Question raised in Lok Sabha on Threatened/Endangered Species, 21/07/2015. Decline in species diversity is a global phenomenon as habitats of wild animals and plants that are increasingly coming under human use.

India will soon launch the first unified survey to enumerate the endangered Ganga dolphins, the National Aquatic Animal, whose count is an important indicator of the health of the holy river.

NAGPUR: The 138.12 sq km Bor Tiger Reserve (BTR), 60km from here in Wardha district, will have a buffer zone of 661.16 sq km. This is nearly five times the tiger reserve area itself.

A large quantity of sand is being illegally mined from the fringes of Bannerghatta National Park (BNP) and the forest department officials are having a tough time stopping the illicit activity.

In a move to step up action against offences involving wildlife, the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) has written to various agencies including CBI, paramilitary forces, customs and state polic

GANDHINAGAR: A high-level committee, headed by former cabinet secretary T S R Subramanian to review the various environment laws, has observed that they are not actually serving the purpose in the

In a move to resolve increasing man-animal conflict, especially those causing damages to crops, the Environment Ministry today said it has sought report from the states to declare certain overpopul

KANPUR: The spotted pond turtle also known as black pond turtle (geoclemys hamiltonii) seized in the recent past in Mumbai and various other parts of the country, are in demand in local and interna

The Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday ordered a curb on all mining activities in a 10-km radius of the Rajaji National Park (RNP).

Finally, after five years, the unified control of 666.54 sqkm buffer zone of Pench tiger reserve has been brought under the control of field director of the tiger reserve.

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