With understaffed forest departments and the lack of qualified wildlife veterinarians, the cause for 55 per cent of tiger deaths remains unknown
66th Standing Committee meeting of CITES underway in Geneva
National Ivory Action Plans, domestic legislation and additional measures to protect endangered species being discussed
Agasthyamala included in UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserve
The Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve comprises of tropical forests and is home to 2,254 species of higher plants including about 400 that are …
Wildlife markets in Laos host dangerous pathogens, finds study
There is a high risk of transmission of these pathogens to humans posing a potential threat to gloabl health
DTE Impact: Goa to regulate boat tours affecting corals, dolphins
Unregulated tourism activities have led to degradation of Goa's coral reef and harmed the humpback dolphin
Poaching taking a toll on gorilla, zebra population: IUCN
The Eastern Gorilla has moved from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Critically Endangered’ category with its total population now …
Will IUCN ban on domestic ivory trade spark a global battle on conservation?
Two blocs of countries seem headed for a confrontation over the issue of ban on ivory trade
Should ivory trade be legalised?
International ban on ivory trade has neither reduced elephant poaching nor the volume of the illegal trade. Is it time the trade is legalised? …