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Conservationists have presented new, damning evidence of the continued sale of tiger parts in Japan, despite Tokyo's claims that it has long banned trade in such products. Japan became a signatory to

The controversy surrounding the release of monkeys from the National Institute of Nutrition campus in Hyderbad by animal rights activists recently continues to smoulder, with a Non-Government

Unchecked human habitation around the Keoladeo national park in Rajasthan is shooting away the rare birds which visit the world famous sanctuary every year. The population around the forest has

The Delhi high Court on Tuesday asked the ministry of environment and social justice to place before it records regarding a fresh notification banning exhibition and performance by animals in circus

Britains Great White Shark hunters, now descending on Cornwall in shoals, may soon become an endangered breed. Marine biologists are pressing to have the fish, Carcharodon carcharias, protected

About 100 rare mountain gorillas have been killed in three years in the strife-torn Bukavu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), conservationists said. Park rangers also warned that

Every year in the Hindu month of Ashada, the hunting tribe of Hakki-Pikki engage themselves in gory and ghoulish ritual of killing and sacrificing animals.The Hakki-Pikki tribals have been

A recent study by the Wrold Wide fund for Nature (India) in the Sunderbans has advised the state to beef up monitoring of the habitat of the Royal Bengal tiger. The organisation has also written to

Conflicting views are being expressed about the tiger safari project at the Borivli National Park which was inaugurated by Shiv Sean chief Bal Thackeray. Six tigers have been brought from different

Tiger poachers should be dealt with under the National Security Act like that in Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh, a noted tiger protection activist said. "Stringent measures, similar to those being