Researchers from the Seychelles Islands Foundation, which manages the remote Aldabra atoll, have introduced new methods to monitor the population of giant land tortoises there.

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian authorities said Friday they have halted field work for a new aerial wildlife census in the Selous-Mikumi ecosystem due to unusual field conditions.

Ajmer: It is important to create vulture rescue centres in the state and conduct regular census of them. This is the most precious species the world is losing rapidly.

Most population monitoring surveys of wild animals and plants are poorly designed, a new study says.

DEHRADUN: Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on World Elephant Day on Saturday said that Uttarakhand ranks sixth with 1,839 elephants.

Karnataka houses the maximum number of wild elephants in India, says the latest elephant census report of the union environment ministry.

An elephant census released by the Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change revealed an expansion in elephant areas, even while the jumbo population remained “stable” at 27,000.

A country-wide elephant census has pegged the number of pachyderms in the country at 27,000, of which 514 roam the forests of north Bengal.

Bijnor: The exact count of tigers falling prey to poachers’ bullets in Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) may not be known anytime soon due to the lack of coordination between Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhan

The Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary (Nagarahole) has seen an increase in tiger population and is all set to top the list in South India.

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