human encroachment

Leopard ‘evicted’ from Mumbai school after 20 hrs

April 22nd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) A leopard, which had sneaked into a private school two days ago was trapped and evicted early Sunday after a 20-hour operation by the forest department ... Read more...

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Climate change could wipe out rarest forests

March 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 20 (IANS) Many of the world's rarest and richest forests, located in high-altitudes, could be all but wiped out by the combined impact of man-made climate change and ... Read more...

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Delhi’s migratory birds take hit as wetlands shrink

January 17th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The declining number of migratory birds in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) has been perturbing bird watching circles who blame it on loss ... Read more...

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Brooke Shields annoyed with ‘global warming doesn’t exist’ reports

April 27th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): American actress Brooke Shields is very much concerned about the growing skepticism surrounding global warming."It all upsets me because I feel like we keep losing sight of simpler, ... Read more...

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Threaten Loggerhead goes endangered

March 12th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 12 (Pen Men at Work): The Georgian Loggerhead turtle has been lifted into the list from ‘Threatened’ to ‘Endangered’ species. After Georgia listed it as endangered a few times back, ... 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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Only 80 wild elephants left in Vietnam

November 27th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Nov 27 (DPA) There are only 80 elephants left in the wild in Vietnam and they are in danger due to illegal hunting and deforestation, state media reported Friday. The state-run ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bison creates havoc in tea garden in Jalpaiguri

July 22nd, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), July 22 (ANI): After hours of struggle and putting up a good fight, forest officials on Wednesday, trapped and tranquillised a bison that ventured out of its wild habitat ... Read more...

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25 wild jumbos create terror in Chhattisgarh villages

April 22nd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 22 (IANS) About 2,000 residents were placed under house arrest after a herd of 25 wild elephants created terror in at least 10 villages of Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wild elephant kills woman in Chhattisgarh village

April 11th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Chhattisgarh's Mahasamund district, a forest official said Saturday. Kara Bai was trampled to death Friday night in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Efforts to save wetlands in Kashmir

February 13th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez Butt Srinagar, Feb 13 (ANI): The Wildlife Department in Kashmir has taken all the measures to save the wetlands as deposition of silt and, human encroachment have led to ... Read more...

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Malaysia launches plan to double its wild tiger population by 2020

December 23rd, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Malaysia has launched a national plan to double the countrys wild tiger population by 2020, which has fallen from 3,000 to 500 in the last 50 years.The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu forest officials rescue trapped leopard

November 8th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Nov 8 (ANI): Forest officials in Tamil Nadus Coonoor town have rescued a trapped leopard and released the big cat into the wilds.Officials said farmers trapped the leopard, ... Read more...

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Two elephants get a fresh lease of life in Orissa

July 9th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Satuli Village (Orissa), July 9 (ANI): Residents in Orissa''s Satuli village turned good samaritans and rescued two elephants from a possible death by drowning. The village, which is close to the Ganjam ... Read more...

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Rampaging elephant herd kills one in Assam

January 27th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
Deopara (Assam), Jan 27 (ANI): In yet another instance of man-animal conflict arising out of dwindling vegetation, a herd of rampaging wild elephants killed one person and caused massive destruction to property ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Six of eight bear species close to extinction

November 14th, 2007 - 10:38 am ICT by admin

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Captive jumbos in Tamil Nadu are being registered with embedded microchips

November 14th, 2007 - 2:25 am ICT by admin

Posted in National |