Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla) populations have undergone significant declines at core nonbreeding sites in northeastern South America. Breeding populations have also declined in the eastern North American Arctic, but appear to be stable or increasing in the central and western Arctic.

For the first time in 24 years, this report comprehensively summarizes the status — population size and population trends — of Antarctica’s five penguin species, continent-wide and in key regions. These species total at least 5.7 million breeding pairs nesting at 660 or more sites across the entire Antarctic continent.

“Mindless urbanisation” leading to a loss of the birds’ natural habitats, says Mohammed Dilawar.

JAISALMER: The Census on Schedule I species, including Godawan (Great Indian Bustard), began on Sunday at the Desert National Park (DNP) and other areas of Barmer, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur.

South African power utility, Eskom, states that its partnership with the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) has finally yielded results following three years of research.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Dileep B.Nevatia V/s Union of India & Others dated 01/03/2017 regarding CRZ clearance to Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link (MTHL) project across Mumbai Harbour.

Only surviving issue is the compliance of the directions to the MoEF to consider the issue relating to applicability of Environmental Regulation, 2006, effect on mangroves, flamingos and mudflats, besides other impacts while dealing with the application for CRZ clearance afresh.

Onset of early summer has triggered early return of migratory birds from the region.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Tilok Ram Vs State of Rajasthan dated 20/02/2017 regarding illegal mining in the catchment area of the Sardar Samand Lake in Distric Pali, Rajasthan.

Cameroon has confirmed a case of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus in the northern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report fro

Although it is widely accepted that future climatic change—if unabated—is likely to have major impacts on biodiversity, few studies have attempted to quantify the number of species whose populations have already been impacted by climate change. Using a systematic review of published literature, we identified mammals and birds for which there is evidence that they have already been impacted by climate change. We modelled the relationships between observed responses and intrinsic (for example, body mass) and spatial traits (for example, temperature seasonality within the geographic range).

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