Fairness and North-South balance embedded in the treaty made the West uncomfortable with it
Bird flu could be eradicated by editing the genes of chickens — our study shows how
Giraffes could go extinct — the 5 biggest threats they face
Beyond the Dasara parade: 59-year-old elephant Abhimanyu’s final assignment highlights tradition-conservation clash
World Snow Leopard Day 2023: Time for the enigmatic cat to be recognised as climate adaptation mascot in the Third Pole?
The snow leopard is a resident of High Asia. Its imagery can appeal not just to people there but ...
Wolf protection in Europe has become deeply political – Spain’s experience tells us why
Recent decisions by European Union member states do not reflect a consensus on the matter
Saltwater crocodiles are slowly returning to Bali and Java. Can we learn to live alongside them?
Historically, crocodiles lived throughout the Indonesian archipelago but were killed off in Bali, Lombok and Java
Climate change & wildlife: How focused monitoring of distribution, population trends can help conservation efforts
Data limitation on species occurrence, evironmental parameters main hurdle for ecologists
Elephant teeth: How they evolved to cope with climate change-driven dietary shifts
20 million years ago, proboscidean teeth looked completely different
For generations, killer whales and First Nations hunted whales together. Now we suspect the orca group has gone extinct
The legacy of the killer whales of Eden lives on among Thaua people and local communities
Lion protection fee paid by tourists could help stop trophy hunting – South African study
Popular public opinion is against trophy hunting, but how could the financial revenue that it generates be replaced?
There’s a thriving global market in turtles and much of that trade is illegal
Turtles are well-known carriers of salmonella, but humans are a much bigger threat to the reptiles than vice versa
Coexistence & conflict, sides of the same coin: Assam villagers’ kindness towards injured elephant heartening
When an injured tusker was found in an Assam village, locals rushed to his aid with food, medical assistance
Tropical climates are the most biodiverse on Earth — but it’s not only because of how warm and wet they are
Biodiversity responds not just to the type of climate but its spatial distribution
Giant sea lizards: Fossils in Morocco reveal astounding diversity of marine life 66 mn years ago
Far from declining at the end of the Cretaceous, marine reptiles — especially mosasaurs — evolved to become increasingly ...
The social lives of kangaroos are more complex than we thought
Like other large herbivores, kangaroos may form long-term relationships
The secret world of rhododendrons: A plant more ancient than the Himalayas
Rhododendrons have a history intertwined with poison, medicine and folklore.
A year of the cheetah in India: The exercise offers simple yet critical lessons
Value science, consult widely, listen carefully and experience transparency
Sterile measure: Is Maharashtra and Gujarat’s plan to sterilise leopards and prevent conflict with humans feasible?
Critics say investing time and financial resources to sterilise wild leopards may not be wise; cite a number of reasons
Oil palm plantations proved to be a disaster in Mizoram — is Assam next?
Oil palm plantations must be strictly prohibited in the region to protect its rich biodiversity
Can animals give birth to twins?
Twins are defined as two offspring from the same pregnancy
What do animal rights have to do with human wellbeing? Everything
Animal rights are important because all animals have inherent worth and because human rights and a healthy planet matter
Why not all urban foxes deserve their ‘bin-raiding’ reputation
Foxes are ecologically important to urban green spaces, so people need to find ways of living amicably alongside them
International Day for Vulture Awareness 2023: Are these magnificent birds really safe?
While the recent ban on aceclofenac and ketoprofen is undoubtedly a significant step forward, the battle for vulture conservation ...
Are langurs and rhesus macaques really sworn enemies of each other?
Science does not see this relationship in terms of black-and-white