The US National Park Service (NPS) has requested volunteers to help with bison overpopulation to which over 45,000 people have applied to kill bison in the Grand Canyon. The famous national park in Arizona is looking for 12 skilled volunteers to control the herd, which
A four-year-old pregnant tigress has been brutally killed on Sunday by unidentified poachers in Maharashtra. The tigress was carrying four fetuses of 60 days in her womb. If not for this horrendous act of insanity, she would have given birth to the cubs next month.
The most distinguished attribute of the COVID-19 pandemic is the routine use of personal protective equipment (PPE) – mainly disposable blue face masks and latex gloves. When discarded haphazardly, the PPE waste that provides a certain level of safety to humans from the virus, threatens
Dinder National Park boasts of Sudan’s greatest biodiversity park – a haven for wildlife to survive. However, the population increase in the nearby villages has amplified human encroachment in Sudan’s Dinder national park, threatening the wildlife. Spread over 10,000 square kilometers, the park is sandwiched
The number of one-horned rhinos has crossed an exciting number in Nepal’s wildlife sanctuaries by more than a hundred, reaching a thrilling milestone for the Himalayan nation’s conservation efforts. Nepal’s national rhino census is conducted every five years and provides information crucial for future conservation.
The first wave of avian influenza hit several Indian states in December 2020, when thousands of birds (mostly poultry and migratory birds) died within a couple of days. The outbreak was blamed on the migratory birds and authorities were put on high alert to monitor
In early 2020, the Supreme Court gave the green signal to National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) to reintroduce the cheetah in India. The cheetah was declared extinct from the Indian subcontinent in 1952, however, the NTCA sought to relocate the animal from Namibia. Now after
A part of the 291 km-long railway project between Patratu and Sonnagar is likely to disrupt a part of Palamu Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand. Despite the objections raised by farmers and local officials, the railway managers are planning to add a third track through a
The planet earth has a vast range of geographically difficult regions to survive in, such as the extremely cold mountains and scorching temperatures of the deserts. However, life finds a way. Even in the scorching heat and lack of food and water, many wildlife species
Blakiston’s fish owl, the world’s biggest owl is endangered due to habitat degradation. It is the largest living species of owl, which specialize in hunting in riparian areas. Its habitat is riparian forest, with large, old trees for nest-sites, near lakes, rivers, springs, and shoals