Barely three days after a dehorned rhinoceros carcass was found floating on the flood waters of Kaziranga National Park, a female rhino was shot at by the poachers and its horn and right ear were axed.
Monthly Archive: September 2012
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this documentary films using the ‘Bouldercam’ – a revolutionary remote camera device that boldly goes where no camera has gone before – right into the heart of a lion pride.
In a classic case of fence eating the farm, those promising to save snakes by rescuing and releasing them in their natural habitat put a blot on conservation. In a major action against wildlife crime, a joint team of wildlife and territorial wing officials on Wednesday arrested 12 sarpa mitras for selling snake venom illegally worth lakhs of rupees.
The Union ministry of environment and forest (MoEF) on Wednesday suspended the environment clearances (EC) of all the 93 mining leases in Goa asking the mine owners to submit the relevant documents.