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Eight conservationists in Iran arrested for spying, corruption without proof in gross human right violation
World

Eight conservationists in Iran arrested for spying, corruption without proof in gross human right violation

The charges appear to be related to allegations that the conservationists used wildlife camera traps for the purpose of espionage.

India launches protocol for Snow leopard counts, urges other range nations to help double numbers
science

India launches protocol for Snow leopard counts, urges other range nations to help double numbers

Accurate counts for the Snow leopard are hard to come by, but estimates place them between 450-500 individuals in India.

Wildlife Week 2019: Just 19 of the most endangered mammal, the vaquita porpoise, still swim in the wild
science

Wildlife Week 2019: Just 19 of the most endangered mammal, the vaquita porpoise, still swim in the wild

The ongoing use of illegal gillnets for fishing, despite an emergency ban in Mexico, is driving the vaquitas to extinction.

Endangered Indian Star Tortoise gets bumped up to higher protection status: Report
India

Endangered Indian Star Tortoise gets bumped up to higher protection status: Report

The Indian star tortoise is the single most confiscated species of freshwater tortoise in the world.

Leatherback turtles in the Andamans: Highest number of turtle nests in a decade found this year
India

Leatherback turtles in the Andamans: Highest number of turtle nests in a decade found this year

Over 300 vulnerable sea turtle nests have been found by researchers & the forest department in the Andamans.

Last Royal Bengal tigers native to the Sunderbans may not survive climate change
science

Last Royal Bengal tigers native to the Sunderbans may not survive climate change

Climate change will affect tiger habitats more dramatically than sea level rise in the Sunderbans.

Extinctions of million species driven by mankind are looming, new UN report finds
science

Extinctions of million species driven by mankind are looming, new UN report finds

We can feed the coming billion people without destroying another inch of nature, report says.

Earth Day 2019: We need to protect our species to prevent a global ecosystem collapse
science

Earth Day 2019: We need to protect our species to prevent a global ecosystem collapse

Every species has a role to play in maintaining a balance in the natural world — relationships that are under threat today.

Overfishing, coral reef degradation threaten rare parrotfish species in Andaman
India

Overfishing, coral reef degradation threaten rare parrotfish species in Andaman

Protected areas like coral & algal cover significantly affect the distribution & abundance of these fish.

Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans on a rapid decline, may go extinct by 2070: Study
India

Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans on a rapid decline, may go extinct by 2070: Study

Sea level rise & climate change are twin threats to Bengal tigers and their last remaining stronghold.

Rare Hog Deer sub-species discovered in India in wildlife population diversity study
science

Rare Hog Deer sub-species discovered in India in wildlife population diversity study

The species' low genetic diversity makes it less suited to adapt to environmental changes: Researcher.

Eight critically-endangered Indian vultures to be released into the wild next year
science

Eight critically-endangered Indian vultures to be released into the wild next year

This effort is the second long-term project of its kind to preserve the endangered Indian vultures.

Eight bird species were wiped out this decade and likely extinct, finds new study
science

Eight bird species were wiped out this decade and likely extinct, finds new study

Nearly quarter of the extinctions were linked to hunting and trapping by human hands.