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Human Race on Brink of Extinction? Yes, Says New Study

If the rate at which deforestation is happening doesn’t stop, then mankind too will become defunct, warns a new environment study on deforestation. Agriculture, commercial business, setting up of factories or towering buildings – all such activities have contributed immensely to deforestation that we humans would be the targets of destruction too in the future, says the study . A research team ...

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Endangered snow leopard noticed first time in Kumaon Hills of Himalayas

Uttarakhand that houses the beautiful Kumaon Himalayas became the talk of town when snow leopard- the most endangered species on earth, was noticed in the Himalayas, thereby disclosing for the first time that these species are still existing. As per the Uttarakhand forest department officials, a camera captured the picture of the snow leopard, thus making it the first recorded ...

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Odisha giant Croc Skeleton to be preserved: Forest Officials

Orissa wildlife authorities have decided to ptoreserve the skeletal remains of a giant male crocodile measuring 18.5ft in Bhitarkanika. The skeleton was found near a creek of the Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district of Orissa last month raising curiosity among the people and authorities have decided to move it to the interpretation centre of the museum of the park. ...

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100 rhinos killed by poachers in Kenya over last 3 years

Kenya lost over 100 rhinos to poachers in the last three years, raising fears that the country’s total number of 1,000 rhinos could be wiped out, a government official said Wednesday. Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu said illegal wildlife trade presented a serious threat to the survival and conservation of many endangered species. Wakhungu said that effective prosecution was hampered ...

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Will Fish Become Extinct Species in 100 Years?

Thanks to superior human activity, wildlife on land is almost extinct and the next in line is the marine life, mainly fish and the time period researchers have set is just 100 years. A consortium of researchers said wildlife in the oceans is as healthy as it was on the land hundreds of thousands of years ago but it may ...

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10 bird sanctuaries in India critically need urgent uplift: Report

Two important bird and biodiversity areas in Maharashtra are among 10 across India that are in serious danger of being lost forever due to unsustainable developmental pactices, a new study warned Saturday. The report, titled ‘Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas: A Global Network for Conserving Nature & Benefitting People’, was prepared by Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) in association with ...

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