Tag : habitat fragmentation
From the science of its ecology to the emotions it evokes, the tiger has captured the attention of most of us. On World Tiger Day, an ode to the national animal. Pondering recently on the fate of our national animal, the tiger – beaten by mobs, shot down to avert human deaths and knocked down […]
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 […]
On World Environment Day, can we pause a bit to explore ways in which natural habitats can be conserved without negative impacts on any species?