Asian-Elephant

International protection for Great Indian Bustard, Bengal Florican and Asian Elephant

India’s proposal to include Great Indian Bustard, Asian Elephant and Bengal Florican in Appendix I of UN Convention on migratory species was unanimously accepted today at the ongoing thirteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) in Gandhinagar as per information available from PIB. Asian Elephant The Government of India has…

Bengal Florican

Bengal Florican, Lesser Florican among fifteen endangered bird species

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and Yale University have done a study of 100 Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (EDGE) species worldwide. As per the study, Bengal Florican, Lesser Florican, Great Indian Bustard, Sociable Lapwing and Jerdon’s Courser are under threat due to destruction of their habitat of grasslands and scrub forests. The 15…