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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...

Australia to Protect Endangered Koala Bears from Urban Development

By Phil Mercer Officials in Australia say a large housing development project could be blocked to protect endangered koala bears in one of the...

World Tiger Day: The Effects of Pandemic on Wildlife

By Siddhi Jain The ongoing pandemic has not only affected humans, but also impacted all species on Earth; bringing a stronger focus the inextricablehuman-wildlife connect. According...

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...

Mystery Deaths of At Least 275 Elephants in Africa, Probe Launched

Botswana is investigating a growing number of unexplained deaths of elephants, having confirmed 275 had died, up from 154 two weeks ago, the government...

Travel Virtually To These Places Amidst Lockdown

Travel is one of the most rewarding and enriching adventures one can indulge in. Every year, travel enthusiasts from across the world plan their...

Wildlife Poaching Incidents Double Amid COVID Lockdown: Study

Poaching incidents for consumption and local trade have more than doubled during the lockdown period, according to a recent study. A report published by...

Responsible Human Behaviour has Helped Animals: WWF

Venice, the beautiful Italian city where nature meets culture, was recently in news, when calm returned to its overtourism-affected waters with aquatic life shining...

While the Humans Are Caged Amid the Lockdown, Wildlife and Nature Enjoys

By Kanan Parmar How many of you remember that before the COVID-19 pandemic, the earth was facing another crisis- the environmental crisis? Amid the lockdown, social...

Here’s How Bird Photography Leads to Discovery of New Species

BY VISHAL GULATI Bird photography as a hobby and profession has taken off to a major extent in India. It has led to important discoveries...

No More Monkeys Dangling in Himachal Pradesh Due to Lockdown

BY VISHAL GULATI For the monkeys, it's no more business as usual in Himachal Pradesh tourist resorts, for now. In the absence of adequate food in...

Team Lioness Aims to Fight Poachers in Amboseli National Park in Kenya

By Lenny Ruvaga Kenya’s Amboseli National Park is home to herds of elephants that have been the target of poachers trafficking in the illicit trade in...

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...

Time to Revisit the List of Marine Elasmobranchs: Marine Experts

Leading marine experts on Saturday demanded that its time for revisiting the list of  elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) in the Wildlife Protection Act (1972). This...

Snake is the Most Probable Wildlife Animal Reservoir of Novel Coronavirus: Study

A study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Medical Virology showed that snake is the most probable wildlife animal reservoir for the novel...

Know About the Impact of Bushfires in Australia on Wildlife

By Phil Mercer More than 1 billion animals have been killed in bushfires in the Australian state of New South Wales, according to leading wildlife experts. Bushfires...

Central American Countries Rally to Protest For Conservation of Forests

Central American countries are teaming up to conserve the region's five great forests as part of a regional climate action plan released at U.N....

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...

Counting for Snow Leopards to begin, Plan to Double Numbers

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday that a protocol has been decided among the member countries to be the roadmap for enumeration of...

Aligarh Muslim University to Tie Up with Uttar Pradesh’s Wildlife Department

Research scholars in the Department of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, will now share their expertise with Uttar Pradesh's wildlife department. The experts will...

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Kongonaphon Kely: A Pocket-Sized Dinosaur Forerunner, Smaller Than a Cellphone

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