Environment/Science
Biodiversity
Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, Sept 14 (JEN) It was close shave for two men who were attacked by an elephant in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after they tried to sneak past it on their motorcyle. more
Poachers kill another rhino in flood hit Kaziranga

Guwahati, Sept 4 (JEN): Poachers killed another one horned rhino in flood hit Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Thursday night, officials said on Friday.

UN urges action to tackle illegal wildlife trade

New York, Jul 31 (JEN): Recognizing that wild animals and plants are an “irreplaceable part of the natural systems of the Earth,” the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday urged it ...

Orangutans face extinction on Borneo where deforestation is unsustainable: UN

New York, Jul 30 (JEN): The massive conversion of Borneo’s forests for the production palm oil together with the impact of climate change is driving to extinction the orangutan on Asia’s ...

Dia Mirza celebrates 'Global Tiger Day'

Mumbai, July 29 (JEN): Actor-producer Dia Mirza celebrated 'Global Tiger Day' in Hyderabad and Delhi.

Three rhino poachers apprehended near Kaziranga

Guwahati, July 12 (JEN) : Three rhino poachers were apprehended by Special Task Force (STF) near Kaziranga National Park (KNP) of Assam on Saturday, officials said on Sunday.

Assam: Poacher killed in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Guwahati, May 22 (JEN): A poacher was killed and two others were apprehended by Assam Forest Protection Force (AFPF) personnel in Assam's Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary on Friday, officials sai ...

Rhino poached in Kaziranga

Guwahati, Mar 4 (JEN) : Poachers killed another one horned rhinoceros in Assam's Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Wednesday and managed to flee with its horn, officials said.

Assam Governor directs forest department to curb rhino poaching

Guwahati, March 1 (JEN) : Assam Governor PB Acharya on Sunday directed the state forest department and authorities of the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) to take stern actions to curb rhino po ...

UP: 65 captive reared Gharials released into Ganges

Hastinapur, Feb 27 (JEN): As part of a unique collaboration between the government, communities and civil society, 65 captive reared Gharials were released into the Ganges at Hastinapur.