A study by Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) has suggested that high-tension transmission cables should be laid underground in areas with a high concentration of birds vulnerable to collision.

The arrival of winged visitors to Chilika Lake, the biggest waterfowl habitat in the country, has dropped this season with 1.58 lakh fewer migratory birds sighted than the previous season.

Ornithologists said the number of birds had perhaps dwindled due to effect of cyclone Phailin.

At a time when national and international agencies are trying to save vultures, which are on the verge of extinction, sighting of around 216 vultures and 21 nests, including white-backed vulture (g

Rajkot: Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) and Ahmedabad district collectorate will hold a public hearing for environmental impact assessment for the proposed Dholera Special Investment Region

Ahmedabad: Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has directed Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan to have state-level recovery plans for the Great Indian Bustard.

Gujarat principal chief conservator of forests C N Pandey said, “We had met experts recently and have now prepared a draft report, which has been approved and is in the final stages.”

Pune: A debate is brewing between researchers over the proposed study of the critically endangered forest owlet near Melghat tiger reserve.

While a section of experts emphasized the importance of research for the conservation of vulnerable species, activists and some scientists maintain that the bird can survive without any studies. Researchers are cut up about claims that the bird had become extinct in areas where similar research was carried out were ‘baseless’.

AHMEDABAD: The latest 'red list' of endangered bird species released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) includes 15 Indian bird species, three of which are found mainly in

NAGPUR: The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) decision to allow capture of 20 forest owlets in east and west Melghat divisions outside Melghat Tiger Reserve (MTR) has come in for sharp cri

Fifteen bird species in India remain critically endangered and three bird species that were in the ‘least concern’ category, so far, face greater danger than before, as per the recently-released In

PATNA: With avian visitors as far as from Ladakh, China border and Europe flocking the Gangetic wetlands, the state has turned into a bird watchers' delight.

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