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Syrians held in Russia for poaching rare birds


August 9th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's Siberia region have detained nine Syrians on charges of poaching rare Saker falcons, the interior ministry said.The nine men were detained Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rise in number of threatened bird species in the country: Govt.


August 25th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 25 (ANI): The Government on Wednesay said that an increasing trend in the number of threatened bird species has been observed in the country.Minister of State for Environment ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Madagascar bird declared extinct


June 20th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) The Alaotra Grebe, a diving bird native to Madagascar, has been officially classified as extinct by an international bird conservation organisation. BirdLife International has said in a report that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Madagascar Bird Extinct


May 27th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sad news for nature lovers as another species joins the extinct list due to man's exploitation of nature. Alaotra grebe which is better known as the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rare Bird Of Madagascar, the Alaotra Grebe, Is Extinct


May 27th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Alaotra Grebe was a bird with tiny wings and a medium size, which resided in Lake Alaotra and the adjoining zones in Madagascar. In ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World leaders ‘fail to stem biodiversity loss’


April 30th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): A major study has confirmed that the world's governments will not be able to meet their internationally agreed target of curbing the loss of species and nature by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Invasive alien species threaten Pacific region, says study


February 19th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Suva (Fiji), Feb 19 (IANS) Fiji and other countries in the Pacific region are facing a serious threat from alien invasive species, the Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP), an association of scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Breeding area of “world’s least known bird species” found in Afghanistan


January 16th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 16 (ANI): Researchers for the Wildlife Conservation Society have discovered in Afghanistan the breeding area of the large-billed reed warbler, which is dubbed "the world's least known bird species".The breeding ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New warbler bird species discovered in Vietnam


December 21st, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 21 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new species of warbler in the forests of Vietnam and Laos.The small green and yellow bird was first sighted in 1994, but at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Penguins, sea lions help map marine ecosystem


November 17th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and BirdLife International have released the first-ever comprehensive atlas of the Patagonian Sea -- a globally important but poorly understood South American marine ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

How humans can help save critically endangered waterbird from extinction


July 27th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Humans can help in saving the world's most threatened bird species, called the white-shouldered ibis or waterbirds, from extinction, according to new findings by the University of East ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human impact could save endangered bird


July 27th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Human impact on one of the world's most threatened bird species could save it from extinction, says a new study. The study by University of East Anglia (UEA) ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A network of wildlife areas can help species survive future climate change


June 2nd, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new research has demonstrated that a network of wildlife areas can be a crucial tool to help biodiversity survive future climate change.The research team, led by Durham ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sanctuaries can save 90 percent bird species as climate changes


June 2nd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A network of wildlife conservation areas can help save up to 90 percent of bird species in Africa, affected by climate change, according to scientists. The research team, led ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Conservation group warns of more birds in danger of extinction


May 14th, 2009 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 14 (DPA) More of the world's species of birds are threatened with extinction than ever before, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Thursday. The critically endangered list has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Scientists identify 100 questions to conserve global biodiversity


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Conservation experts from 24 world-leading organizations have identified one hundred key scientific questions that, if answered, would help conserve global biodiversity.The organizations that identified the questions include the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’’s common birds declining because of continued habitat loss


September 22nd, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): A global assessment has warned that the populations of the world''s common birds are declining as a result of continued habitat loss. According to a BBC News report, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Standardized terms in conservation will help analyze ecological threats better than before


June 22nd, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Experts are aiming to standardize terms in conservation, with using common terms for the problems and tools in the field, so the discipline can become truly scientific ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

One in eight bird species face extinction because of climate change


May 20th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by admin
London, May 20 (ANI): The latest assessment of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has determined that one in eight bird species are facing the threat of extinction ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Livestock painkiller smuggled from Bangladesh decimating vulture population in India


May 10th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 10 (ANI): The population of Asian vultures in India is dwindling fast at the Rani Vulture breeding and conservation site in Guwahati.Diclofenac Sodium, an anti-inflammatory drug administered to cattle ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New bird species found in Indonesia


March 15th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Jakarta, March 15 (Xinhua) Two Indonesian scientists have discovered a new bird species named Togian white-eye (Zosterops Somadikartai) in the country's Togian Islands, media reports said Saturday. The newly-found bird is small, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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