Once sighted in the thousands, the Blue-tailed bee-eater is a sparsely spotted bird these days.

Herders of the Tibetan ethnic group are leading the charge in protecting grasslands and biodiversity in their communities, thanks to support from the government and environmental groups.

The Bangalore-based Project Directorate on Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance (PDADMAS) has developed a Web-based interactive software to predict livestock diseases two months in advance in

In June, a group of Azeri bloggers posted a video in which a donkey holds a news conference before a circle of gravely nodding journalists. The video was a sly send-up of the government, which had been accused in the local media of paying exorbitantly to import donkeys. Two of the group that created the video, Adnan Hajizada and Emin Milli, 30, were arrested in the last week of July in

Pilgrimage comes to a halt horses, mules and donkeys in Uttarakhand are suffering from flu. The symptoms are the same as in human beings

Pack animals help reduce carbon dioxide pack animals, including horses and mules, are known to transport pilgrims and goods. Now, these animals serve another important purpose, a study has shown. They help reduce CO2 emissions. This, researchers concluded after studying six major valleys

Fiona Marshal and her international team of archaeologists were not really expecting to find donkeys while excavating a royal burial site in Egypt. For good reason. No animal has ever been found

Rare Wild Cyprus Donkey Threatened - Campaigners CYPRUS: April 3, 2008 NICOSIA - Conservationists who found 10 wild donkeys shot dead in northern Cyprus said on Wednesday the rare breed could disappear entirely if hunters continued to shoot them for sport. Environmentalists in the Karpas region believe many more of the brown donkeys had been killed since a 2003 study counted some 800 living in the wild.

PAKISTANIS are cutting down on eating beef and are moving towards chicken. Although chicken was previously considered a luxury dish, the growth of the poultry industry has led to a major slash in