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When JRR Tolkien completed his sketch “Death of Smaug” for The Hobbit in the early 1930s‚ he was illustrating a work of fiction. But it turns out he was being prophetic‚ too.

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has the dubious distinction of being the state with the most applications for mining projects awaiting post-facto clearance from the Union ministry of environment, forests and c

According to Babu Ram Lamichhane, a wildlife research officer with Nepalese non-profit National Trust for Nature Conservation and lead author of a study published this month in the journal Oryx, Ne

The study quantified mammal numbers in forests and landscapes with varying degrees of human impact in Malaysian Borneo.

Three rangers have been killed and another is missing after an attack by violent militia in Virunga national park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, bringing the number of fatalities in the p

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - British Columbian plans to stop all grizzly bear trophy hunting throughout the western Canadian province as of Nov. 30, a government minister said on Monday.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) was constituted under the NGT Act, 2010, to provide effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests an

The Earth's atmosphere and the Earth's magnetic field protects local life by shielding us against Solar particle flows, just like the sun's magnetic field deflects cosmic particle radiation. Generally, magnetic fields can affect terrestrial life such as migrating animals. Thus, terrestrial life is connected to astronomical interrelations between different magnetic fields, particle flows and radiation. Mass strandings of whales have often been documented, but their causes and underlying mechanisms remain unclear.

The United Kingdom has pledged to work with the government of Malawi and other partners to combat the insidious ivory trade.

DEHRADUN: Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on World Elephant Day on Saturday said that Uttarakhand ranks sixth with 1,839 elephants.

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