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Two-thirds of wild animals may go extinct by 2020

According to recently released study, global wildlife populations have fallen by 58% since 1970 and if the trend continues then two-thirds of wild animals may go extinct by 2020 The study was published as The Living Planet assessment by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). What the study says? ..

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Global Tiger population increased for the first time in 100 years by 22%: WWF & GTF

According to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Global Tiger Forum (GTF), the global tiger population has increased by 22 per cent after a century of constant decline. The number of wild tigers across the globe has gone up globally by 22 per cent to 3,890, from the 2010 estimate of 3,200. The data ..

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More than 50 animal species critically endangered in India: Government

Union Government has announced that out of 96,000 animal species found in India more than 50 animals have been assessed as critically endangered (CR) and 310 as endangered (EN). It was announced by Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha. Key Facts The assessment studies were conducted by Zoological ..

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Marine population declined since 1970: Study

As per recently released study, populations of marine mammals, fish, birds and reptiles have declined by 49% since 1970. The study report was prepared by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL). In this study more than 1,200 species of marine creatures were analysed in the past 45 years. Key ..

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15 Gharials to be released in Beas belt in Punjab to boost tourism

Punjab government has announced to release 15 Gharials in the Beas belt, near Harike Patan in order boost tourism. The Gharials species will be released as part of state government’s plan to make Beas belt, a natural habitat of the fish-eating crocodile species. The release of Gharials has been planned in February-March 2015 near Karmowal ..

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