STRANGE as it may sound, research projects aimed at saving small populations of endangered species may have actually helped sign their death sentences. This possibility is being seriously examined by

Conserving the Malabar civet is good economics

THE JUNGLES of Vietnam hide a hitherto undescribed mammal. Basing their claim on remains such as skins, skulls and teeth recovered from local hunters, zoologists reckon an adult specimen of the

"MARBLE, no; water, yes," shouted demonstrators at a recent rally in Kathmandu, demanding an immediate end to quarrying in the Godavari hills of the picturesque valley in which the capital

Conservationists in Kerala want to ban an arrack shop located in the heart of the Chinnar wildlife sanctuary because it endangers the grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura dandolena). The Idukki

Badly planned strategies, along with other reasons, have resulted in a failure to conserve the habitats of wild animals. An example: fewer numbers of a rare migratory bird are now visiting the Keoladeo National Park.

Scientists warn a rise in temperature will reduce the habitable area in North America's mountains and cause a reduction in the number of mammal species.

A Pakistani court will decide whether commercial fishing can be allowed on a protected lake that is also the haunt of migratory birds.

A survey reveals a drastic fall in Garhwal Himalayan crop diversity. Compounding the seriousness of the situation is the lack of scientific interest in the loss

For many southern groups, the greater cause at Rio was to align with their governments against the West's "green imperialism"