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17Apr/13

The Last Rhinos of Kaziranga, will they Last?

Instead of being a protected reserve, the Kaziranga National Park of Assam, India has turned into a battleground between the poachers and the protectors. It is the rhinos that are in danger. Will they be able to survive? Yes, if better technogly is used for protection.

30Jan/13

2012 Worst Poaching Year for India

The year that went by could have been remembered for being the year that Western Ghats became a world heritage site or the year when Asiatic Lions were no more considered Critically Endangered. But ruining the joys of all the positive is one scar constantly surfacing as a conservationist’s worst nightmare. 2012 recorded the largest number of killings of endangered animals in India making it the worst poaching year in the last decade.

10Dec/12

Google gives 5 Million Dollars to WWF for its War against Wildlife Crime

Poachers’ task to wipe away wildlife in Asia and Africa, has just been made tougher by Google. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) today received a major grant from Google to use state-of-the-art technology to help protect endangered species like elephants, rhinos and tigers from poachers and wildlife traffickers.

20Nov/12

Poachers now using Children as their Ears and Eyes

In a shocking incident a 16 year old boy was arrested recently from Kaziranga as he was trying to help poachers in search of Rhinos. It is feared that after forest officials the poachers are now turning to young minds to corrupt them and turn them into foe of the wildlife as they hunt down the last remaining rhinos of Assam.