Guwahati/IBNS: At least 18 elephants were found dead atop Bamuni Hills in Assam's Nagaon district on Thursday as lightning struck them during the rains in the area last night.
Islamabad: Pakistan's deep bond with China also costs its wildlife species. The south Asian country is witnessing a sharp decline in the number of pangolins due to 'illegal' trade involving China.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written to Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, asking him not to implement the Ken-Betwa river linkage project on the Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Madhya Pradesh.
Nepal’s famous one-horned rhino census was temporarily stopped yet again after a mahout involved in the counting was killed by a Royal Bengal tiger.
Water scarcity in Nepal’s Banke and Bardiya national parks are affecting wildlife, driving animal towards populated areas in search of water, and increasing cases human-wildlife conflict in the Himalayan nation.
Feed and fodder scarcity for yaks has been a major challenge for the yak herders every winter in Bhutan.
The Maldives, whose tourism-dependent economy has been hit hard by the pandemic, is planning to end the ban on shark fishing and turn it into a lucrative enterprise. This was announced by the Fisheries Minister Zaha Waheed, who said that discussions are underway to open up shark fishing as a managed fisheries sector.
Bhubaneshwar/IBNS: Similipal forests, located in the Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, are currently being ravaged by a massive wildfire that has been spreading across the woods since the last 10 days, destroying countless ground fauna, millions of seedlings and seeds, along with medicinal plants, creepers, shrubs and trees that take decades to grow, according to media reports.
Srinagar: Wildlife Department shall conduct a census of the endangered Hangul in J&K with the process to be complete by the end of this month.
Guwahati/India: Greater one-horned rhinos are thriving in Orang National Park in Assam, India thanks to protection and habitat management efforts that have been implemented by a diverse group of partners, said the International Rhino Foundation (IRF).
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Friday withdrew the contempt plea seeking action against Maharashtra government officials over the killing of Avni, an alleged 'man-eater' tigress in Yavatmal district in 2018.
Moscow/Sputnik: Forty-nine pilot whales have got stranded in shallow waters in New Zealand's Golden Bay and nine of them died, the country's Conservation Department said on Monday.
Srinagar: The Wetlands Division of Jammu and Kashmir Wildlife Protection Department today organised an orientation programme to inculcate the census techniques amongst the participants at Camping Ground, Hokersar, here.
Guwahati/IBNS: A man was killed in an attack by a rhino near the Kaziranga National Park on Monday morning.
New Delhi: In an unprecedented intelligence operation of the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), New Delhi, two epicenters of illegal wildlife poaching and trade were identified in Anantnag area of Srinagar valley and Manwal in the Jammu region.