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Dominica’s beloved wildlife still shaky a year after Maria

9 days ago
ROSEAU: 'Sad' parrots and 'stressed-out' frogs might be unlikely contenders for concern in the aftermath of a catastrophic natural disaster. But the fate of two of Dominica's most prized species are still a source of worry a year after…

Woman ate endangered animals to make YouTube money

4 months, 10 days ago
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: A Cambodian woman sparked outrage countrywide after she filmed herself skinning, cooking and eating endangered animals in order to earn money on YouTube. She was later arrested by the authorities. Named, Ah Lin Tuch…

How humans are limiting animal movements

7 months, 30 days ago
Humans change entire landscapes – by building cities and roads, by farming land and by exploiting natural resources. What effects does this have on animals and their habitats? Using the GPS location data of more than 800 animals, a team…

American national hunts rare markhor in Chitral

8 months, 21 days ago
CHITRAL: An American hunter of Pakistani origin, Saeedullah Khan Paracha, hunted a rare specie markhor with 47-inch long horns in Chitral. Paracha hunted the animal under trophy hunting permit issued by the local wildlife department in…

Govt chalks out comprehensive strategy for wildlife protection

1 year, 6 months ago
ISLAMABAD: The government has chalked out a comprehensive strategy for protection of wildlife and natural habitats of the country, Secretary Ministry of Climate Change Syed Abu Ahmad Akif said on Saturday. “A Rs750 million program has…

Climate change shows in shrinking Antarctic snows

1 year, 8 months ago
Vast icy rock peaks tower above Argentina's Carlini research base in Antarctica. But scientists who have worked there for decades say the glaciers are less icy than they once were. For international experts stationed at the base, the…

How our shopping habits hurt endangered species

1 year, 8 months ago
PARIS: The hidden danger to wildlife posed by imported consumer goods -- an expresso coffee in Beijing, a tofu salad in Chicago -- can now be pinpointed and measured, researchers said on Wednesday. Crunching huge amounts of data, they…

Cheetahs ‘sprinting’ towards extinction: wildlife study

1 year, 8 months ago
LONDON: Cheetahs are "sprinting" to extinction due to habitat loss and other forms of human impact, according to a new study out this week which called for urgent action to save the world's fastest land animals. Cheetah numbers in…

Chitral holds wildlife workshop to protect rare species

1 year, 11 months ago
CHITRAL: Three-days of training workshop and three-day field visit on capacity building of Wild Life staff and community representatives in Rules & Regulations under Khyber Pahtoonkhwa (KP) Wildlife Act 2015 concluded. At the end of…