internet
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The Maneka Gandhi column: It's time we took note of the scourge of rare animals' trade on the Internet

India is one of the major victims of the parcel trade. Our Home Ministry has no one patrolling the internet for wild animals.

Asia tiger conservation conference: India to help Cambodia in restoring fauna to their forests
World

Asia tiger conservation conference: India to help Cambodia in restoring fauna to their forests

The third Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation concluded on Thursday with the 13 Tiger Range Countries adopting a resolution reasserting their commitment to the Global Tiger Recovery Programme (GTRP).

World tiger count rises for the first time in 100 years
World

World tiger count rises for the first time in 100 years

Data compiled by the WWF and the Global Tiger Forum show that the global population of wild tigers has risen to an estimated 3,890 from an all-time low of 3,200 in 2010.

The Maneka Gandhi column: India should be wary of the Chinese threat to its wildlife
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The Maneka Gandhi column: India should be wary of the Chinese threat to its wildlife

We may try to protect our wildlife, but it is vanishing rapidly. One of the main causes is the greed of our neighbour China.

Species at the brink of extinction may vanish without fossil trace: Study
World

Species at the brink of extinction may vanish without fossil trace: Study

Many animals at the brink of extinction may disappear during the ongoing sixth mass-extinction event without leaving behind any permanent fossil record, according to a new study.

Well done humans! One in four mammals faces extinction
World

Well done humans! One in four mammals faces extinction

Some 20,000 of the world’s plant and animal species are now threatened with extinction out of 73,600 monitored — 1.8 million have been listed in total.

Endangered monkey-eating eagle hatched in captivity in Philippines
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Endangered monkey-eating eagle hatched in captivity in Philippines

A monkey-eating eagle has been hatched in captivity in the Philippines, boosting the critically-endangered giant bird's fight against extinction.

Photos: Catastrophic oil spill in Sunderbans wrecks havoc with rare ecosystem
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Photos: Catastrophic oil spill in Sunderbans wrecks havoc with rare ecosystem

Officials said the damage had already been done as the slick had spread to a second river and a network of canals in the Sunderbans.

Point of no return? Bangladesh begins Sunderbans oil spill clean-up with sponges, sacks
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Point of no return? Bangladesh begins Sunderbans oil spill clean-up with sponges, sacks

Officials said the damage had already been done as the slick had spread to a second river and a network of canals in the Sunderbans.

Sunderbans' rare dolphins pay the price for catastrophic oil spill
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Sunderbans' rare dolphins pay the price for catastrophic oil spill

The United Nations urged the government to impose a complete ban on commercial vessels in the Sunderbans.

Image of the day: Breakfast with a tiger in Brazil
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Image of the day: Breakfast with a tiger in Brazil

Ary Borges with Tiger Tom. Borges is in a legal battle with federal wildlife officials to keep his endangered animals from undergoing vasectomies and being taken away from him.

The money spent saving tigers, beats other endangered species hollow
India

The money spent saving tigers, beats other endangered species hollow

Over 617 national parks and wildlife sanctuaries that are home to several critically endangered species like the Great Indian Bustard and the Snow Leopard get a mere Rs.75 crore or Rs.1 lakh each per month, on an average, while the 43 reserves for the big cat get a whopping Rs.165 crore

Wildlife diaries: Rajasthan plans to save Great Indian Bustard, bring back Siberian cranes
India

Wildlife diaries: Rajasthan plans to save Great Indian Bustard, bring back Siberian cranes

More than 200 Siberian cranes were sighted in Keoladeo in the year 1965. However, the bird has not been sighted in Keoladeo and any other place in India since 2001.