The University of East Anglia led a team of international researchers to work closely in Mauritius for investigating the cause of genetic erosion across Mauritius’s endangered pink pigeon population. Across the island nation, there was an increasing decline in pink pigeons in the late 1980s.
The species of Western Tragopan (regionally called Jajurana), Himachal Pradesh’s state bird, is on the verge of extinction. However, good news has come from the Great Himalayan National Park in Kullu, HP where the western tragopan clan has increased from 63 members to 70. A
Last week, the Tamil Nadu government strongly urged the Centre to hold the proposal for setting up the Indian Neutrino Observatory (INO) in the state’s Theni Valley or Cumbum Valley. MK Stalin, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, wrote a letter to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi,
Wildlife corridors are acting as essential links between fragmented patches of landscapes that are crucial for the survival of so many flora and fauna species. The United States of America has an abundance of natural treasure, which unfortunately has fallen victim to humankind’s curiosity and
Humankind has encroached deep in forests, putting numerous wildlife species in jeopardy – both flora and fauna. To protect the planet from imminent doom, it is essential to protect every species to maintain the ecological equilibrium. While there are many conservation efforts set in motion
With bee populations highly threatened by habitat loss and climate change, it has become crucial to save these insects that play a major role in pollination and maintaining the ecological balance. A third of the global food production is dependent on bees and other pollinators,
It is a great occasion for wildlife conservationists as a team of researchers has recorded photographic evidence that spotted the vulnerable species of clouded leopard in Nagaland Mountains. The elusive animal was spotted at an elevation of 3,700 meters in a community-owned forest along the
Indonesia’s Komodo dragon or Varanus komodoensis, is the largest living lizard, worldwide. Less than 2,500 of the species are left out of which only 350 females can breed, making it an endangered species under the IUCN Red List. To the thrill of conservationists, six eggs
Human settlements, progressive projects such as major highways and infrastructural development, and expanding farmlands – especially around forests, have resulted in widespread habitat fragmentation and isolation. Although the ecological corridors have always helped the animals to move back and forth from one place to another,
Wildlife corridors have emerged as a solution to conjoin the habitats that have been fragmented by human settlements, anthropogenic activities and expanding farmlands. Also known as migration or habitat corridors, wildlife corridors help the animals to move back and forth from one place to another.