NEW SIGHTING: Isn’t it a great irony that the Great Indian Bustard (Ardeotis nigriceps), which was once a proposed candidate for the title of ‘National Bird of India’, stands today on the throes ofRead More…
Most people will agree that the river bodies of India like the Ganga and Yamuna are today a shrunken image of their past glory. With everything from industrial effluents to bodies dumpedRead More…
The RedList of Threatened species updated twice annually by the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) was updated on today and sadly there are now another 400 species of plants and animals that have been marked as racing towards the tipping point.
The latest Red List of threatened species has been published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and according to the list India has 132 species that are critically endangered.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has just demeaned the threatened status of the Asiatic Lion. Observing the healthy population of the animal in the wild, the organization has re-categorized the Asiatic lions in its Redlist of threatened species from Critically Endangered (CR) to Endangered (EN).
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) one of India’s biggest corporate led by Mukesh Ambani has tied up with Ministry of Environment and Forest to create a research facility in Gujarat state called “National Centre for Marine Biodiversity’ . This is the first ever research centre to be made in the Public-Private Patrnership (PPP) mode in the country.
The infamous Bellary region in Karnataka is once again in news, this time not only for illegal plundering of mineral wealth of the state. The repercussion of extensive, destructive mining has resulted in the near extinction of the Great Indian Bustard which were once the pride of Karnataka’s bird life. A major shift in traditional farming practices also have contributed to their dwindling grass land habitat.
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