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Puff-Throated Babbler Spotted in Rajasthan

The spotting of a new species of babbler bird has added a new dimension to Rajasthan's rich biodiversity. The small resident bird spotted in...

Threat To Wildlife of Ganges By Waste Fishing Gear

Researchers have found that waste fishing gear in the Ganges poses a serious threat to wildlife including otters, turtles, and dolphins. The study, published in...

4,400 Species Across The Globe Are At Risk Due To Changes In Wildfire Intensity

Changes in wildfire intensity and frequency driven by human activities are putting at risk more than 4,400 species across the globe, says a study....

Amur Falcons Travel 33K Km To Visit India And Then Somalia

Flying thousands of kilometers from their breeding grounds in northern China and eastern Mongolia, nearly a million Amur falcons, a small grey bird of...

Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram Take Steps to Protect Endangered Clouded Leopard

By Sujit Chakraborty Three northeastern states -- Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram -- are taking steps to protect the endangered clouded leopard, which was listed as...

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...

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