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Did poachers kill more Kerala jumbos? No. Fight with man over space did them in
DhineshKallungal
The New Indian Express , Sunday, March 12, 2017

KOCHI: Elephant poaching in Kerala grabbed national headlines a year ago after poachers confessed they had killed around 20 elephants. However, data from the Forest Department reveals there is a b ...More


Peacocks being killed in India for ayurvedic, unani medicines: WWF
DECCAN CHRONICLE , Saturday, March 11, 2017

There has been a lot of controversy about gestures to respect national symbols like the national flag or national anthem in our country lately. But a shocking report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has ...More


Endangered snow leopard massacred for fur coats and home decorations in India
Baishali Adak
India Today , Saturday, March 11, 2017

The snow leopard, native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia, and listed as endangered on the IUCN red list of threatened species, is being hunted at the rate of up to 45 a year in India. ...More


Two Indian cormorant birds found shot dead near Castle Mill
Freny Fernandes
The Times of India , Saturday, March 11, 2017

THANE: Two Indian Cormorant birds were found shot dead at AmbeGhosale Lake in Castle Mill area on Friday. A resident of Castle Mill spotted a man in a boat in the middle of the lake shooting the bird ...More


Rare ducks comb city marshes in extended stay
The Times of India , Friday, March 10, 2017

CHENNAI: The ducks with glistening blue black feathers and a striking dark comb are back in the city. This time they are here in a larger flock and on an extended stay. More than 50 migratory Comb Duc ...More


21 tigers dead in just 65 days. 2017 could well be a very bad year for India's tigers
RanjeetJadhav
Mid – Day , Thursday, March 09, 2017

The big cat's future looks grim. As per data compiled by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), a statutory body under the ministry of environment and forests, and uploaded on Tigernet -- t ...More


Endangered Pangolin rescued and brought to Nandankanan
Pragativadi , Thursday, March 09, 2017

Bhubaneswar: Forest officials have rescued a critically endangered Pangolin near Chunukoli under Chandaka Police station on Tuesday. The half-grown pangolin, known as Bajrakapta in native language wa ...More


Bad year for tigers? 21 big cats dead in 65 days of 2017
DNA India , Thursday, March 09, 2017

The number of Indian tigers had hit an all time low of 1,411 in 2006, however the estimated tiger population in India had drastically improved to 2,226 in 2014. Now, according to a Mid-Day report, a ...More


White Rhino Shot, Horns Sawn Off By Poachers At French Zoo
The HANS India , Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Intruders at a French zoo have shot dead a white rhino and hacked off its horns in a grizzly overnight poaching incident, the police and the zoo said on Tuesday. The perpetrators forced the main ...More


No excessive force being used to protect rhinos: NGOs
The Assam Tribune , Wednesday, March 08, 2017

GUWAHATI, March 7 - Leading wildlife NGOs working in and around Kaziranga National Park today refuted allegations made by international organisations that “excessive force” was being used at Kaziranga ...More


White rhino killed by poachers at French zoo
AFP
Business Standard , Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Intruders at a French zoo have shot dead a white rhino and hacked off its horns in a grisly overnight poaching incident, police and the zoo said today. The perpetrators forced the main gate to Tho ...More


Rhino shot, horn cut off in Paris preserve
IANS
Business Standard , Wednesday, March 08, 2017

A rhino is dead after poachers sawed off one of its horns at a wildlife preserve in the suburbs of Paris, a media report said. The poachers broke into the Thoiry Zoo forcing an outer gate and several ...More


White rhino shot dead in French zoo, horn sawn off
Reuters , Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Poachers broke into a French zoo, shot dead a rare white rhinoceros and sawed off its horn in what is believed to be the first time in Europe that a rhino in captivity has been attacked and killed. T ...More


Open wells are a hazard for wildlife: 1,500 animals died in the last 10 years
Badri Chatterjee
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Around 1,500 animals, including leopards, jackals, civets, jungle cats , wolves and hyenas, have died after accidentally falling into open wells around forests, making them a hazard to wildlife. Data ...More


Six peacock carcasses found in Bundi
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Wednesday, March 08, 2017

The carcasses of four peacocks and two two peahens have been found here with forest officials suspecting that poachers might have killed them. Wildlife activists say there have been more than 30 d ...More


2 held on poaching charge
The Hindu , Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Two more persons were arrested at Meenangadi on Monday on the charge of poaching in the Kuppadi forest station limit under the Kurichyad forest range of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. The accused ha ...More


2 held on poaching charge
The Hindu , Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Two more persons were arrested at Meenangadi on Monday on the charge of poaching in the Kuppadi forest station limit under the Kurichyad forest range of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary. The accused ha ...More


Poachers kill rare giant elephant in Kenya
AFP
Business Standard , Tuesday, March 07, 2017

One of Africa's oldest and largest elephants was killed by poachers in Kenya today, according to a conservation group that protects the dwindling group of giant "tuskers". Richard Moller of the Ts ...More


5 peacocks found dead in Rajasthan, forest department suspects poaching
Shashank Shekhar
India Today , Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Discovery of five dead peacocks in Bundi district of Rajasthan has ruffled many a feather in the state forest department. On Monday, a day after the hideous incident, senior wildlife officials descend ...More


Poachers kill rare giant elephant in Kenya
AFP
Business Standard , Tuesday, March 07, 2017

One of Africa's oldest and largest elephants was killed by poachers in Kenya today, according to a conservation group that protects the dwindling group of giant "tuskers". Richard Moller of the Ts ...More


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