Centre allocates Rs 59 cr for Asiatic Lion conservation in Gujarat

New Delhi: With the aim to protect and conserve the worlds last ranging free population of Asiatic Lions, the Ministry of Environment on Friday launched a three-year Asiatic Lion Conservation Project in collaboration with the state of Gujarat. It will focus on the scientific management of the lion habitat with the involvement of communities The project, More...

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By Agencies On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Two elephants electrocuted in Bengal

Kolkata: Two elephants died from electrocution after coming in contact with a high-voltage cable in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district on Saturday, police said. Non-rectification of sagging lines over a More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Kolkata-bound ivory worth Rs 1.69 crore seized

Guwahati: In a major success against wildlife parts smuggling, sleuths of Revenue Intelligence (RI) have recovered over 16 kg of ivory worth Rs 1.69 crore in the international market from a place near Siliguri in More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Lion escapes at US zoo, kills worker

Washington: A 22-year-old graduate, who started job at a wildlife conservatory in the US state of North Carolina two weeks ago, was mauled to death by a lion that escaped a locked enclosure at the facility. One More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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Global warming threatens ‘feminization’ of green sea turtles

Madrid: Global warming is threatening “feminization” of green sea turtle, a study has said suggesting that by 2100 up to 93 per cent of the hatchlings of this species could be females. The change in More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Three Gir lions run over by speeding train

Gandhinagar: After losing 23 Asiatic lions in a section of the Gir forest area in recent times, three another set of lions from a pride lost their lives as speeding goods train ran them over early on Tuesday. Following More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Elephant herd kills five villagers in Jharkhand

Ranchi: A herd of rampaging wild elephants have killed five people in the last one week in Jharkhand’s Pakur, Jamtara and Dumka districts, forest officials said on Tuesday. Atleast 700 people have been killed More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Wild elephants kill man in Jharkhand

Ranchi: A man was trampled to death by a herd of elephants in Jharkhands Jamtara district on Thursday. The elephants chased and trampled him to death According to police, a herd of 22 elephants reached Nurgi village More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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Gujarat launches Rs 351-cr project to conserve Gir lions

Gandhinagar: Alarmed over the Canine Distemper Virus (CDV) outbreak that claimed the lives of 23 Asiatic lions in their only abode Gir in Saurashtra, the Gujarat government on Tuesday launched a Rs 351-crore project More...

By IANS On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Injured leopard rescued near Agra Fort

Agra: A badly injured eight-year-old leopard was on Tuesday caught near the Agra Fort, a popular tourist destination. The animal was tranquilized by the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department The animal was tranquilized More...