Tag: Wildlife

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  • ‘India with 3000 tigers is one of biggest and safest habitats in world’: PM Modi

    ‘India with 3000 tigers is one of biggest and safest habitats in world’: PM Modi

    Ahead of the release of the report, the Prime had tweeted that the Government of India was committed to taking all possible steps and supporting all efforts to protect tigers.

    July 29, 2019
  • Magnified effect

    Magnified effect

    Only 38 per cent of tropical forest can protect wildlife from rising temperatures as a result of deforestation, increasing the likelihood that vulnerable species will go extinct.

    July 17, 2019
  • Elephants at my doorstep!

    Elephants at my doorstep!

    It was more than 48 hours since the huge animals had wandered onto the doorstep of Kolkata and tranquilisers, flames and skills used to sedate and pack them off to their new home. Here's a first person account of every bit of the action

    February 24, 2019
  • Clean chit to wildlife conservation

    Clean chit to wildlife conservation

    A research shows that fitting radio collars, which enable monitoring of numbers and movement of animals, does not compromise on their safety

    February 12, 2019
  • In harmony with the wild

    In harmony with the wild

    Driven to the brink, tigers in India have a sad tale to narrate. Poached for their skin and bones, the regal big cat, which is ironically India's national animal, faces several challenges in its quest to survive. Kanika Tripathi takes the tiger trail to unravel its tale.

    December 27, 2018
  • Considering ecological concerns

    Considering ecological concerns

    Society for Protecting Ophiofauna and Animal Rights is not only involved in conservation of faunal biodiversity but also is determined to safeguard the habitat of snakes.

    December 14, 2018
  • Bhutan wall on animal corridor raises eyebrows

    Bhutan wall on animal corridor raises eyebrows

    We have recently noticed a concrete wall on the Indo-Bhutan border area. Construction of such a wall along the international border will be detrimental for wildlife for the corridor will be closed, leading to increase in human and wildlife conflicts on both the sides, said state forest minister Binay Krishna Barman.

    November 9, 2018
  • Over-exploitation of nature wipes out 60 per cent wildlife: WWF report

    Over-exploitation of nature wipes out 60 per cent wildlife: WWF report

    “These are hard times… Nature globally provides services worth around $125 trillion a year… we need more research, efforts from government, business and financial sectors, researchers and conservation communities to revive the planet,” said Ravi Singh, Secretary General and CEO, WWF-India.

    October 30, 2018
  • Officials ‘map’ monkeys in Shimla

    Officials ‘map’ monkeys in Shimla

    Report submitted to chief wildlife warden estimated that there are over 1700 monkeys in the state capital.

    September 21, 2018
  • Turning to technology

    Turning to technology

    With mental health problems on the rise, more medications are finding their way into rivers and estuaries. Here's how the antidepressants polluting our waters could change animal behaviour.

    August 22, 2018
  • Dia Mirza launches ‘wild anthem’

    Dia Mirza launches ‘wild anthem’

    Actress-producer Dia Mirza, also an activist for clean and green environment, on Sunday unveiled a ‘wild anthem’ titled “Mere desh ki zameen”. Singers Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Benny Dayal, Vishal Dadlani and Clinton Cerejo have lent their voices for the song. “This was my dream. To give India a ‘wild anthem’, a song that would …

    August 13, 2018
  • Wildlife | Official Trailer | Jake Gyllenhaal | Carey Mulligan
  • Raveena Tandon’s wildlife photography to be exhibited

    Raveena Tandon’s wildlife photography to be exhibited

    Actress Raveena Tandon will showcase her wildlife photographs alongside the works of 75 wildlife photographers for a cause. Raveena, in support of Sarita Subramaniam and PV Subramaniam, is joining the Earth Brigade Foundation’s effort to help avert a water crisis in wildlife sanctuaries. The actress said in a statement: “Wildlife is my passion and capturing …

    May 24, 2018
  • Salman Khan convicted | All you need to know about poaching case

    Salman Khan convicted | All you need to know about poaching case

    The four other accused – actors Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam – have been acquitted in the case related to the killing of a blackbuck at a village in Jodhpur on 2 October 1998.

    April 5, 2018
  • Brave boy saves uncle from crocodile attack

    Brave boy saves uncle from crocodile attack

    A 12-year-old boy from a remote village of Odisha’s Kendrapara district displayed exemplary courage to save his 26-year-old uncle from claws of death following attack by a furious estuarine crocodile. The survivor Binod Mallick, an inland fisherman from Kandira village, is undergoing treatment at a government run hospital in Rajnagar recalled the harrowing experience and …

    February 22, 2018
  • Six lions, 74 vultures poisoned to death in Tanzania

    Six lions, 74 vultures poisoned to death in Tanzania

    Six lions and 74 vultures were found dead near a national park in southern Tanzania this week after they were poisoned to death, authorities. Permanent Secretary for Natural Resources and Tourism Gaudence Milanzi said on Friday the way the animals were killed suggested they had been poisoned by local herdsmen amid an escalating human-wildlife conflict …

    February 17, 2018
  • Injured snow leopard rescued in Leh

    Injured snow leopard rescued in Leh

    A badly injured snow leopard rescued on Monday near Leh showed some signs of recovery on Tuesday, but the wildlife authorities were in a “wait and watch” mode. The animal belonging to the endangered species was found lying in a field in the Liktse village near Leh. Leh based wildlife officer Pankaj Raina was hopeful that the snow leopard …

    January 30, 2018