On May 13th the innovative anti-poaching “Rhisotope Project” was launched. The project which is based on nuclear science has the potential to drastically reduce Rhino poaching.
A rare fishing cat, locally known as ‘mechho bagh’, was captured in Azimnagar village of Fatikchhari Upazila on Monday night.
Two dolphins were found dead on Kuakata beach on Sunday and Monday.
As the sun sets over the canopy of Albizia Amara trees, a thin blanket of fog begins to descend over the forests of the Malai Mahadeshwara Hills Wildlife Sanctuary.
‘Batagur Baska’ a rare species rive turtle, laid 27 eggs at Wildlife Breeding Centre in Karamjal of the East Sundarbans on Sunday.
A septuagenarian man was trampled to death by a wild elephant at Chapatoli village in Anwara Upazila of Chattotram on Saturday.
By Alison Kentish UNITED NATIONS, Jan 29 2021 (IPS) – Over 100,000 concerned petitioners have urged the Namibian government to scrap its plan to auction off 170 wild elephants — which include rare desert-adapted elephants — but the country’s Ministry…
Bagerhat, Jan 2 — Nineteen deer skins were seized from two members of a wildlife poaching-smuggling gang in Bagerhat’s Sarankhola on Saturday.
Faridpur, Jan 23 — A rare vulture was rescued by two young men in Faridpur Sadar Upazila’s Shovarampur area. The vulture has been handed over to the livestock office after first aid.
A Royal Bengal Tiger hide was seized from Sharonkhola of Bagerhat District Tuesday afternoon.
Bogura, Jan 5 – Green activists rescued a large Himalayan vulture after it got injured from Anantapur village of Shibganj Upazila in Bogura on Monday.
An ailing elephant of a circus group died at Simanta Bazar area of Sirajganj Sadar Upazila on Thursday.
Dhaka, Nov 23 – Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has no plan to remove stray dogs for now. And no dogs will be relocated without consulting the ministry concerned and petitioners. Attorney General AM Amin Uddin said this to the…
A study of the University of Michigan (UM) suggested that human-caused noise and light pollution can harm individual species of bird populations.
The Bangladesh government has said that it is taking all necessary steps to protect river dolphins and reverse the decline of these amazing cetaceans.
By Karun Dewan NAWALPARASI, Lumbiniī, Nepal, Oct 2 2020 (IPS) – Vultures get a lot of bad press. Unlike other birds which are praised for their melodious song or bright plumage, vultures have been traditionally reviled for feeding greedily on…
Authorities have removed 380 carcasses of pilot whales from Tasmania State in Australia while around 70 more whales were rescued from Australia’s worst mass stranding on Thursday.
Hobart, Australia, AP/UNB, Sept 23 – Around 500 pilot whales were found stranded in Australia’s island state of Tasmania on Wednesday.
At least 90 pilot whales out of a group of 270 that remained stranded in Australia’s Tasmania have died, officials said Tuesday.
SYDNEY, Sept 12, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – A trio of humpback whales — usually bound for Antarctica this time of year — took a wrong turn, heading up a crocodile-infested north Australian river with scientists hoping Saturday they will all return…
Wildlife populations have fallen by more than two-thirds in less than 50 years, according to a major report by the conservation group WWF.
The High Court (HC) on Tuesday rejected a writ petition seeking investigation into the deaths of 84 elephants in Chattogram region.
‘বাঘ এসেছে, বাঘ দেখা গেছে’ এমন আতঙ্কের পর অবশেষে একটি বনবিড়াল আটক করেছে এলাকাবাসী। রবিবার দুপুরে জেলার তেঁতুলিয়া উপজেলার দেবনগর ইউনিয়নের সীমান্তবর্তী শিবচন্ডি গ্রামের লোকজন বনবিড়ালটিকে আটক করে। সীমান্তবর্তী ওই চা বাগানে কর্মরত চা শ্রমিকরা মেছো বাঘ মনে করে এটিকে…
Dhaka, Sept 05 – Experts are calling on the government to take immediate steps to ban the Ketoprofen, and other harmful veterinary drugs for vultures in Bangladesh, and promote the safer alternative, Meloxicam.
রাঙামাটির কাপ্তাই উপজেলার রাইখালী ইউনিয়নে বন্য হাতির আক্রমণে এক ব্যক্তির মৃত্যু হয়েছে।
Forest officers in a drive recovered 42 kgs of venison, three deer heads, 12 legs from Marapashur Canal of the Sundarbans in Bagerhat district on Tuesday.
This year has been a difficult time for Fredzia, a young female African elephant at Warsaw Zoo in the Polish capital. The zoo’s four elephants became three in March, following the death of Erna, the largest female and elder of…
Dhaka, Aug 24 – A writ petition was filed with the High Court seeking directives to investigate the deaths of 84 elephants in 19 years in Chittagong district and form an investigation body to look into the incidents.
by Ashvita Anand • In north Bengal, a hotbed of human-elephant conflict, crop-raiding is more prevalent in areas that are on the boundary of protected areas, close to agricultural fields, forests, plantations, and areas close to water sources such as…
Only 100 of the hybrids remain in captivity A group of Hungarian scientists say they unintentionally created a hybrid of two endangered species – Russian sturgeons and American paddlefish – that last shared a common ancestor 184 million years ago.