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Tag: Endangered

Australia May List Koalas As 'Endangered' After Population Suffers 'Extraordinary Hit' In Bushfire

Melbourne: The Australian government on Monday said it could declare Koalas as an “endangered” species after their population suffered “extraordinary hit” in the bushfire crisis, which destroyed 30 per cent of their habitat across the country. Since September last year, the raging Australian bushfires, one of the worst in its history, has killed at least […]

Column: Saving The Olive Ridleys

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: For all Nature lovers safety of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles, who nest on the beaches of Odisha between November and March every year, remains an overriding concern. This is because hundreds of them are killed every year by fishing trawlers which routinely violate the fishing restrictions imposed by the authorities […]

US team reviews safety of Olive Ridleys in Paradip

Paradip: A three-member technical team from the US took stock of the safety measures undertaken for the protection of endangered Olive Ridley turtles at Paradip fishing harbour. The high-level team of National Marine Fisheries Services (USA) discussed the issue in a meeting with officials of Odisha Fisheries department, Paradip Port, forest and other officials of […]

Turkey's endangered 'bird language' enters Unesco list

Ankara: The unusual and very efficient whistle language used as a means of communication by villagers in remote northern Turkey entered the Unesco list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Unesco has accepted the “bird language” of Black Sea villagers as an endangered part of world heritage in need of urgent protection, Xinhua news agency reported on […]

Giant ibis 19 nests discovered in Cambodia

New Delhi: In good news for wildlife conservationists, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced that 19 nests of the critically endangered giant ibis have been discovered in the Northern Plains of Cambodia in Preah Vihear province. The community members and conservationists are working together under the Bird Nest Protection Program to protect these nests […]

Burmese roofed turtles
Critically endangered Burmese roofed turtles hatched

New Delhi: The critically endangered Burmese roofed turtles, the species that was thought to be extinct in 2001, have hatched in Myanmar, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Turtle Survival Alliance said on Friday. In a major boost to the species survival, 39 Burmese roofed turtles — one of the rarest turtles in existence — […]

Number of muggers stagnant in Ghodahada reservoir

Berhampur: The population of mugger, an endangered crocodile species found in the Ghodahada irrigation reservoir near Digapahandi in Ganjam district, has remained nearly stagnant for the past two years. The census of the mugger, also known as marsh crocodile,in and around a four-sq-km reservoir area, was conducted byBerhampur forest division on Sunday. The census count […]