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‘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...

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Man-eater leopard trapped alive by wildlife enthusiast


November 18th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) A full-grown man-eater leopard, who had reportedly devoured three children and attacked at least half a dozen people, was trapped alive by a wildlife enthusiast near ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Greens hop along to catch Goa’s frog poachers


June 10th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 10 (IANS) The first monsoon thunder in Goa comes along with a rather modest but equally harmonious accompaniment in the form of croaking bull frogs that are hunted ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Open core areas of wildlife parks to tourists: Khurshid


January 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) Union Minister for Corporate and Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid Friday expressed the need for opening core areas in wildlife parks to tourists.Speaking at the 'Billy Arjan Singh Memorial ... Read more...

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African breed dog to track wildlife poachers in Uttarakhand


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul GoelHaldwani (Uttarakhand), Oct.23 (ANI): The Conservator of Forests in Uttarakhand's Haldwani division has 'recruited' an African Rhodesian Richback breed of dog to apprehend poachers.Apart from routine patrolling in the ... Read more...

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Renowned wildlife enthusiast and author Billy Arjan Singh dies


January 2nd, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) Renowned wildlife enthusiast and author Billy Arjan Singh died at his home - Tiger Haven - in the vicinity of the famous Dudhwa National Park, about 250 km ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Exhibition of wildlife coins a major draw in Kolkata


October 24th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct. 24 (ANI): An exhibition of wildlife coins in Kolkata is proving to be a major attraction for wildlife enthusiasts.The exhibition has coins on display from across the world.There are ... Read more...

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‘Green’ pictorial book on African safaris


June 5th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 5 (IANS) What happens when a photographer and wildlife enthusiast goes on a 14-day safari to Africa? The answer is a colourful eco-friendly coffee table book. "Dream Safari - A pictorial ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Uttar Pradesh man-eater tiger falls to Hyderabad expert’s bullets (Lead)


February 25th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) A stray tiger that was on the prowl in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district and its adjoining areas since November last year and had killed five humans, was shot ... Read more...

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Stray tiger hurt or not remains a mystery


February 9th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 9 (IANS) Barely 36 hours after Uttar Pradesh wildlife officials claimed to have "killed" or "seriously wounded" a tiger that has been on the prowl close to human habitats in ... Read more...

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Uttar pradesh man-eater to be killed only as last resort: Minister (Lead)


January 23rd, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) A tiger that strayed out of the forest in Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh, has already killed three people and has been declared a man-eater will not be ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh minister intervenes to save stray tiger


January 23rd, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Alerted by the intervention of the high court, Uttar Pradesh Forest Minister Fateh Bahadur Singh has come to the rescue of the young tiger that strayed out of ... Read more...

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PIL filed against killing order of Uttar Pradesh tiger


January 21st, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) A wildlife activist Wednesday moved a PIL (public interest litigation) here against the government decision to kill a tiger that had strayed out of its habitat in Uttar ... Read more...

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