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India starts work on Rhino DNA database to curb poaching
Malavika Vyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Friday, November 24, 2017

India is creating a DNA database to hold genetic information of its rhino population in a bid to curb poaching of the endangered species whose horns are in great demand in the illegal wildlife trade. ...More


Poaching threatens Europe's last pristine forests: UN Environment
IANS
Zee News , Friday, November 24, 2017

New Delhi: The Carpathian forests, home to the largest remaining populations of brown bears, wolves and lynx across 15 countries in central and eastern Europe, are frequently exposed to poaching, the ...More


India starts work on Rhino DNA database to curb poaching
Malavika Vyawahare
The Hindustan Times , Friday, November 24, 2017

India is creating a DNA database to hold genetic information of its rhino population in a bid to curb poaching of the endangered species whose horns are in great demand in the illegal wildlife trade. ...More


Rhinos set to return to Chad
The Hindu , Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Deal signed with South Africa, sees re-introduction of endangered black rhinos to Chad after decades South Africa and Chad on Sunday signed an agreement that will see the re-introduction next year of ...More


Black rhinos to be re-introduced in Chad post deal with South Africa
Zee News , Tuesday, October 10, 2017

New Delhi: Decades after it was last seen in Chad, the critically endangered species of Black Rhinos may soon make an appearance again after an agreement was signed between South Africa and the centra ...More


Elephant goes missing in Dehradun, poaching feared
Prithviraj SIngh
The Hindustan Times , Monday, October 09, 2017

An elephant, which had been frequently entering villages near Dehradun for more than a fortnight causing panic among the villagers, has suddenly gone missing giving rise to the suspicion that the anim ...More


CM awards Forest, Police officials for cracking rhino poaching case
The Assam Tribune , Monday, October 09, 2017

BAIHATA CHARIALI, Oct 8 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal gave away awards and certificates to two forest officers of North Kamrup Division of forest office, an NGO official and two police officers ...More


Black rhinos to be reintroduced to Chad, following South Africa deal
PTI
The Asian Age , Monday, October 09, 2017

Johannesburg: South Africa and Chad have signed an agreement that will see the re-introduction next year of critically endangered black rhino to the central African country, decades after it was last ...More


Black rhino to soon make a comeback to Chad after South Africa deal
PTI
Deccan Chronicle , Monday, October 09, 2017

Johannesburg: South Africa and Chad have signed an agreement that will see the re-introduction next year of critically endangered black rhino to the central African country, decades after it was last ...More


MP lost 17 tigers in 2017: NTCA
Press Trust of India
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, October 07, 2017

Madhya Pradesh, once popularly known as the ‘tiger state’, has lost 17 big cats so far this year, as per the figures of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). India is celebrating Wildlife ...More


Centre decentralises management of wetlands; 'Wise Use' principle to widen ambit of permitted activities
VISHWA MOHAN
The Economic Times , Thursday, September 28, 2017

NEW DELHI: Seeking to protect over 2 lakh wetlands across the country, the Centre has come out with rules to identify and manage these ecologically fragile areas which play an important role in flood ...More


In a first, India and Nepal set to count their tigers at same time
Nihi Sharma
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, September 28, 2017

For the first time, the exhaustive exercise of the annual tiger estimation in India will be done in coordination with Nepal which shares forest corridors used by wild animals, including the big cat, ...More


Poachers Target Africa’s Lions, Vultures With Poison
The Delhi Times , Thursday, September 28, 2017

Hundreds of vultures in Namibia died after feeding on an elephant carcass that poachers had poisoned. Poachers in Zimbabwe used cyanide to kill dozens of elephants for their ivory tusks. In Mozambique ...More


Tigers in the wild: Viewing the stealthy, large cats in India
AP
The Asian Age , Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Going on safari to India to photograph tigers in the wild is an unrivaled experience. These are the world’s largest cats. They are stealthy, solitary, spectacular and scarce. But sighting one in its ...More


Madhya Pradesh loses two more young tigers; 15 in 9 months
P Naveen
The Times of India , Tuesday, September 26, 2017

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradeshlost two more young tigers from its reserves in the last 24 hours, taking toll to 15 since January this year. Thirty tiger deaths were reported died in 2016.While a two-year old ...More


Hoolock Gibbon baby born in rehab centre
The Assam Tribune , Monday, September 25, 2017

TURA, Sept 24 - The Hoolock Gibbon population in Garo Hills region got a boost last week with the birth of a male baby of the highly endangered species at HURO programme rehabilitation centre in Silso ...More


Snow leopard now no longer endangered
The Economic Times , Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The snow leopard is no longer an endangered species, but its population in the wild is still at risk because of poaching and habitat loss, conservationists said this week. The International Union for ...More


Poaching pushes waterfowl species to brink of extinction
Vishal Gulati
The Weekend Leader , Friday, September 15, 2017

Crossing national and international boundaries, millions of migratory birds descend on India to avoid the extreme winter chill in their native habitats. Many of them never return to their breeding gro ...More


Snow Leopard no longer ‘endangered,’ Christmas Island Pipistrelle is gone: IUCN
The Hindustan Times , Friday, September 15, 2017

The International Union of Concerned Scientists (IUCN) downlisted the Snow Leopard from its list of endangered species. With the update to the widely cited ‘Red List’ on Thursday the list now include ...More


New global status for snow leopard will help conservation: Experts
Vishal Gulati
The Avenue Mail , Friday, September 15, 2017

New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The highly elusive snow leopard, also found in India’s alpine and high-altitude regions of the Himalayas, got a new global protection and conservation status on Thursday that ...More


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