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World’s Wildlife Population Dropped by 68% in 4 Decades Due to Human Activity

A report released Thursday by the nonprofit conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said the world's wildlife populations have plunged by an average of...

World Nature Conservation Day: Here’s How You Can Contribute

By Muskan Bhatnagar July 28 is marked globally as World Nature Conservation Day, which reminds us of the importance of nature in our day to...

Amazon Witnesses Highest Monthly Deforestation Level Since 2015

The Brazilian government said that the Amazon rainforest witnessed deforestation of a record 829 sq km in May, the highest monthly level since 2015. On...

Monitoring Method May Help To Conserve Lions in India

An alternative method of monitoring endangered lions in India can help improve estimates of their numbers and also in making informed conservation policy and...

Conservationists take Clive Palmer to Court to Save Queensland’s Bimblebox Nature Refuge, but Citizen Action is Also Needed

The Bimblebox Nature Refuge, a well-beloved Queensland gem, is facing its toughest challenge to date. It was purchased by private individuals in 2008, when...

Here’s how a Small Stretch of Ocean Boosted a Conservation Movement

From the surface, these 22 square miles of water are unexceptional.But dip beneath the surface — go down 60 or 70 feet — and...

Sambhar Lake Becomes Death Bed for Large Number of Birds

A deadly game of survival is on in the Sambhar lake of Rajasthan for decades -- salt versus birds. The result came a few...

It’s Time To Save Endangered Gorillas

Deep in the rainforest of Volcanoes National Park, a 23-year-old female gorilla named Kurudi feeds on a stand of wild celery. She bends the...

Group of Activists Trying to Persuade International Conservation Conference to Ban Trophy Hunting

A group of activists is trying to persuade an international conservation conference to ban trophy hunting, which outrages some animal lovers but has long...

Conservation Win: Population Of Mountain Gorilla Goes Up

 There are more gorillas in the mist — a rare conservation success story, scientists say. After facing near-extinction, mountain gorillas are slowly rebounding. On Wednesday,...

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Fund Himachal For Biodiversity Conservation

Himachal Pradesh will manage and improve its forest ecosystems under a Rs 800-crore project funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), official sources said on Sunday. JICA-India official Katsuo...

5 Simple Ways to Conserve Water in Your Home

Water is one of the most abundant substances on earth, but that doesn't mean it's free or endless. Not only can practicing simple water...

World Environment Day on June 5: Here is what you can do to honor this ‘Global Festival’

Every year on the 5th June the world celebrates environment day  People spread awareness on how to improve the environment and its importance June...

Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to start conservation work for the 17th century Sundarnarayan Temple

Nashik, May 8, 2017: The conservation work for the 17th century Sundarnarayan Temple will soon be initiated by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). In July...

Unspoiled lands disappearing from face of the Earth at an alarming pace, finds Study

Only 11.6 million square miles remain worldwide as biologically and ecologically intact regions without notable human disturbance The wilderness losses in the past two...

Bhutan is fighting hard to conserve the Threatened Iconic Fish ‘Golden Mahseer’

The golden mahseer of Bhutan is also known as 'Tor putitora' The Bhutan government is taking steps to conserve it by allocating hatcheries...

Re-Wilding : Win or loss

https://youtu.be/vfgDKOn84r4 Something extraordinary is happening at the Pleistocene Park in Siberia. For the first time in ten thousand years - Wild horses, oxen and reindeers are...

Northeast India’s video documentation hub coaching youth in conservation

Kolkata: Digitally archiving wildlife and environment is a key resource in conservation, says environmental filmmaker Rita Banerji, who kick-started northeast India's first youth and community...

The saga of fluctuating oil prices: Every drop is govt’s achievement, hike is blamed on international fluctuations

By Harshmeet Singh Right before the recent Delhi elections in February this year, the BJP, boosted by its success in the Lok Sabha elections and...

How Hollywood actor Leonardo Di Caprio plans to save this island in Belize

By NewsGram Staff Writer The Oscar nominated actor cum environmentalist, Leonardo Di Caprio has plans to heal an island soon and turn it into an...

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