Environment/Science
Biodiversity
Guwahati, Feb 27 (JEN) : A forest official was suspended after a one-horned rhino was poached in Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Friday while Assam forest minister Atuwa Munda was visiting the park. more
Muthoot Group, WWF-India join hands for 'Friends for Life'

New Delhi, Feb 17 (JEN): The Muthoot Group, one of India's leading business conglomerates, as a part of its CSR initiative Muthoot Haathi Mera Saathi, in partnership with World Wide Fund for ...

Joint Ops to be started against poachers in Kaziranga from Feb 6

Guwahati, Feb 4 (JEN) : The Assam police, Para military forces and Assam Forest Protection Force will be launching an intensive operation against poachers in Kaziranga National Park and nei ...

Tiger population in India increases by 30.5 pct: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi, Jan 20 (JEN): Minister of Environment, Forests & Climate Change Prakash Javadekar has said that Government initiatives to streamline Tiger Conservation along with effective Forest ...

Two poachers killed in Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Guwahati, Jan 20 (JEN) : Two poachers were killed by patrolling forest guards in Assam's Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary on Tuesday, officials said.

Poachers turn Kaziranga National Park as killing field, two more rhinos dead

Guwahati, Jan 11 (JEN): Poachers turned Assam's Kaziranga National Park as killing field while two more rhinos were poached in the world heritage site in past 24 hours.

Norway: UN to launch research vessel to support endangered fisheries

New York, Jun 10 (JEN): The United Nations agricultural agency announced on Monday that it is partnering with Norway to build an advanced research vessel as part of efforts to avert the effe ...

Ban urges recommitment to treaty on use of world’s oceans

New York, Jun 10 (JEN): Marking the upcoming 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the landmark treaty that has become known as the “Constitution for the Oceans”, UN Secretary-Gene ...

UN issues guide to make fisheries more sustainable

New York, May 29 (JEN): A new series of guides released on Wednesday by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will make it easier for fishers to identify deep-sea sharks ...

UN adopts new global platform to tackle wildlife

New York, May 22 (JEN): In response to the rising levels of illicit trafficking of fauna and flora, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has adopted a new global platform tak ...