About 350 to 400 North Atlantic right whales exist today. The survivors migrate along North America's East Coast between feeding grounds in the Gulf of Maine and wintering sites farther south

Sustainable tourism (ST) development in Zanzibar is considered as one of the vital activities that could generate income for day-to-day management of protected areas through benefit-sharing.

fear of relocation has triggered resentment among tribals living in Atharamura and Baramura hill ranges of Tripura, where a survey has been ordered to identify critical wildlife habitats. Political party Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripura (inpt), tribal social organization Borok Peoples

JALPAIGURI: Two rhinos, which had strayed into human habitation from the Gorumara reserve forest in West Bengal, on Sunday returned to their natural habitat thanks to the effort of forest officials.

Hyderabad, Sept. 21: Biological heritage sites in the state are facing serious threats because of the upcoming Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and thermal power plants. Wildlife experts are concerned about the deathblow to the bird preservation sites in the state due to the units.

NEW DELHI: The Centre for Science and Environment here has announced two fellowship programmes for journalists this year. The eighth media fellowship programme titled

Agartala, Sept 14: Ever thought of adopting a tiger, a rhino or a crocodile? At the Sepahijala wildlife sanctuary and zoo near the Tripura capital, you can do just that.
You can virtually own a wild animal of your choice by paying for its upkeep under a novel scheme to make people participate in the preservation of wildlife at the sanctuary, located 25 km south of here.

Deepa Kozhisseri

Masinagudi residents are apprehensive of what Mudumalai tiger reserve holds for them.

On July 15, inside the core of Mudumalai tiger reserve in Tamil Nadu, a group of workers waited for a jeep to take them to Masinagudi


Contrary to the perception that it was just one chinkara deer that fell to the bullets of former Maharashtra minister Dharmarao Baba Atram, the prosecution has chargesheeted him for killing two chinkaras and two rabbits in the forest bordering Bhor-Baramati where he had gone for hunting on June 14.

D. Radhakrishnan

UNAWARE OF DANGER: A deer darting across the road at Mavanhallah near the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve.

UDHAGAMANDALAM: The pressure stemming from development should not allow the man-wildlife conflict to get out of hand.

Adopting this approach, the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve near here has drawn up a plan to deal with the fallout of the considerable increase in the arrival of tourists, and the consequent pressure on the habitat, especially the highways that cut through the reserve.