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International wildlife forensics e-conference ends, draws attention to wildlife crime, biotech solutions
India

International wildlife forensics e-conference ends, draws attention to wildlife crime, biotech solutions

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar explained India's need for wildlife forensics in conservation efforts for big cats to marine life.

In 10 Indian Champions Who are Fighting to Save the Planet, stories of pragmatism amid climate change
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In 10 Indian Champions Who are Fighting to Save the Planet, stories of pragmatism amid climate change

The people featured in the book recognise the natural world has irreversibly changed and are adapting to that new reality by drawing attention to climate change in novel ways.

List of all creatures, large and small: First universal 'list of species' on Earth, in the making
World

List of all creatures, large and small: First universal 'list of species' on Earth, in the making

No single, agreed-upon list of species exists. Researchers say some iconic animals even have competing lists.

Even as the return of a tiger to Ajanta after over 50 years shows their resilience, conservation requires trust with local people
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Even as the return of a tiger to Ajanta after over 50 years shows their resilience, conservation requires trust with local people

With TPWL-T1C1 as tigers return to Ajanta, prioritising conservation over human safety needs trust between the people who want to see these animals protected, and the people who will live with the animals that have been protected.

One-horned rhino calf welcomed by conservationists, Assamese in celebration of a concerted effort to save the species
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One-horned rhino calf welcomed by conservationists, Assamese in celebration of a concerted effort to save the species

The newborn is seen as a big win for conservationists and efforts towards protecting the critically-threatened rhino species — the pride of Assam and the Assamese people.

Australia's wildfires undo decades of conservation work done on Kangaroo island
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Australia's wildfires undo decades of conservation work done on Kangaroo island

The Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park is caring for about 18 burned koalas but had to euthanize many more.

How a tiny stretch of vibrant ocean stirred a global marine conservation movement
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How a tiny stretch of vibrant ocean stirred a global marine conservation movement

In the decades since Gray’s Reef was developed, many stringently protected zones have popped up all over the world.

River Ganga and its boats have become far too noisy for the river dolphins to communicate
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River Ganga and its boats have become far too noisy for the river dolphins to communicate

Boats plying on the Ganga for cargo and leisure purposes is leading to an increase in underwater noise levels.

Bison herds at Yellowstone National parks create greener, more nutrient rich grazing fields
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Bison herds at Yellowstone National parks create greener, more nutrient rich grazing fields

Bison are capable ecosystem engineers, able to modify grasslands in a way that enhances their own grazing.

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

Wildlife Week 2019: How conserving nature's 'umbrella' species could benefit whole habitats
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Wildlife Week 2019: How conserving nature's 'umbrella' species could benefit whole habitats

Protecting a single 'umbrella' species could achieve the same result as multiple projects targeted at several.

Wildlife Week 2019: A saga of India's Turtle Man Friday and the sea turtles he is fighting to protect
India

Wildlife Week 2019: A saga of India's Turtle Man Friday and the sea turtles he is fighting to protect

Sea turtle have been around for the last 220 million years. since the time of the dinosaurs.

Wildlife Week 2019: India's tiger census points to an urgent need for peaceful ecosystems where humans, tigers coexist
India

Wildlife Week 2019: India's tiger census points to an urgent need for peaceful ecosystems where humans, tigers coexist

With 26,838 camera-traps that captured 76,523 tigers in the wild, coverage this census was 275% higher than 2014.

Wildlife Week 2019: India's tiger numbers have increased by 33% in 5 years, but that's not necessarily good news
India

Wildlife Week 2019: India's tiger numbers have increased by 33% in 5 years, but that's not necessarily good news

In 1968, a ban was implemented on tiger hunting and it was quickly followed by a ban on the export of skins.

Saving wildlife from power lines the focus of a new expert panel in Environment Ministry
India

Saving wildlife from power lines the focus of a new expert panel in Environment Ministry

The Environment ministry's wildlife panel intends to develop a national, long-term plan for electricity grid networks.

Protection for over a dozen shark species proposed by CITES, hit by opposition
science

Protection for over a dozen shark species proposed by CITES, hit by opposition

The Pew Trust estimates that 63 to 273 million sharks are killed every year, to feed the shark fin trade.

102 countries vote in CITES to ban trade of otters, place them on endangered list
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102 countries vote in CITES to ban trade of otters, place them on endangered list

This move will help in the survival of the species as their numbers have fallen by 30 percent in the past 30 years.

Tiger numbers in India have doubled since 2006, but their uneven distribution countrywide doesn't spell success
India

Tiger numbers in India have doubled since 2006, but their uneven distribution countrywide doesn't spell success

The report brings out the shrinking presence of tigers outside tiger reserves in the country and calls for sustainable approach to tiger conservation.

International Tiger Day: Signatories to announce progress on declaration to double population of big cat by 2022, take quiz to know more
India

International Tiger Day: Signatories to announce progress on declaration to double population of big cat by 2022, take quiz to know more

International Tiger Day is observed on 29 July as a reminder of the agreement to raise awareness about the decline of the global tiger population, which was signed by countries at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in Russia in 2010.

New census method implemented to document elephant population in Kaziranga
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New census method implemented to document elephant population in Kaziranga

Elephants get a unique ID based on their characteristic body feature like ear shape, tusk, tail length.