Ex-Staffer, Down To Earth
National bird and state animal—a nuisance in Goa?
The government of Goa has proposed to classify peafowl and the gaur as vermin in the state
BATting for disease
A new study maps the transmission landscape for diseases emanating due to contact with bats
Wild boar declared vermin in Uttarakhand
The wild boar has been declared a vermin in Uttarakhand a period of one year till February 2017
Sri Lanka destroys ivory shipment worth US$3 Million
Lanka is the first South Asian country to publicly destroy seized ivory
Supreme Court puts Jallikattu on hold
The Centre had recently revoked a ban on the traditional bull-fighting sport
Activists divided on rhino poaching numbers in South Africa
The numbers of rhinos killed in 2015 range between 1,160 and 1,500
Lurking in danger zone
Wild animals are increasingly moving out of protected areas. What should the government do to ensure their safety?