Apart from housing rich wildlife, the forest corridor spread across Gurugram, Faridabad and the Asola Sanctuary also protects the National Capital Region’s water security
Why policies and attitudes towards dogs in India are so wrong
Giant ancient sharks had enormous babies that ate their siblings in the womb
Why insects are crucial for ecological balance
Ireland has corals, and they survive in extreme conditions at the edge of a submarine canyon
Most people associate the word “coral” with sunshine, blue skies and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. But these mounds of fossilised ...
What Sudha Murty’s new book tells us about animal emotions and welfare
At a time when many people are rethinking the human-animal relationship from both a scientific and moral respective, The Gopi ...
The long shadow of colonial forestry is a threat to savannas and grasslands
Savanna and grassland store up to a third of the world’s carbon in its soils. They keep streams flowing, ...
Torpor: a neat survival trick once thought rare in Australian animals is actually widespread
To enter torpor, an animal decreases its metabolism, reducing its energy requirements
Humanity must prevent the insect apocalypse
Most insects are not harmful but beneficial to humans; without them, nature will lose its balance
NGT direction to notify Odisha elephant corridors welcome, but more needs to be done
Survival, free movement of pachyderm population possible only if connecting corridors are revived, restored
A good way to be kinder to elephants is to stop riding them
When animal tourism resumes in Bali after COVID-19, there is an opportunity to do better by the lives of ...
Marine protection falls short of the 2020 target to safeguard 10% of the world’s oceans. A UN treaty and lessons from Antarctica could help
Stronger Antarctic leadership is urgently needed to safeguard the Southern Ocean and beyond
From permafrost microbes to survivor songbirds: Research projects are also victims of COVID-19
Ornithologists are committed to determining why North America lost 3 bln birds in last 50 years, and seamless records ...
Human reproductive technologies like sperm freezing and IVF could be used to save threatened species
They could solve genetic and cost issues and prevent inbreeding depression among such species
Fatal shark attacks are at a record high. ‘Deterrent’ devices can help, but some may be nothing but snake oil
If you are looking to purchase a shark deterrent, look for those that have been independently tested in the ...
Why do tigers have stripes?
Tigers’ distinctive striped coats help them hunt successfully
New study shows that big mammals suffer brain damage in captivity
Caging large mammals and putting them on display is undeniably cruel from a neural perspective, it says
Biodiversity governance: A mix of knowledge and forest management for benefit sharing
People’s biodiversity register a roadmap for forest management plans; it documents knowledge of status, history, ongoing changes and forces driving ...
Biodiversity governance: Access and benefit sharing and its implications on agricultural resources
A special instrument for access to crop genetic resources, access and benefit sharing (ABS) system, is fraught with challenges
Writing on the wall: Infrastructure projects are destroying Western Ghats
The time to put off the inevitable question about human relationship to nature is long past. Our assumption that ...
International Snow Leopard Day: Of snow leopards and domestic dogs
‘Man’s best friend’ has become a big threat for the charismatic cat in Ladakh, as this account shows
How pumped storage project inside Sharavathi Valley can threaten lion-tailed macaque
Sharavathi is one of the most exploited rivers in India; it flows for 132 km, but 4 major power ...
Why we must conserve the world’s seagrasses
Protection and restoration of seagrasses can play a significant role in mitigating climate change
Wildlife Week: Improved fielding can help overcome sour relations at Pilibhit Tiger Reserve
Human-wildlife conflict has led to strained relationships between villagers and forest staff
Wildlife Week: Trade in bones, taxonomic reclassification potential threats for Asiatic lions
Vying for attention with the greatly championed and more widespread Indian tigers, Asiatic lions may be fighting a difficult ...