“Rapid degradation of TWLS and its eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) has been witnessed in Usgaon, Saivaan, on the hills of Vajreshwari,” said Stalin D, director, Vanashakti.
Updated on Apr 20, 2019 06:04 AM IST
The population estimate of one-horned rhino at Jalpapara was 204 in 2015 while the figure was 149 in 2011 and 35 at Gorumara in 2011. There are about 3,000 rhinos in the wild, half of them in Kaziranga, Assam alone.
Published on Dec 26, 2018 11:27 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
The highest leopard mortality in 2018 was recorded in Uttarakhand with 93 deaths, followed by Maharashtra (90), Rajasthan (46), Madhya Pradesh (37), Uttar Pradesh (27), Karnataka (24) and Himachal Pradesh (23).
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 12:00 PM IST
The plan states that the boundaries of these wetland clusters will be demarcated and notified under the Wetlands Rules 2017.
Published on Nov 21, 2018 08:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
Traversing continents in flocks, some in parallel rows while others in wave shape, the various species of birds arrived here from Europe, Central Asia, China and Japan to spend the winter in the waters of the Himalayan valley.
Updated on Nov 13, 2018 07:49 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Ashiq Hussain
Wildlife conservationists said from April this year, at least 54 elephants have died in Odisha either due to poaching, deliberate electrocution or by sagging lines or poisoning.
Updated on Oct 27, 2018 10:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dhenkanal | By Debabrata Mohanty
Pankaj Kumar, divisional forest officer of Almora, said hunter Lakhpat Singh killed the leopard on Wednesday evening. He said the leopard had become a threat to human life after attacking 9 to 10 people in Nainoli area.
Published on Sep 28, 2018 12:47 AM IST
Nainital | By HT Correspondent
At an offbeat watering hole in Botswana, you may get closer to one of Earth’s largest creatures than you could find comfortable
Updated on Sep 15, 2018 08:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Sathya Saran
There has been an 80% decline in the population of Lesser Florican since 2000 when around 3,500 birds were estimated to be in these four states, according to the report.
Updated on Jul 15, 2018 07:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Punya Priya Mitra
Some of the villagers started clicking selfies with the python in Birbhum district of West Bengal and many, according to the forest department and local administration, poked the snake with sticks.
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 09:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Midnapore | By Koushik Dutta
A pipeline laid to provide water to the local wildlife in the Aravallis has been damaged. The objective behind laying the pipeline was to keep animals from straying into residential areas in search of water.
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 12:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
The Uttarakhand State Board for Wildlife is going to meet on Friday after a gap of 19 months to discuss some key conservation issues
Published on Jun 14, 2018 10:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Nihi Sharma
Listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List, villagers trapped the fishing cat in net after it preyed on their goats.
Updated on Jun 03, 2018 09:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
Australia has the highest extinction rate in the world, while declining populations are affected by habitat loss as well as introduced creatures such as cats, foxes and rabbits going feral and killing native species across the vast continent.
Published on May 26, 2018 10:08 AM IST
AFP, Sydney | By HT Correspondent
Wildlife has been increasing for about 30 years in New York, with its 11,735 hectares of park, where hunting is prohibited and there are few natural predators.
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 03:52 PM IST
Agence France-Presse, New York | By HT Correspondent