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Growing pressure on habitat and dwindling prey-base in Orissa are threatening the existence of royal Bengal tigers. "The number of tigers in the state has fallen to 194 this year from 226 in 1993,

The Union ministry of environment and forests has a joint secretary and an additional inspector-general of forests to visit the inundated Kaziranga National Park in Assam. The World Wide Fund for

Pay an adoption fee of RM200 and save a nest of endangered turtle's eggs from being consumed. If the proposal sounds appetising, turtle lovers can contact the Sea Turtle Research Unit (Seatru) site

More than 100 spotted deer born in captivity will soon walk into freedom in some of the forests of south Bengal.The State Forest Department has planned to release these deer which have become extinct

Perennial floods, tiger predation and human intervention in Kaziranga national park in Assam have taken their toll on the rare speciess of swamp deer, whose population in the recent years has

The Uttarkhand area of U P is all set to witness a showdown between tribal inhabitants and authorities over three proposed national parks--Nanda Devi, Rajaji and Govind Pashu Vihar--with stiff

There is no possibility of opening the flood-ravaged Kaziranga National Park to tourists from November 1 since nearly 200 roads inside the park and 178 km of the main road have been severely

The Southern Right Whale, once on the verge of extinction, is marking a comeback, according to new Zealand scientists. The use of explosive tipped Harpoons almost exterminated many whale species

Alarmed at the increasing poaching of elephants in Orissa, the Union ministry of environment and forests has asked the West Bengal forest department to intensify vigil and intercept smuggled ivory

By 2020, almost half of all mammals and a quarter of all birds in Peninsular Malaysia will face extinction. According to a report entitled Capacity Building and Strengthening of the Protected Areas