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गोदावरीचे खोरे आणि जुन्नर परिसरात ‘ बागायती बिबळे’! -विनायक परब बिबळ्या आणि माणूस यांच्यामधील संघर्ष वाढत असल्याचे चित्र गेल्या काही वर्षांत रंगविले जात असतानाच गेल्या वर्षभराहून अधिक काळासाठी बिबळ्याचा माग  उपग्रहाच्या माध्यमातून काढल्यानंतर अनेक आश्चर्यकारक गोष्टी समोर आल्या आहेत. गोदावरीच्या खोऱ्यातील बागायती शेती आणि जुन्नर परिसरातील शेतांमध्ये हा बिबळ्या दिवसभर असतो. त्या संपूर्ण दिवसभरात तो […]

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On Elephant Day, a salute to an intelligent animal of the wild   Her mother, and her mother and her mother, had all passed this way, down generations and now here she was. But for some reason, there was a huge wall ahead. This could not be broken down like the fences the humans put […]

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बाघ बचाने की ज़रूरतें और चुनौतियाँ – रमेश पांडेय खुले जंगलो में आज की तारीख में सबसे ज्यादा बाघ हमारे देश में है | भारत के अलावा विश्व के अन्य देशों जैसे नेपाल, भूटान, बांग्लादेश, म्यांमार, वियतनाम, कंबोडिया, लाओस, इंडोनेशिया, थाईलैंड, मलेशिया, चीन, और रूस के जंगलों में भी बाघ पाए जाते है | सौ […]

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Humans and wildlife live in close confines, leading to negative outcomes. Ongoing voluntary relocation of people from the sanctuary is a clear win-win solution for both. Rughmini and family are finally ‘out of the woods’. Leaving Chettiyalathur that was home for decades is not easy, but the compulsions had been too many. Elephant visits for […]

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Wonders can happen when youth join hands for conservation. The Green Army in namma Bengaluru is one such example that inspires. Written by Arjun S Menon Who hasn’t in their childhood observed and marveled at ants walking in a line or bees collecting nectar from the flowers? As Sir David Attenborough once said, “I don’t […]

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ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಘಟ್ಟಗಳ ಮಾಯಾಲೋಕದಿಂದ ಪೂರ್ವ ಘಟ್ಟಗಳ ಬಂಡೆಗಾಡುಗಳವರೆಗೆ ನನ್ನ ಪಯಣ.. ಗತಿಸಿಹೋದ ಘಟನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಮೆಲಕು ಹಾಕುತ್ತ.. ಸತೀಶ ಗಣೇಶ ನಾಗಠಾಣ       ಪ್ರಕೃತಿಯು ಸುಂದರವಾದ ವಿಸ್ಮಯಗಳನ್ನು ತನ್ನ ಒಡಲೊಳಗೆ ತುಂಬಿಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ಅದೇಷ್ಟೋ ಘಟನೆಗಳು ನನ್ನ ಪಯಣದ ಕಥಾಹಂದರ ಸುತ್ತಲೂ ಆವರಿಸಿದೆ ಎಂದರೇ ಅದು ಒಂದು ಕೂತುಹಲ ಭರಿತವಾದ ಮತ್ತು ರೋಮಾಂಚನಗೊಳಿಸುವಂತಹ ಸಹ್ಯಾದ್ರಿ ಪರ್ವತ ಶ್ರೇಣಿಗಳ ಮಾಯಾಲೋಕವೆಂದು ಹೇಳಲು ನನಗೆ ಸೂಕ್ತವೆನಿಸುತ್ತದೆ.  

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On International Rangers’ Day, we salute the courage and commitment of forest staff. Here is an example of one such young forest officer working in the Chikmagalur forest range in Karnataka. In just over a month, she has booked six cases of forest offences and arrested more than 20 offenders. The cases range from porcupine […]

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A grassland patch set afire often sees animals caught unawares. Read about a star tortoise that is rudely woken from its slumber. Written by Harsha Lakshminarayana One way to make ecological observations in the forest is by walking transect lines – fixed paths in a forest that an observer walks during a survey, recording direct sightings of […]

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WCS India staff hand-hold tribals who have moved to relocation centres and help them with livelihood, education and medical support. The 30-odd women gathered protest in one voice to the news that Govindappa will soon be leaving them. Lokesh from WCS India has just announced to the gathering that his colleague’s services will be needed […]

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Written by Ashok Ghule Fieldwork of collecting leopard scat in Akole, Ahmednagar district comes with job hazards of a different kind… A farmer who worked on our project recounts some hilarious stories from the time he participated in a project with leopard biologist Dr. Vidya Athreya It was the height of summer when we began […]