User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Endangered Species
Last updated: Aug 18 2017 02:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Gharial recruits: learn hunting to face for wild battles 18.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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50 kg of sea cucumbers seized 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Duo trying to transport the endangered marine species held
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Flashbay Partners With the WILD Foundation and Kayapo Project to Promote Paperless Working 17.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
LONDON, August 17, 2017 : Flashbay, industry leader in promotional technology products, is joining forces with the WILD Foundation and Kayapo Project to support the conservation efforts of the Kayapo territory.
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100 kg of sea cucumber seized in Rameswaram 17.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) , August 17 : The Coastal Marine Police on Thursday seized a total of 100 kg of sea cucumber worth Rs. 5 lakh here.
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Camera trap records 30 large mammal species in Cambodia 17.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A camera trap has recorded the presence of 30 large mammal species in Cambodia's Preah Vihear province, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said in a statement on Thursday.
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Elephants, tigers killed 1 human a day: Govt data 16.8.2017 TOI: India
Concerned over cases of elephant human conflict, SC has asked the Centre and states to examine suggestions for making elephants’ movement hindrance free in 27 corridors across the country. Endangered elephants and tigers are killing a person a day in India as humans put a growing squeeze on their habitat,says new govt data. Attacks by the two species have killed around 1,144 people in the last three years.
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Critically endangered Siamese crocodile eggs hatched in Cambodia 16.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The US-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) on Wednesday announced that eggs of nine critically endangered Siamese crocodiles have been hatched in Cambodia.
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Critically endangered Siamese crocodile eggs hatched in Cambodia 16.8.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
Listed on International Union for Conservation of Nature`s (IUCN) red list as critically endangered, the global population of Siamese crocodiles is declining at an alarming rate.  
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Thunderstorms destroy 30,000 hectares of forests in Poland 15.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Some 30,000 hectares of forests have been completely destroyed after strong winds and thunderstorms hit Poland on the night of August 11.
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Letters: Cash in on red sanders 14.8.2017 All Opinion Stories
The demand for Indian products is not showing any significant signal of improvement
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Environment Minister launches Gaj Yatra to mark World Elephant Day 2017 13.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 12: Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, launched 'Gaj Yatra' here today, a nationwide campaign to protect elephants on the occasion of World Elephant Day. The campaign is planned to cover 12 elephant range states.
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China tames 'grey rhinos' after foreign shopping sprees 12.8.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
"Grey rhinos" have become a hunted species in China, where government regulators are clamping down on powerful private conglomerates amid fears they are racking up dangerous debt levels.Coined by an American policy analyst, the rhino reference points to long-visible threats that can charge suddenly and wreak havoc, as opposed to unforeseen "black swans".In China, it refers in particular to four huge companies with diverse global empires: HNA (aviation, tourism, finance), Fosun (tourism, entertainment), Wanda (real estate, cinema, amusement parks) and Anbang (insurance, luxury hotels).These are
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Elephant Day treat for BBP jumbos 12.8.2017 deccanherald.com
Elephants Lily and Rita at the Bannerghatta Biological Park (BPP) were treated to watermelon and banana cakes on World Elephant Day on Saturday. Elephants in the safari too were fed ragi, rice, coconut, soyabean, horsegram, jaggery and mineral mixtures with green grass along with their daily diet.

BPP also screened a movie on elephants' social behaviour to create awareness about the threats faced by the endangered species. Lion-tailed macaque Renuka, who turned six on Friday, too was celebrated.

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Suspected deer meat seized from toddy shop 12.8.2017 Hindu: News
Dead monitor lizard recovered; shop manager in custody
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15-month-long 'Gaj Yatra' to promote elephant conservation 12.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Forest Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday launched a 15-month-long campaign -- Gaj Yatra -- to raise awareness about the shrinking space for India's wild elephants and their corridors.
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Increased hunting of waterbirds leads to reduced diversity 12.8.2017 Hindu: S & T
Hunting, apart from being a serious threat, is also one of the least studied causes of diversity loss
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Concern over move to set up college at Bengal florican habitat 12.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Concern over move to set up college at Bengal florican habitat
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53 species of medicinal plants are under threatened categories: AYUSH Minister 12.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 11: The Government has taken note of the survey by Botanical Survey of India (BSI) that out of 8,000 medicinal plants, following 53 species are under threatened categories like Critically Endangered, Endangered and Vulnerable.
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Incentives are given to Farmers for Cultivation of Medicinal Plants: Shri Shripad Naik 12.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 11: The Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Government of India under its Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission (NAM) is providing financial assistance as subsidy to farmers to encourage cultivation of herbs/medicinal plants throughout the country.
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'Farmers getting subsidy to cultivate medicinal plants' 11.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Farmers throughout the country are getting financial assistance by the AYUSH Ministry to encourage cultivation of herbs and other medicinal plants, parliament was informed on Friday.
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