Category: Wildlife

The last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

Newsroom24x7 Network Nairobi: With the passing away of Sudan, at age 45, now there are only 2 females and no more male northern white rhinos on planet Earth. It remains to be seen if artificial reproductive techniques can save the fate of the northern white rhino -the majestic African wildlife species that is now going

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Draft National Forest Policy is up for serious discussion

Lalit Shastri The Draft National Forest Policy, 2018, which has been released in the public domain by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, is up for serious discussion, especially due to some of its fine print that has been inter-woven with pointers that state good bit of truth to attract the gullible

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Manikandan laid down his life on the call of duty

The world grieves with Manikandan’s family, friends and colleagues Newsroom24x7 Network Bangalore/New Delhi: Dignitories, Forest officers and people from all walks of life around the world are deeply saddened by the news of Senior IFS officer Dr. S. Manikandan (aged 46, hailing from Cumbum in Theni District, Tamilnadu), Conservator of Forests and Field Director of

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Tigers are fighting a losing battle

Lalit Shastri Bhopal: During 2017, 98 cases of tiger mortality and 17 cases of tiger body parts seizure were reported from different parts of India. The maiximum mortality – 26 tigers – was reported from BJP ruled Madhya Pradesh, the central Indian State that boasts of the cental Indian highlands and was till a few years

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CREW all set for Central Indian Highlands Wildlife Film Festival 2018

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: CREW (Crusade for Revival of Environment and Wildlife) is organising the Central Indian Highlands Wildlife Film Festival 2018 (CIHfestival 2018) with the help of the Wildlife Wing of Madhya Pradesh Forest Department between February and September this year. In the first phase of CIHfestival 2018, Wildlife Expeditions (camps) are being organised for

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Last call from P. M. Lad

Kishor Rithe Newsroom24x7 joins Kishor Rithe in paying homage to P.M. Lad, a great and committed conservationist, wildlife expert and birder I used to get phone calls regularly from P.M.Lad. Many of these calls were meant for saving the forest land in Sailana, He would mainly discuss how the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF

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Central Indian Highlands: Status of the tiger habitat and the ecosystem – World Wetlands Day

Newsroom24x7 Network Click here for World Wetlands Day event CREW, a not for profit registered organisation, is organising an event in February 2018 to mark the release of a documentary on the Central Indian Highlands – a region that for thousands of years has remained an ideal habitat for tigers – a grand specie now

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Trophy hunting: British Columbia brings an end to grizzly bear hunt

Newsroom24x7 Network Victoria: The British Columbia government is bringing an end to the hunting of grizzly bears throughout the province, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, announced on 18 December. The population of grizzly bears in British Columbia is

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2017 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Finalists and Winners Announced

Newsroom24x7 Staff The 2017 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival Finalists and Winners have been announced. Grand Teton Award, sponsored by Panasonic goes to The Ivory Game, A Netflix Documentary, Terra Mater Film Studios and Vulcan Productions ​in association with Malaika Pictures in association with Appian Way The Best Animal Behavior Film, sponsored by World Wildlife

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Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival recognizes the best Wildlife and Nature Media for 2017

Newsroom24x7 Network JACKSON, Wyo( USA): The Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival has announced the 2017 finalists for its 15th biennial film competition, an event that is considered to be the “Oscars of nature filmmaking.” Winners will be revealed at the Grand Teton Awards Gala in Jackson, Wyo. on Thursday, 28 September 2017. The awards are

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Global Tiger Day: CREW talks of tigers and tiger habitat

Lalit Shastri Today is Global Tiger Day, also called International Tiger Day. It is to celebrate and raise awareness about conservation and the largest cat species. Tiger sits at the apex of the biotic pyramid. Today the magnificent tiger is threatened like never before due to the endless greed of the human beings leading to

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Wild species getting extinct in Bharatpur National Park

Umashankar Mishra New Delhi: Over a span of five decades, eight mammal species have become locally extinct in Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur, a study has revealed. Many species of wild animals including tiger, leopard, black buck, smooth-coated otter, leopard cat, Indian fox and Hanuman langur have become locally extinct in the last fifty years

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Ken-Betwa Link Project will spell disaster for Panna Tiger Reserve

Lalit Shastri Government of India and the State Governments of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh have rallied forces and after according all mandatory clearances they are now waiting for the final nod from the Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court to go ahead with the Ken-Betwa Link Project which will submerge more than 4000

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