Two shark species, namely the whale shark and the winghead shark, now inch closer to extinction, after the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) reclassified the two species as

The Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) is now critically endangered according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Notwithstanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for conservation and to project India's eco-sensitive stance, the government's call for culling of "vermin" animals has caused a blot on its imag

Wildlife Act’s Section 62 illegal: PIL

Environment Ministry has declared Rhesus Macaque monkeys in Himachal Pradesh to be "vermin" for a period of one year, allowing their culling to control their population during this time.

1,500 orangutans now live in rescue centers located across Sumatra and Borneo, and many conservationists, along with the Indonesian government, want to return them to the wild as soon as possible.

Close to 50 starved and sick monkeys were rescued from filthy living conditions in a South African private zoo on Saturday, and were whisked away to a care facility, an international animal rights

Shimla, April 19 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the central and state governments on the issue of declaring monkeys as vermin within the Shimla Municipal Corpora

SHIMLA: No monkey business any more — at least in tourist hotspot Shimla. Declared vermin, the marauding monkeys will be shot down in areas outside forests to check their menace.

It’s hard to ignore a red colobus monkey in the forests of Equatorial Guinea’s Bioko Island, off the coast of Cameroon.

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