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The life of Yamuna and her son has been positively impacted thanks to the Karnataka Bank Written by Anisha Iyer The life Yamuna has lived has been nothing short of challenging. Her family has been residing for 15 years in theKerekatte Range of the Kudremukh National Park. Yamuna first moved into the national park after […]

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From freeing a snake caught in a snare, to witnessing a sparring match between a leopard and pack of dholes, to startling a pair of tiger cubs, Satish Nagathan regales with real tales from the Andhra-Telangana landscape.   ಪಶ್ಚಿಮ ಘಟ್ಟಗಳ ಮಾಯಾಲೋಕದಿಂದ ಪೂರ್ವ ಘಟ್ಟಗಳ ಬಂಡೆಗಾಡುಗಳವರೆಗೆ ನನ್ನ ಪಯಣ.. ಗತಿಸಿಹೋದ ಘಟನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಮೆಲಕು ಹಾಕುತ್ತ.. ಸತೀಶ ಗಣೇಶ ನಾಗಠಾಣ. ಮುಂದುವರೆದ ಭಾಗ… […]

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Between weeds, untreated sewage and commercial prawn culture, Chilika lake has had its bit of a struggle for survival. On World Environment Day, we take a look at its journey. Written by Vishal Rasal Long ago, long before the history we know, mountains were believed to have wings. They could fly at the speed of […]

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A unique island of biodiversity within the bustling Mumbai city, the SGNP is a study in so many contrasts.   A national park or an urban city park? A tough answer to give after a brief visit to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali in Mumbai. The place looks much like Bangalore’s Cubbon Park or […]

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Pulled in for an emergency, a field biologist finds a scalpel thrust into her hands and told to extract pieces of the intestine and lung tissues from the carcass of a dead tigress for the pathology tests. Written by Priya Ranganathan   Five-thirty in the morning is far too early for a telephone call. I cracked […]

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By Divya Krishnan   Pangolins are the introverts of the animal kingdom. They are nocturnal, solitary and shy creatures and for this very reason, remain elusive to the scientific community at large. Amongst the 8 species surviving across Asia and Africa, they range from a weight of 1.6kgs to a maximum of 33 kgs and […]

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Written by Anisha Iyer A young boy living on the outskirts of a forest area used to help his father keep wildlife away from their crops. These were farmlands prone to wild boars, deers, sambars and sloth bears. Little did this young man know that he would grow up to be the Principal Chief Conservator […]

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Written by Ashni Dhawale In the remote rainforests of the Western Ghats lives one of the most rare and unique of primates – the lion-tailed macaque. With a furless black face, expressive eyes, and a thick, shiny coat of black fur, this macaque gets its name from the mane of silver and grey that surrounds its […]

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A former resident of Wayanad wildlife sanctuary who accepted voluntary relocation recounts trials and tribulations of life back then. As a teenager talking and walking through the forests with friends one evening, he had a near-death experience when chased by an elephant. “I very narrowly escaped death,” says Shibu Appu, a school teacher in a […]

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The Serengeti is a vast and varied landscape, with savannah, hilly woodland and grasslands thrown in. The Amrabad Tiger Reserve in Telengana is one of the biggest parks in India. Here too, you will find a mix of dry, deciduous scrub, woodland and grassland, with what some ecologists believe are a savannah spread. If the […]

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