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Survey confirms tiger presence in Mizoram’s Dampa reserve


April 25th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 25 (IANS) In a significant development, a team of wildlife researchers has, after a scientific survey, confirmed the presence of tigers in the Dampa reserve in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US forges connect with India through green crafts


April 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The US is forging new cultural connections with the eco-friendly Indian arts and crafts sector by providing them a platform for promotion.It is also ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Conservation meets traditional art - with corporate help (With Images)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Conservation and wildlife are meeting the arts and traditional crafts of India to spread a powerful green message in the country. And the movement is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Amritsar to join Green Pilgrim Cities movement


October 28th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar in India will join the Green Pilgrim Cities Network aimed at greening pilgrimage to be launched in Assisi, Italy, from ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Report: 88 percent of logging in Indonesia is illegal


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) on Wednesday said that a Greenpeace report showed that up to 88 percent of Indonesia's logging activity is illegal, greatly affecting the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bangladesh needs tougher law to save Royal Bengal tigers


July 4th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) Wildlife enthusiasts here have mooted tougher laws, like the ones India proposes to have, to save between 300 and 500 Royal Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans. The punishment provided ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Draft action plan readied to conserve Ganges dolphins


June 5th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) In the wake of several Ganges River Dolphins being killed, a committee set up by the environment ministry has submitted to the central government a draft action plan ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Saving forests five times better than carbon capture for climate action


October 12th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 12 (ANI): In a new research, WWF (Worldwide fund for Nature) Sweden has determined that saving forests is five times better than carbon capture for climate action.WWF Sweden is urging ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vital wildlife corridor in Uttarakhand faces trouble


September 19th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) A narrow patch of forest, critical for movement of tigers and elephants in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, has been blocked due to an infrastructure project resulting in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pollution pushes Mekong dolphins on the brink of extinction


June 20th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): A new report by the WWF (Worldwide fund for Nature) has revealed that pollution in the Mekong River has pushed the local population of Irrawaddy dolphins to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s most important coral region in danger of being wiped out


May 13th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): A new report has said that the Coral Triangle near Indonesia, which is the world's most important coral region, is in danger of being wiped out by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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 |

Brits use 58 bathtubs full of water every day!


August 21st, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 21 (ANI): A new report has suggested that the average person in the UK uses the equivalent of about 58 bathtubs full of water every day.The report is titled ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming will allow several pests to invade vulnerable Australian ecosystems


July 14th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 14 (ANI): The WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) conservation group has warned that global warming will allow several exotic plants and animals, which can be referred to as pests, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Better environmental planning of protected areas can play a key role in reducing poverty


May 29th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 29 (ANI): A new analysis by the WWF (Worldwide fund for Nature) has determined that well planned and managed protected areas can play a key role in reducing poverty, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Conservation efforts for Indian Rhino are back on track


April 24th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Conservation efforts for the Indian Rhino are back on track, with two male rhinos taken back to a national park in Assams Himalayan foothills last week.Under the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WWF project aims to protect Russian polar bears


March 25th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Vladivostok (Russia), March 25 (RIA Novosti) The Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) began an operation Tuesday to protect endangered polar bears from poachers in Chukotka, in Russia's northeast, a spokesperson for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Climate change endangering Australia’s most vulnerable native animals


March 25th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, March 25 (ANI): A new report by the WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) has determined that Australia's most vulnerable native animals could die out as climate change take its toll ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Centre forms committee to assess Panna Reserve tiger population


March 19th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar.19 (ANI): The Central Government has formed a committee to assess the tiger population in the Panna Reserve in Madhya Pradesh. The government has also directed the Wildlife Institute of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Vanishing central African glaciers threaten water supplies of millions


March 19th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Data gathered by WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) in the Rwenzori Mountains in Uganda, has shown that Africa is at risk of losing the central African glaciers ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian tiger faces extinction because of dwindling numbers


March 12th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
London, March 12 (ANI): A top WWF (Worldwide Fund for Nature) official in India has said that tiger populations in the country has drastically gone down from 40,000 at the beginning of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change could threaten a third of the world’s wildlife


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Sci-Tech |

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