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Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020

International union for conservation of nature

Aug 12, 2020 14:08
Whale sharks are a protected species under Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act (WPA), 1972, and also listed as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). read more
Jun 18, 2020 10:45
The hog badgers, scientifically known as ‘Arctonyx Collaris’, are listed as an endangered species at IUCN. read more
Jan 24, 2020 01:44
The wetland was in the news in November last year after more than 20,000 birds died due to botulism, a neuromuscular illness caused by bacteria, to the concern of environmentalists and ornithologists. read more
Sep 11, 2019 23:57
IUCN’s decision comes after city-based wildlife conservation group Empower Foundation submitted its second report – titled “Evidences of Wildlife in Aarey Forest” – within a week to the India office of IUCN on Wednesday. read more
Aug 21, 2019 22:53
Census by state wildlife wing in Sechu Tuan Nalla sanctuary last month finds rare species of Himalayan brown bear, snow leopard, musk deer, long tailed marmot, red fox and Royle’s pika apart from 50 species of birds read more
Aug 05, 2019 01:09
After the recent notification on 224 ha of mangrove cover, 475 ha remain unprotected read more
Jun 17, 2019 00:53
Research by the Mangrove and Marine Biodiversity Conservation Foundation of Maharashtra says illegal fishing methods such as using banned nets are killing juveniles that have not had a chance to breed read more
Jun 11, 2019 10:59
The black softshell turtle was declared extinct in the wild in 2002 by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. read more
Apr 04, 2019 22:53
The study found that dhole occupancy or dhole signs which were detected in 35% of the sites surveyed in 2007 had reduced to only 30% of the sites by 2015. read more
Mar 25, 2019 15:05
Over the last three years, the people of Hima Malai Sohmat are working proactively to conserve the Western Hoolock gibbons and in the process, they are saving their forests too. read more
Jul 08, 2018 08:19
The Aquilaria malaccensis tree, which produces one of the world’s most valued woods, moved from ‘vulnerable’ to ‘critically endangered’ as logging and deforestation caused population to decline by more than 80% over the past 150 years, the IUCN said. read more
Apr 27, 2018 21:05
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) will conduct the project in the three countries, with the Global Tiger Forum (GTF) and Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) playing a crucial role in synchronising the programme. read more
Apr 25, 2018 11:45
The bear, whose name means “Silent Stalker” in Inuit, had reached the grand old age of 27. read more