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Buenos Aires zoo faces uncertain future


July 16th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS/EFE) The Buenos Aires zoo, listed as a national historic monument for its Victorian pavilions, faces an uncertain future after the attempt by the capital government ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

The crocs of Bhitarkanika: A problem of plenty? (With Image)


May 21st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhitarkanika (Odisha), May 21 (IANS) It is a tiny piece of heaven on the Odisha coast. The Bhitarkanika Wildlife Sanctuary is where the world's largest living reptile, the estuarine crocodile, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Lack of political will behind conservation woes’ (With Image)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Lack of political will is adding to the survival woes of large Asiatic mammals, including rhinoceros, one of the most intriguing beasts in nature's life ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Missing in action, Uttarakhand’s goral and barking deer (With Images)


May 18th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, May 18 (IANS) They have populated the Himalayan forests of Uttarakhand for centuries. One, a goat-antelope that is elusive, shy and retreating. The other, a species of small deer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Comic book to tell story of India’s Birdman Salim Ali


April 24th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The life and times of India's legendary Birdman, the late Salim Ali, have been immortalised in a comic book to be released here Thursday.Amar Chitra Katha ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Art joins effort to save the tiger


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Eminent artists, including Anjolie Ela Menon, have joined together to raise awareness on the need for conservation of the tiger in India. As part of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

With Tagore biography, OUP marks 100 years in India


February 24th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Publishing giant Oxford University Press (OUP), said to be the largest academia press in the world, will mark 100 years of its presence in India with ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Snake-charmer uses reptiles to remind officials of assured land


December 1st, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) A snake-charmer let loose a number of snakes in a government office of a small Uttar Pradesh town to shake up government officials who would not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

East Asia drives trade in wildlife parts, says report


July 28th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) East Asian markets drive illegal trade in wildlife parts, claims a new report.Wildlife trade is becoming increasingly organised, strengthened by antiquated laws, a Wildlife Conservation Society ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Snake expert dies of cobra bite


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) A snake expert who only a few days ago wished to die of a cobra's bite, has died in just this way, Daily Express reported.Luke Yeomans ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rethinking heritage conservation in India (April 18 is World Heritage Day)


April 17th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Conservation of India's millenia old cultural and architectural heritage will be the focus of the third Pupul Jayakar Memorial Lecture organised by the Indian National ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Recognise Yamuna as heritage entity’ (April 18 is World Heritage Day)


April 17th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 17 (IANS) More than a month after ascetics embarked on a 1,000-km journey on foot to call for the restoration of the original glory of the Yamuna, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tagore memorabilia to get new home in Santiniketan


March 19th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Visva-Bharati University set up by Rabindranath Tagore at Santiniketan in West Bengal has received 19 tentative blueprints from architects for a new state-of-the-art Tagore ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Foreign training for Kerala archives


March 18th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) AusHeritage, Australia's international cultural heritage network and Kerala's Institute for Management in Government, will Saturday collaborate on a day-long training forum for museums in Kerala.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Taj in real danger from dry polluted Yamuna (Lead, correcting name in last para)


March 5th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 5 (IANS) Till recently it was a mere conjecture, but now signs of stress and physical distortions on the white marble surface are beginning to confirm what everyone ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Taj in real danger from dry, polluted Yamuna


March 5th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 5 (IANS) Till recently it was a mere conjecture, but now signs of stress and physical distortions on the marble surface are beginning to confirm what everyone has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Brangelina and kids spend Christmas in Namibia


December 29th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec29 (ANI): Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their six kids spent their Christmas holidays in the African country of Namibia.The famous clan stayed at the Naankuse Wildlife Sanctuary and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mama bear Palin accused of breaching countryside rules in TV nature show


November 14th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin's new television show, which is yet to be aired, has already landed her in a controversy for breaching countryside rules.A leading conservationist ... Read more...

Posted in World |

5 Lions Maul A Man To Death In Zimbabwe


November 5th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peter Evershed, a 59-year-old Zimbabwean businessman, was killed by a pride of five lions as he was taking a shower under a tree, in an unfenced ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Vulture conservation campaign in Uttarakhand


October 15th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul GoelRamnagar (Uttarakhand), Oct.15 (ANI): The Jim Corbett Vulture Conservation organization educated the people on the importance of vultures to the environment through the 'Ramleela' in Uttarakhand's Ramnagar District.During the 'Ramleela', ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Spotlight on Delhi’s Jantar Mantar to make astronomy popular


October 1st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) When Sawai Jai Singh of Rajasthan built the Jantar Mantar, the 18th century astronomical monument, he wanted to facilitate naked eye observation to make ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New TV footage shows tigers can thrive and breed in Himalayas


September 20th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): A documentary titled "Lost Land of the Tiger" has provided the first real evidence that tigers can thrive and breed in the foothills of the Himalayas, which are more ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘Asian unicorn’ spotted for first time in a decade dies in captivity


September 17th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): An Asian unicorn, or saola as it is also known, which has not been seen in more than ten years, was captured and photographed but it unfortunately died ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

13th century slab of stone carving stolen from Goa


September 17th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) A historic one-metre-long stone slab with carvings of battle scene, dating back to the late 13th century, has been stolen from a remote village in north Goa. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Killer Shrimp Invades United Kingdom


September 15th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports concerning the presence of a large number of killer shrimp in the British Isles. The Killer shrimp is considered to be a highly deadly and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a tough dad when it comes to green matters


August 6th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): It seems Arnold Schwarzenegger is back to his tough-guy days to teach his children about the environment.The 63-year-old California Governor is a hardliner when it comes to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Halle Berry Bold and Daring To Fight Off Sharks


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Dark Tide, an upcoming movie starring the dusky beauty Halle Berry, will show her engaged in a battle with white sharks. During the shoot of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Halle Berry takes on killer sharks for next film ‘Dark Tide’


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): Halle Berry is not new to action in her movies - and this time is no different - as she prepares to take on great white killer sharks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Halle Berry to battle sharks in new film


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Hollywood actress Halle Berry will be seen battling with great white sharks in her new film "Dark Tide". The 43-year-old star was seen wearing a flowered bikini and a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘315bn pounds of plastic in oceans right now’


July 11th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): An ocean conservationist has claimed that there is approximately 315 billion pounds of plastic in the oceans as of today.Stiv Wilson of the ocean conservation group 5 Gyres ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bumblebees Included In The Catalog Of Endangered Species


June 24th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A conservationist outfit in America launched an appeal on Wednesday that demanded the inclusion of a bumblebee from Southern Oregon and Northern California in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fear overshadows Tibetan mindset as Samdrup’s trial awaits justice


June 24th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York June 24 (ANI): The ongoing controversy of Tibetan award-winning conservationist and philanthropist Karma Samdrup being tortured by the Chinese captors has evoked fear in the minds of the Tibetans as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tibetan environmentalist says Chinese tortured him


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London June 23 (ANI): Award-winning conservationist and philanthropist Karma Samdrup has accused his Chinese jailers of torturing him during an interrogation in Yangqi County in Xinjiang.Karma, a prominent businessman, issued a statement ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Construction of new bridge over Yamuna stopped


June 9th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 9 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has asked for immediately stopping construction of a bridge on the river Yamuna here as it is quite close to a Mughal ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Damian Aspinall has an emotional reunion with a gorilla after 5 years


May 18th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
West Africa, May 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Conservationist Damian Aspinall had a very emotional moment when he was reunited with a gorilla, which he had released in the wild jungles 5 years ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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