Jaipur: The first windmills of Jaisalmer came up in 2001. Since then, the desert has become among the largest windfarms in the world.

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.

Jaisalmer: Unregulated windmills coming up in the Desert National Park (DNP) at Jaisalmer are posing a serious threat to the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) which has been categorised as "critically end

Jaisalmer: Heavy rains in Jaisalmer and illegal farming, especially at Desert National Park (DNP) and other areas where Great Indian Bustard (GIB) roam freely, are creating problem for the newly bo

State animal Chinkara, the state bird Great Indian Bustard and the national bird Peacock can all be offered over dinner in Rajasthan.

Following an order of the Supreme Court on a petition on Monday, the green nod given to nine government and private projects in Gujarat by the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has been kept in ab

The state bird conservation plan is caught up in bureaucratic red-tapism.

The petroleum ministry has asked the environment and forest ministry to expedite determining the extent of protected Gulf of Mannar biosphere reserve that overlaps with a Cauvery offshore block whi

A recent incident of alleged poaching of a Great Indian Bustard -- the State bird of Rajasthan listed in the “critically endangered” category -- near the famous Sam sand dunes in Jaisalmer district has shocked environmentalists who have blamed poor wildlife management and lack of protective measures for the crime.

Some hunters travelling in two vehicles allegedly shot dead a Great Indian Bustard in broad daylight in Sudasari area forming part of the Desert National Park on December 20 and took away the dead bird. A shepherd saw the act and complained to the forest authorities.

JAIPUR: Anticipating the critical situation and high probability of extinction of the Great Indian Bustard (GIB), the state forest department is ready with an action plan to revive the population o