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Amitabh Bachchan appeals for help tp protect tigers

July 15th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranthambore (Rajasthan), July 15 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Sunday appealed to the people to help protect India's national animal, the tiger, saying "every tiger killed in the country ... Read more...

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Four held for selling blackbuck

October 3rd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Four people were arrested for selling a blackbuck here, police said Monday.Bhupender, 18, Amarnath, 23, Pintoo Kumar, 21 and Pawan, 24, all hailing from Meerut ... Read more...

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Salman Khan shown black flags at Jaipur marathon

January 23rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Jan 23 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan was shown black flags by the members of the Bishnoi community, when he arrived here on Sunday to inaugurate the Jaipur Marathon Race ... Read more...

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Save sea otters to fight global warming

July 12th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Sea otters could lock nearly 10million tons of carbon from the Earth's oceans, if their population was resorted to healthy, pre-hunting levels, according to an American scientist.Chris Wilmers, ... Read more...

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Elle Macpherson panned for advocating rhino remedy

July 7th, 2010 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 7 (IANS) Australian model Elle Macpherson has been criticised by animal rights groups for advocating the use of powdered rhino horn, a traditional Chinese medicine remedy which is banned worldwide ... Read more...

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Assam’s international airport a hub for smuggling wildlife products?

June 21st, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 21 (IANS) Assam's Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport appears to have become one of the main transit points for smugglers to transport wildlife products to China and Far East Asia. In ... Read more...

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Gir lion sanctuary closed due to breeding season

June 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sasan (Gujarat), June 16 (ANI): The Gir National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary, the only home of the Asiatic Lions in Gujarat, on Wednesday closed its doors to tourists for four months to ... Read more...

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Vietnam forest wardens rescue 3,500 crocodiles

June 10th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, June 10 (DPA) Forest wardens in Vietnam have rescued 3,500 illegally imported crocodiles and four rare white-cheeked gibbons, a ranger said Thursday. Forest wardens in the southern province of An Giang have ... Read more...

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Tiger skin, teeth seized in Chandigarh

May 4th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), May 3 (IANS) Police Monday seized tiger skin, teeth and other animal parts from a shop here, in a joint raid with a team of animal rights group People For ... Read more...

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Lesbian albatross couple becomes proud parents!

February 2nd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 02 (ANI): A lesbian royal albatross pair has become parents to a chick in the Otago Peninsula, New Zealand.The bird struggled for the first 24 hours after the egg hatched, ... Read more...

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Toll reaches 13 as elephants continue Nepal ravage

December 18th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 18 (IANS) More than three weeks after a wounded elephant killed at least 11 people in Nepal, the pachyderms have continued to wreak havoc with the toll now rising to ... Read more...

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China’s approved sale of endangered animal products spells doom for Indian tigers

September 3rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing/Mumbai, Sep.3 (ANI): The world's dwindling population of tigers could be pushed closer to extinction after China approved the sale of products extracted from endangered animals.The latest document issued by the Chinese ... Read more...

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Theron, Miller blast London restaurant for serving endangered fish

June 5th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Elle Macpherson, Charlize Theron and Sienna Miller are among the celebrities who have slammed a top London restaurant for putting endangered Blue Fin Tuna on its menu.Actors ... Read more...

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Great One-horned Rhinoceros is in dire straits in Nepal

September 20th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, September 20 (ANI): South Asias tourism industry is in jeopardy, with reports indicating that the endangered Great One-horned Rhinoceros is in dire straits in Nepal.According to a report carried out ... Read more...

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Tiger death motivates forest officials for public awareness in Madhya Pradesh

August 14th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Ram Chand SahooBhopal, Aug. 14 (ANI): The growing concern about tiger deaths in Madhya Pradesh have made the forest department of the National Park Association here to spread awareness about ... Read more...

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Nepal’s tiger population plummets (Lead)

July 2nd, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 2 (IANS) Hit by rampant poaching and a rocketing trade in organs, the number of tigers is plummeting in Nepal, that once boasted of the third-largest population of ... Read more...

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Indian animal rights advocate says zoos are genetic wastelands

June 3rd, 2008 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, June 3 (ANI): An Indian animal rights advocate has claimed that zoos are just genetic wastelands that have no real point in the modern world.According to a report by Fairfax ... Read more...

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Assam urges CBI to probe spurt in rhino poaching

May 3rd, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) The Assam government has sought a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the recent spurt in incidents of rhino poaching, an official said. The decision ... Read more...

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AASU seeks CBI probe into rhino poaching

May 2nd, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) The continued poaching of rare one-horned rhinos in Assam has led the frontline student group, All Assam Students' Union (AASU), to seek a probe by the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh plans to increase bison population

April 14th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 14 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Forest Department will move 20 bisons from the Kanha to Bandhavgarh national park as part of a long-term plan to boost the numbers of the ... Read more...

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