Conserving biodiversity 'hotspots' like Madagascar doesn't mean leaving out coldspots
Bihar’s Valmiki Tiger Reserve to get more grassland cover
CITES CoP 2019: Proposals to resume sales of ivory stockpiles rejected
CITES CoP 2019: Critically endangered saiga antelope not to get highest protection
CITES CoP 2019: Giraffes accorded protection from trade for the first time
The giraffe has been placed in Appendix II of CITES, which places prohibitions on uncontrolled trade in a species
Elephants fall prey to Odisha mineral rush
Three elephants were killed while crossing a national highway on August 22 when they were hit by trucks laden with iron ...
CITES CoP 2019: Resolution seeking closure of domestic ivory markets not adopted
30 African countries panned EU, Japan for not closing legal ivory markets
More than 5,000 gharials born in Chambal sanctuary
Although many may not survive their first year, conservationists are delighted that their efforts have borne fruit
CITES CoP 2019: Conservationist Vivek Menon wins Clark Bavin Award
Menon, who heads conservation non-profit Wildlife Trust of India, was awarded the award for his efforts towards wildlife enforcement ...
Global Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the week (August 12 - August 18)
Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of global ecology
Chimpanzees’ working memory is remarkably similar to our own
Chimpanzees are able to perform at a level comparable to seven-year-old children in a working memory task that requires ...
Himalayan wolves prey on as many as 39 species: Study
The study also found that more Himalayan wolves consumed a larger proportion of domestic than wild prey in areas ...
Protection plan for wildlife sanctuary in Mt Abu may harm it
Allowing development activities in the slim eco-sensitive zone proposed by the Environment ministry could destroy the buffer needed for ...
Trump Administration dilutes Endangered Species Act
Critics say the move will hasten the extinction of those species in the country which are endangered
Global Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the week (August 5 – August 11)
Centre interviews official named in tiger poaching probe for WII directorship
Samir Sinha, former director of Jim Corbett National Park, is one of the eight officials the Ministry of Environment, ...
3,000 crocodiles born in Bhitarkanika National Park
Forest officers saw 103 nests of saltwater crocodiles this breeding season
Gogabeel is Bihar's first community reserve
Notified on August 2, it is also Bihar’s fifteenth Protected Area
Buffet buddies: Footage reveals that fierce leopard seals work together when king penguin is on the menu
A film crew working on Netflix documentary series Our Planet in South Georgia saw wild leopard seals floating alongside ...
Global Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the week (July 29 – August 4)
Survival of rarest birds found in eastern Himalayas at risk
Deforestation, shifting cultivation and conversion of forests for plantations have led to massive loss of forests
India's tiger census 2018 may set a Guinness record
There is an application in with the Guinness Book of World Records to see if this is the largest ...
We tracked South Africa’s sardine run over 66 years: here’s what we found
The sardine run is of great economic importance because it provides prime fishing opportunities and attracts large numbers of ...
Tiger Census 2018: None found in Buxa, Palamu and Dampa reserves
The presence of tigers in these reserves was scarce in 2014 too; nation-wide population up 30 per cent
Global Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the week (July 22 – July 28)