January 22, 2021

HC directs SPCA to take custody of hippo confined with Asiad Circus management

The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animal (SPCA) to immediately take the 9-year-old hippopotamus who has been illegally kept by the Asiad Circus management and place it in the zoo.

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January 16, 2021

Bird Flu Outbreak: Should You Eat Chicken, Eggs? Here's What Experts Say

Not all avian influenza viruses cause disease in humans. However, some can infect humans and cause severe disease.

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January 12, 2021

The road to tiger recovery in Rajaji

Landmark translocation of tigers to strengthen conservation efforts in western Rajaji. Rajaji Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand received two tigers from Corbett Tiger Reserve as part of an ongoing conservation effort to boost the tiger population in the wester

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January 12, 2021

National Parks, Sanctuaries To Be Ranked Every Year

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar today released 'Management Effectiveness Evaluation' (MEE) of 146 National Park and Wildlife Sanctuaries in the Country.

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January 06, 2021

Explained: What Is Avian Influenza, Symptoms, How Critical Is The Latest Outbreak, And More

Bird flu explained: Bird flu, also called avian influenza, is a viral infection that can infect not only birds, but also humans and other animals.

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December 28, 2020

60% Rise In Leopard Population: Prakash Javedekar

India witnessed a growth in the population of leopards after a survey conducted in multiple densely forested leopard and tiger habitats. As per the study by National Tiger Conservation Authority and Wildlife Institute of India (NTCA-WII), the leopard popu

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December 12, 2020

Launch of SECURE Himalaya Youth Video Fellowship Films on the occasion of the International Mountain Day, December 11, 2020

The UN Environment Programe (UNEP) celebrates December 11 as the International Mountain Day annually to focus on the importance of mountains in our lives.

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December 09, 2020

New Zoo in UP and Bihar

At the 37th General Body meeting of Central Zoo Authority chaired by Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar two new zoos the Rajgir Zoo Safari in Nalanda, Bihar, and Shaheed Ashfaque Ullah Khan Prani Udyaan

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December 04, 2020

Telangana Requests the Interventions of NTCA and WII to Tackle the Human-Tiger Conflict

Telangana's Forest Department has sought help of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in dealing with tigers in Asifabad district after they mauled to death two persons in last 18 days.

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December 04, 2020

Supreme Court Questions the Necessity of Chopping Trees for Widening Roads

The Supreme Court on Wednesday wondered why felling of trees was necessary to widen roads or to keep them aligned in a straight line, and suggested that roads could instead be zigzag, which would help reduce speed of vehicles and save lives by avoiding ac

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