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May 07, 2019
Extinctions of million species driven by mankind are looming, new UN report findsWe can feed the coming billion people without destroying another inch of nature, report says.
Aug 02, 2018
95 percent of world's lemur population is 'on the brink of extinction': IUCNThe arboreal primates with pointed snouts and typically long tails are found only in Madagascar.
Jun 26, 2018
Palm oil production has 'decimated' animal, plant life in Malaysia, Indonesia: StudyBut banning new production in the tropics would only shift the problem elsewhere as consumer demand for vegetable oil soars
Nov 20, 2017
IUCN report raises red flag over threat to biodiversity in Western Ghats, says it can affect monsoonBiodiversity in the Western Ghats is facing a threat from forest loss, encroachment and conversion, the International Union for Conservation of Nature said in its report
Nov 14, 2017
UN climate talks: Scientists warn of 'giant leap backward' even as White House champions fossil fuelsCarbon dioxide emissions are set to rise this year after a three-year pause, scientists said at UN climate talks on Monday, warning that "time is running out", even as White House officials used the occasion to champion the fossil fuels that drive global warming.
Sep 21, 2017
Snow Leopard is no longer an endangered speciesThe International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has declared that snow leopards are no longer an endangered species.
Jun 09, 2017
UK billionaire Richard Branson presents petition before UN General Assembly to protect oceansVirgin Group founder Richard Branson presented a petition to the UN General Assembly, urging governments to protect at least 30 per cent of oceans by 2030.
May 20, 2017
Sundarbans' wildlife at greater danger due to increased industrial activities, says IUCN reportThe Sundarbans, a natural world heritage site spread across India and Bangladesh, is facing major threats from increased shipping and industrial activities, says IUCN
Sep 08, 2015
India gets first restaurant for vultures to save the birds from extinctionNumbers of white-backed vultures - once the most common large raptor in the world - have collapsed by more than 99 per cent across the Indian subcontinent.
Jun 17, 2013
Govt gives clearance to track Great Indian Bustard by satelliteThe Great Indian Bustard, one of the critically endangered flying bird species in the world, will soon be tracked by satellite by the Wildlife Institute of India to understand the movement of this rare bird and its preferred habitat.