Last Thursday, on June 23, the provincial governor of South Kivu formally approved the boundaries of the Itombwe Reserve in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, one of the last strongholds of the

The Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary in Mandya district, located close to Srirangapatna and about 16 km from Mysuru, is one step closer to having an Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) around it to pave way for g

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tanzania's decision to halt a multi-million dollar energy project to protect a wildlife sanctuary and farming land is a "victory" for vulnerable local c

Wildlife experts in Malawi will next month start moving up to 500 elephants to a sanctuary that they hope could eventually serve as a reservoir to restore some elephant populations in other parts o

Baltimore's National Aquarium will create the first U.S. dolphin sanctuary and transfer its eight Atlantic bottlenose dolphins there, the aquarium said on Tuesday.

In a rare victory for landless villagers in Africa, more than 1,500 people have been spared eviction to make way for an energy plant after the Tanzanian government halted the project citing concern

Wildlife authorities in Thailand on Monday raided a Buddhist temple where tigers are kept, taking away three of the animals and vowing to confiscate scores more in response to global pressure over

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Eco-sensitive Zones, 03/05/2016. The State-wise details of proposals for declaration of Eco-Sensitive Zone around National Parks and Sanctuaries received are at Annexure. So far, the Ministry has approved/notified 257 ESZ proposals covering 404 Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks for declaration of Eco-Sensitive Zones. Of the 275 proposals, 220 have been notified in the Gazette of India, of which 187 are draft notifications and 33 are final notifications.

The Union Ministry for Environment, Forests and Climate Change has approved the declaration of 275 zones around wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in the country as 'ecologically sensitive', i

Elephant poaching in northern Tanzania's wildlife sanctuary, Tarangire National Park, has gone down for the past two years, a senior park official said on Sunday.