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Dr G V Reddy, IFS and PCCF Development, Rajasthan speaks about various concerns facing forests and wildlife in India.   He is so in awe and admiration of the tiger, he calls himself ‘a servant of the tiger’. Save the tiger and its forests, you save vital water and so many resources we humans need, […]

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Written by Shivona Bhojwani The Ramsar Convention defines wetlands as: “areas of marsh, fen, peatland, or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing fresh, brackish, or salt, including marine waters, the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six metres.” Wetlands often occur in disconnected […]

2 months, 1 week ago 0
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Written by Anisha Iyer A whole lot of thought and effort go into setting up cameras at vantage points across a landscape. We see plenty of wildlife selfies going viral these days – macaques looming large in front of the lens, the rear end of a tiger, a bear scratching his belly, and thousands of […]

2 months, 2 weeks ago 0
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A donor pitches in to help a family struggling inside a national park to start a new life outside. Written by Anisha Iyer A house deep inside the Kudremukh National Park with the nearest town 6 km away. A 22-year-old child who is an Endosulfan victim and needs constant help. A young daughter who had […]

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A major carbon sink underwater, seagrass ecosystems need to be understood better if they are to be conserved.   Recent dire warnings from the World Meteorological Organisation say that impacts of global warming are accelerating and driving global temperatures to dangerous levels. At around the same time, the International Energy Agency also reported that carbon […]

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Despite tough conditions under which they work, they plod on and face the most daunting prospects with calmness and courage.   Temperatures are a blazing 40 deg C. The dry, deciduous forest landscape is stark and offers not much shade from the sun’s relentless scorching. Often it feels like the hot air from a hair […]

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A young Bishnoi strives to raise awareness on the plight of the GIB and other desert species. Written by Anisha Iyer   The 17th largest desert in the world, the Thar Desert in Rajasthan, which is 10% of India’s biomass, is home to the Bishnoi community. They have been around since over 500 years ago. […]

3 months ago 7
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ग्रेट हॉर्नबिल: एका आगळ्यावेगळ्या पक्ष्याच्या दुनियेची सफर -पूजा यशवंत पवार रानावनांत भटकताना आपण निसर्गाच्या जादुई दुनियेमध्ये रममाण झालो नाही तर नवलंच. कित्येक वेगेवेगळे, विविध रंगांचे, आकारांचे प्राणी-पक्षी, त्यांचे नानाविध आवाज, सवयी, इत्यादी गोष्टींमुळे प्रत्येक क्षणी नवीनचं अनुभूती असते.पक्षी निरीक्षणाचा छंद जोपासताना, वन्यजीव संशोधन करताना अनेक जंगलात भ्रमंती करायची संधी मला मिळाली. वनशास्त्राची पदवी मिळाल्यानंतर उच्च […]

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Meet Sanjay Sondhi, a conservationist working to spread awareness among communities and children. Human-leopard conflicts in the past few years have been all over the news in recent times. “Leopard Runs Loose, Terrorizing Residents”, “Leopard injures four after rampage in village in India”, “Leopard deaths at a five-year high in the country” and so on. Conservationists who […]

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Happy Women’s Day! A tribal widowed woman with ten children, who owned nothing more than a shack in the Nagarahole forest, has gone on to be honoured as ‘super farmer’ after relocating outside. In her message of gratitude, the woman Daasi, notes how she was a ‘nothing’ inside the forest who now feels proud of […]

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