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Report highlights illegal trade in bear parts

Report highlights illegal trade in bear parts

India is home to four bear species —the sloth bear (pictured), the brown bear, the Asiatic or Himalayan black bear and the sun bear. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Parts of as many as 2,800 bears were seized in Asia over 12 years, according to a ..., 1 week ago
International Business Times UK

We Are In Early Stages of Sixth Mass Biological Extinction Event: Scientists

Large animals like elephants, rhinoceros, polar bears and countless other species worldwide face the highest rate of decline.Reuters The planet's biodiversity may be reaching a tipping point and we could be in the early days of a sixth mass ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago

Wildlife organisations blame railways, forest dept for elephant deaths

Various wildlife organisations from the Dooars region have blamed the Indian Railways and the forest department for rising elephant deaths in train related accidents. Elephant deaths have been frequent in the region since 2000, yet the two ...
 The Echo Of India1 month ago

Wild elephants trample teacher to death in Meghalaya

: A school teacher was Thursday trampled to death by wild elephants in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, an official said. Warson Ch. Sangma, a 31-year-old lower primary school teacher, was killed around 2 a.m. at Gangbanga village, when ...
 ProKerala.com2 months ago Tuskers trample teacher to death  Nagaland Post2 months ago
International Business Times UK

Fascinating Close-Up Photographs Of Wild Animals Skin And Fur

Reticulated giraffe After feeling intrigued while viewing a photo of an elephant's abdomen that was taken in a zoo, photographer Yusuke Sakai explored other animals to study its beautiful exterior of skin, feathers, and fur. In the ongoing ...
 TAXI2 weeks ago Animal Selfies: Wildlife Photographs Taken by Remotely-Activated Camera Traps in India  International Business Times UK1 month ago
Irish Mirror

How did these four elephants end up getting addicted to HEROIN?

Conservationists believe the group are now "clean" of drugs - but how did they become junkies in the first place? Four elephants who were addicted to HEROIN are now "clean" thanks to a drug-treatment programme, conservationists say. The group ...
 Irish Mirror1 month ago
Global Times

Elephants kick drug habit

Chen Jiming of the local Asian elephant breeding center poses with a wild elephant in the Wild Elephant Valley in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, on June 21, 2014. Photo: IC As many elephants are hunted ...
 Global Times1 month ago

UNDP and Iran team to save Asiatic cheetah

Iranian environmental officials are working with the United Nations to help save the Asiatic cheetah. Though they once roamed much of the Middle East and Asia, there are now only approximately 50 Asiatic cheetahs, all confined the northeast regions ...
 Terra Daily2 months ago

10 best nighttime adventures

(CNN) -- Some things are just better after dark. Just because the sun goes down doesn't mean you have to turn in, too. Swimming with manta rays in Hawaii The waters off the Big Island of Hawaii's Kona Coast are known for their manta rays: ...
 CNN3 days ago 10 of world's best after dark adventures  CNN4 days ago 10 of the world's best nighttime adventures  Channel40004 days ago

Korean Hero Yi Sun-Sin Hits the Big Time

The movie Myeongnyang, about national hero Yi Sun-sin's greatest victory in the Imjin War, recently opened in North America after smashing box office records in Korea. With the English title The Admiral: Roaring Currents, it has been hailed as ...
 Seoul Times4 days ago
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