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It was the 15th rescue in five years involving a whole posse of experts and specialists. The nearly 9-foot pregnant female Gangetic Dolphin (Platanista gangetica) found itself stuck in the Sharda Sahayak canal in Amethi district. There was water and food but for the dolphin there is often no way to return to its wide home […]

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Meet IFS officer Pratap Singh whose all-consuming passion for recording bird songs from the wilderness has resulted in a huge repository. Birds may have small brains but that does not make them less intelligent than mammals. In fact, recent studies have shown that they have more neurons packed into a square unit of area than […]

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ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಘಟ್ಟಗಳ ಮಾಯಾಲೋಕದಿಂದ ಪೂರ್ವ ಘಟ್ಟಗಳ ಬಂಡೆಗಾಡುಗಳವರೆಗೆ ನನ್ನ ಪಯಣ.. ಗತಿಸಿಹೋದ ಘಟನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಮೆಲಕು ಹಾಕುತ್ತ.. ಸತೀಶ ಗಣೇಶ ನಾಗಠಾಣ. ಮುಂದುವರೆದ ಭಾಗ… ನುಗು ಅಭಯಾರಣ್ಯ ವ್ಯಾಪ್ತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದಿನ ನಾನು ಮತ್ತು ಗಣೇಶ (ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರ ಸಹಾಯಕ) ಲೈನ ನಡಿಯೋಕೆ ತಯ್ಯಾರಾಗಿ ನಿಂತವೀ. ರೀ ಸತೀಶ ಅರ್ಧ ಲೈನ ಅದ ಸಾವಕಾಶ ಹೋಗಿ ಸೈಟಿಂಗ್ ಮಾಡಕೊಂಡು ಬನ್ನಿರಿ ಅಂತ ಒಮ್ಮೇಲೆ ಕಟ್ಟು ನಿಟ್ಟಾಗಿ ಹೇಳಿದರು. ಆಯಿತು, ಅಂತ ದೇಶ ಕಾಯೋ ಸೈನಿಕರ ತರಹ ಸಜ್ಜಾಗಿ ಹೊರಟು ನಿಂತೆವು. ಹೆಗಲಿಗೆ ಒಂದು […]

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Written by Vardhan Patankar  “Let your hook always be cast. Some fish will eat the bait and the free food will come your way”. This was a popular belief in the Andaman Islands until recently. However, these days, one can’t be so sure of a nibble. Fishermen complain of dwindling fish numbers and a livelihood […]

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Despite losing out large chunks of their habitat, these birds have learnt to make use of available resources. Written by Pooja Pawar The lush green canopy of the tropical forests with tall towering trees is the ideal habitat for the Great Hornbill— the largest among Asian hornbills. The distribution of this species spans from across […]

3 weeks ago 1
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Written By Kunal Sharma Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve – a blip on the map that evokes a thousand stories of India’s famed wildlife, a park that has achieved international significance as the capital town of wildlife sightings of India. A park that has emerged as one of India’s favourite tourist destination with hordes of people […]

3 weeks, 4 days ago 0
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That is what businesswoman Anju works towards in her daily life. She has also generously contributed funds towards voluntary relocation and wildlife conservation. Sometimes when chance encounters turn into wonderful opportunities of service, it can make one wonder if it was, after all, really chance. For Anju too, a businesswoman and disciple of Buddhist philosopher […]

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This article was published in News18 (Elephant Death in Karnataka Shows Animals Won’t Accept Man-made Borders. So What’s the Solution?) In the past year alone, as many as 97 elephants have died due to man-animal conflict. A total of 490 elephants have died since 2013. Written By Dr. Vidya Athreya The recent death of a wild […]

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Meet Daasi, the tribal woman from the Sollepura resettlement colony, who had no clue about farming few years ago, but is now a model farmer! Written by Manish Machaiah Daasi was a widow with ten children, living in the Nagarahole forest and eking a living from selling minor forest produce. Till an opportunity to move […]

1 month, 1 week ago 0
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Written by Vardhan Patankar  A by-product of the fishing industry – lost or abandoned nets, also referred to as ghost nets, are as deadly as their name implies. Drifting with the highs and lows of the ocean currents, they often become tangled together with ropes, buoys and other debris to form what are known as […]

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