Consumers show a strong preference for wild rhinos and do not believe that horns from semi-wild or farmed rhinos have the same medicinal effects
EO Wilson’s lifelong passion for ants helped him teach humans about how to live sustainably with nature
Will Madhya Pradesh retain its ‘Tiger State’ tag this year?
The world’s largest organism is slowly being eaten by deer
What it’s like to watch a harpooned whale die right before your eyes
Captain Paul Watson, who founded the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in 1977, defends his organisation’s controversial tactics to prevent ...
The jury is still out on the de-extinction of the woolly mammoth
There are several ethical concerns in bringing an extinct species back to life, some scientists have said about the ...
A test to diagnose psychopaths can help identify fish behaviours that could benefit aquaculture
Despite its sinister beginnings, personality profiling has proven effective at predicting the behaviour of humans and now lumpfish
How Australia’s saltwater crocodiles are being made scapegoats amid increasing conflicts with humans
There is no evidence to prove that their increased migration is causing attacks on humans as news report claim
The forgotten tigons and litigons of Alipore Zoo and other hybrids: Part 2
‘Species’ is a concept invented by human beings. And that concept is not clear-cut
Why everyone should develop a home garden
The joy of seeing plants flowering for the first time or birds building their nests in plants cannot be ...
Human-driven speciation: A peek into how we may alter the morphology of African elephants
Anthropogenic activities such as global warming, poaching, mining, deforestation and noise pollution will form a more wrinkly, hairier, tuskless, ...
Drug debacle: Endangered vulture population still under threat
India’s vulture populations are not safe; they are still small to recover quickly and will not survive another catastrophic ...
Is apple really good for the Himalayas?
Apple is the major crop in hills, but its role as a water guzzler or spread of orchards at ...
The forgotten tigons and litigons of Alipore Zoo and other hybrids
It is important to know about the lives of hybrids at Alipore and globally, given the baggage hybridisation has had ...
Habitat of bird that flies non-stop for 5 days from Japan to Australia under threat
Urban development continues to threaten Latham’s Snipe habitats. Several snipe sites in eastern Australia are at risk from housing ...
Melting Mongolian ice reveals fragile artifacts that provide clues about how past people lived
Ice patches also preserve ‘ecofacts’ that trace important ecological changes, like shifting tree lines or changing animal habitats
New discovery gives world’s most endangered turtle a fighting chance
A 500-year-old legend is key to the survival of a rare giant softshell turtle
Colourising conservation is a work in progress
It is up to us to ensure that human diversity is represented fairly in our endeavours to protect biodiversity
Can painting a blade black save Great Indian Bustards from wind turbines?
A regulatory slowdown in wind power production could result from failing to address the harm caused by turbines to ...
How do Olympic athletes stack up against invertebrates? Not very well
Once you take the relative sizes into account, it’s clear invertebrates have the winning edge
Undercover investigations expose wildlife killing contests in the US
Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals ...
UN: $200 billion increase in fund flow to developing countries for managing nature
It is one of many demands and targets that have been set through 2030 in the just-released official draft ...
Why we should change how we talk about nonhuman animals
We wouldn’t say “it” or “that” when referring to humans, so why would we for other sentient individuals?
Frontline forest workers: ‘Heroes in the strife’ of the COVID-19 lockdown
They have been performing duties in some of the most risky areas in extraordinary times. Yet, unlike health workers and police, ...
Sherni: A Bollywood film that knows its environmentalism well
Every scene is finely etched in this very accurate portrayal of how India’s forest service actually works