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Pathways damaged, elephants being killed

There were 500 elephants in the country at the end of the last century. The number was 263 in 2019. About 55 per cent of the elephants are in Cox’s Bazar

Pathways damaged, elephants being killed

Endangered masked finfoot of the Sundarbans

The masked finfoot, a rare bird on the brink of extinction, can be found in the Sundarbans. A sancturary in the forest could help in the bird's breeding and survival.

Endangered finfoot on a tree in the  Sundarbans

Wildlife population declined by 68pc since 1970: WWF

Global populations of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish have suffered an average two-thirds' decline in less than half a century. This has contributed to environmental degradation, ...

Wildlife population declined by 68pc since 1970: WWF

Giant panda at US National Zoo gives birth to healthy cub

Giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a healthy cub on Friday at the National Zoo in Washington, and immediately began nursing and cuddling the tiny new arrival, animal care staff said

Giant Panda mom Mei Xiang (L) and her cub Bao Bao (R) wrestle in the snow at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington on 27 January 2015

Scientists fear lasting impact from Mauritius oil spill

The full impact of the toxic spill is still unfolding, scientists say. As the Indian Ocean island's residents scramble to mop up the oil slicks and clumps, they are seeing dead eels and fish floating ...

A general view shows the bulk carrier ship MV Wakashio, belonging to a Japanese company but Panamanian-flagged, ran aground on a reef, at the Riviere des Creoles, Mauritius on 13 August 2020

Prince William calls for end of illegal wildlife trade amid coronavirus crisis

Speaking to a virtual meeting of the United for Wildlife Taskforces and conservation organisations, Queen Elizabeth's grandson said the timing was right for governments, organisations and law ...

Britain's Prince William delivers a speech during a meeting of the United for Wildlife Taskforces in London, Britain, 21 January 2020.

Wildlife crime put environment, health at risk : UN report

Wildlife crime such as selling of wild animals in open markets is a threat to both environment and human health as it can increase the transmission of diseases that spread from animals to humans, ...

Wildlife crime put environment, health at risk : UN report

Nineteen killed in massive China forest fire

Eighteen firefighters and one forestry guide died while fighting a huge forest fire in southwestern China, the local government said Tuesday

Nineteen killed in massive China forest fire

China 'comprehensively bans' wildlife trade

China on Monday declared an immediate and "comprehensive" ban on the trade and consumption of wild animals, a practice believed responsible for the deadly coronavirus outbreak.The country's top ...

China 'comprehensively bans' wildlife trade

Australia to lose billions as bushfires deter tourists

Australia will lose billions of dollars in tourism revenue as international visitors cancel trips in droves due to bushfires raging across the country, an industry body forecast Friday.The number of ...

Australia to lose billions as bushfires deter tourists
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