Sunday, Dec 04, 2022

endangered species


Fungal outbreak threatens tricoloured bat with extinction in US

September 14, 2022 4:09 pm

The tricolored bat is the second US bat species recommended for the endangered designation this year as a fungal disease ravages their populations.

Endangered status sought for snail near Nevada lithium mine

September 14, 2022 11:25 am

The biggest threat to the Kings River pyrg snail’s survival could be the disruption of groundwater flows as a result of the 113-meter, open-pit mine.

Artist Suvigya Sharma is on a mission to protect endangered species, one miniature artwork at a time

August 30, 2022 12:25 pm

Choosing art as a medium to promote conservation has the power to reach places where other mediums can't, said artist Suvigya Sharma

Lok Sabha passes Bill to implement global norms on endangered species

August 03, 2022 2:42 am

The Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 17, 2021. It seeks to amend the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

All about Great Indian Hornbill, the 'vulnerable' bird tortured to death in Nagaland

June 18, 2022 7:09 am

Since the species is declining in numbers and its distribution is fragmented, it was listed as 'Vulnerable' on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in 2018

In Bali, bird sellers help endangered mynah make a comeback

June 06, 2022 1:44 pm

Experts say more research and monitoring is needed, but the conservation model has shown promise over the past 10 years and could be replicated for other vulnerable birds in Indonesia.

Maharashtra govt compensates 288 fishermen for releasing endangered marine species from their nets

June 02, 2022 8:18 am

Monetary compensation up to Rs 25,000 is given to fishermen as they have to cut off their fishing nets in order to release marine species that get accidentally tangled in their fishing nets.

An Indonesian woman bonds with endangered silvery gibbons

March 09, 2022 1:15 pm

Also known as the "Javan gibbon" or "owa jawa" locally, populations of the silver-haired primates are declining because of illegal animal trafficking and deforestation.

World Wildlife Day 2022: Know about the history, theme, and significance

March 03, 2022 2:54 pm

"In 2022, World Wildlife Day will drive the debate towards the imperative need to reverse the fate of the most critically endangered species, to support the restoration of their habitats and ecosystems and to promote their sustainable use by humanity"

Meet Methuselah, the oldest living aquarium fish

January 26, 2022 3:34 pm

The Australian lungfish is now a threatened species and can no longer be exported from Australian waters so biologists at the Academy say it’s unlikely they’ll get a replacement once Methuselah passes away.


In pics: A step closer to extinction, the Monarch butterfly is now on the global endangered species list

July 28, 2022 11:20 am

The butterflies are native to American regions but they migrate to places with milkweed plantations