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Conservation Bulletin - Week 4 (2023)

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(January 27, 2023) Less Than 150 Great Indian Bustards And 700 Lesser Floricans Remain: Report | Deccan Herald There are less than 150 Great Indian Bustards (GIB) and less than 700 lesser floricans left in the wild. According to The Corbett Foundation, India needs to take urgent measures to prevent the extinction of these endemic bustards. Bustards need agro-pastoral landscapes and grassland ecosystems for their survival. The TCF explained in its annual report that deaths could only be prevented if upcoming...

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Conservation Bulletin - Week 2 (2023)

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(January 13, 2023) Endangered 35 feet long whale shark rescued off Goa coast | Times of India A 35 feet-long whale shark survived a four-hour-long ordeal after getting entangled on a fishing net off the Goa coast recently. The crew on board cut the nets to set the endangered big fish free. "When they get entangled in a fishing net, they try to move way from rescuers, making the task a little difficult," said Dr. Anant Pande, Programme Head for marine megafauna at WCS-India. Read more here. ...

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