The very first winners of the 2021 International Ranger Awards, presented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), were announced on April 7, in a virtual ceremony hosted online.Readmore..
Biodiversity is usually defined in a scientific and technical way, with a prominent focus on species.Readmore..
Researchers discuss the challenges in studying human-wildlife coexistence and the way forward.Readmore..
Scientists from the University of British Columbia (Canada), the Centre for Wildlife Studies (CWS India), highlight the significant human cost in the valuation of the damage incurred from conflict with wildlife in India.Readmore..
Conservationists in Cyprus are urging authorities to expand a hunting ban throughout a coastal salt lake network amid concerns that migrating flamingos could potentially swallow lethal quantities of lead shotgun pellets.Readmore..
On the occasion of the World Wetland Day and as a part of its commitment towards conservation, restoration and management of India’s wetlands, the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Sh. Babul Supriyo today announced the establisReadmore..
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.Readmore..
Considering the need to have a conservation paradigm for marine mega fauna and marine turtles, the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has released ‘Marine Mega Fauna Stranding Guidelines’ and ‘National Marine Turtle Action Plan’Readmore..
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.Readmore..
Not all avian influenza viruses cause disease in humans. However, some can infect humans and cause severe disease.Readmore..