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Blue India Underwater Photography And Art Competition

Reef Watch Marine Conservation, an NGO dedicated towards the protection of the Indian Ocean, is holding the Blue India Underwater Art Competition to create a community of artists who are ocean lovers.

Telangana Tiger Not Jai

Sanctuary’s sources dispute reports of the Umred-Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary's missing tiger Jai being spotted in Telangana, declaring it to be false news.

Landscape Connectivity Critical For Elephant Conservation

Scientists from Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), India Program are calling for a re-think on conservation strategies for threatened and wide-ranging large mammal species.

Five Rare Caracals Seized From Wildlife Traders In Uttar Pradesh

The Mirzapur Forest Department apprehended three wildlife traders, who were caught with six wild cats in their possession. From the six animals rescued, one remains unidentified, while the other five belong to an elusive species of wild cat called the caracal.

Pregnant Elephant Electrocuted In Chhattisgarh

Two elephants were electrocuted when they came in contact with electric wires enclosing a sugarcane field in the district of Surajpur, Chhattisgarh.

11 Poachers Arrested In Bhadra Tiger Reserve, Karnataka

The Karnataka Forest Department arrested a 12 member group for poaching two sambar deers in the Bhadra Tiger Reserve.

China To Phase Out Its Domestic Ivory Trade By The End Of 2017

China, known for its tiger farms and its flourishing, illegal trade markets dealing in wild species products, takes a huge step forward in fighting elephant poaching by announcing a ban on ivory trade in the country.

Red-breasted Merganser Sighted For The First Time In India

A first ever officially documented sighting of the Red-breasted Merganser in India by birding enthusiasts Dr. Rajneesh Ghadi and Dr. Mangesh Prabhulkar has the birding world in a state of excitement.

Soe Moe Tun – Another Victim Of Illegal Logging And Forest Crime?

Myanmar journalist Soe Moe Tun is believed to have been a victim of murder while investigating illegal logging in the country’s Sagaing region.

Vietnam Destroys More Than Two Tons Of Ivory And Rhino Horns

With elephants and rhinoceroses facing an increasing poaching crisis, Vietnam today destroyed 2,177.5 kg of elephant ivory, 70.1 kg of rhinoceros horns, together with a number of specimens from wild tiger and bear, that were confiscated from the illegal trade. The destroyed ivory and horn – estimated to be worth more than USD 7 million.