The number of natural World Heritage sites threatened by climate change has grown from 35 to 62 in just three years, with climate change being the fastest growing threat they face, according to a report released by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, at the UN climate change conference in Bonn, Germany.

The Liwonde Magistrates Court has slapped a 28-year-old Esau Chikondi Billy and hid accomplices with a lengthy jail term for poaching rhinos in Liwonde National Parks.

N'Djamena - Chad is to boost protection for a key haven for endangered wildlife in the south of the country under an agreement with a conservation group.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Kisan Sangharsh Samiti Vs M/s. Ambuja Cement Ltd. & Others dated 20/09/2017 regarding the location of Ambuja Cement Ltd's mine which is alleged to be within 10 kms of eco sensitive zone from Gir National Park and Gir Sanctuary. Counsel appearing on behalf of MoEF concedes to the fact that the condition permitting the blasting in the mining area was incorporated in EC in question due to oversight.

The world’s chocolate industry is driving deforestation on a devastating scale in West Africa, the Guardian can reveal.

Four fifths of wild orangutans in Kalimantan, the Indonesian portion of Borneo, live outside national parks and other protected areas, according to a new study by the Indonesian government.

ABOUT 20 families at the Daan Viljoen Game Park just outside Windhoek face eviction for accommodating relatives aged above 18 years.

PANAJI: The Goa government has nominated Sandeep Azrenkar, Milind Gadgil and MK Janardhan as members of the state level eco-sensitive zone monitoring committee for a period of one year.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tseten Lepcha Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2017 regarding the notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change dated 27.8.2014 declaring eight protected areas as Eco-sensitive Zones in in the State of Sikkim.

HYDERABAD: A draft notification revising the Eco Sensitive Zone (ESZ) status for Kasu Brahmananda Reddy (KBR) National Park would be forwarded to Union environment ministry by the state government.

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