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15 vulture species facing extinction set to get global protection

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of species threatened with extinction has listed a majority of these vulture species as critically endangered, indicating a very high risk of extinction in the wild. Zee News, 3 weeks ago

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Customs seizes banned Red Sanders wood worth over Rs 60 lakh

Customs sleuths today seized a huge quantity of banned Red Sanders wood worth over Rs 60 lakh, officials said here. Acting on specific intelligence inputs received, a team of the Custom officials seized 110 logs of Red Sander (Pterocarpus santalinus) weighing ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Captive breeding brings fresh lease of life to rare turtles

Captive breeding brings fresh lease of life to rare turtles SIVASISH THAKUR GUWAHATI, Aug 20 - The rare black soft-shell turtle already categorized as extinct in the wild by IUCN could get a fresh lease of life, thanks to a captive breeding initiative at the ...
 The Assam Tribune1 month ago

Critically endangered Siamese crocodile eggs hatched in Cambodia

Listed on International Union for Conservation of Nature`s (IUCN) red list as critically endangered, the global population of Siamese crocodiles is declining at an alarming rate. New Delhi: The US-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) on Wednesday ...
 Zee News2 months ago

Elephant Census : With more than 6000 jumbos, Karnataka tops the list

Karnataka houses the maximum number of wild elephants in India, says the latest elephant census report of the union environment ministry. With 6,049 jumbos in the wild, the state tops Indias elephant list followed by Assam (5,719) and Kerala (3,054). The ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

In deep waters

River Tungabhadra is a confluence of two tributaries, Tunga and Bhadra. From Koodli in Shivamogga district, River Tungabhadra passes through different places such as Harihara, Hospet and Hampi along its 531-km route to join River Krishna at Gondimall near ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Ban on shark fin exports to affect Kerala’s fishing industry

Thoppumpady: A new controversy has surfaced in the state fisheries sector with the recent seizure of shark fins at Kochi which was meant for exports. Matysathozhilali Aikyavedi Convenor Charles George said banning shark fin exports in the country is totally ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago

Tiger census in Bangladesh Sundarbans to confirm population by 2019

Dhaka, July 29 (IANS) The exact number of tigers living in the Bangladesh part of the Sundarbans will be determined by 2019, officials conducting a census in the country's lone natural tiger habitat have said. THE Bangladesh Forest Department is conducting ...
 Sify2 months ago
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