18th Conference of parties of CITES: Global conservation's hits and misses
India Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of April
Listen... plants too speak
Taking stock of biodiversity
The Convention on Biological Diversity, 20 years on, is still struggling to stem the precipitous decline in biodiversity. After ...
A bill for biodiversity
CoP-11 has an urgent agenda: to look for money to fund new targets
A conservative agenda
Debates explode over more focus on species beneficial to humans
Curse of the horn
Soaring prices of rhino horns have led to a new spurt of poaching in the Kaziranga National Park, Assam. ...
Human-elephant conflict is rising across India. Every year nearly 400 people are killed by elephants and about 100 elephants ...
R K Laxman and his love for common crow
Legendary cartoonist who passed away on Monday in Pune had a fascination for the crow, which he thought was ...
Gujarat's burgeoning crocodilopolis
Vadodara plans a park for crocodiles to keep their numbers and attacks on humans in check
Recent cases in the US and Argentina have reignited the debate on granting "personhood" to animals
A roar in captivity
A Ranthambore tiger wakes up the world community
Let the Sangai dance
A critically endangered brow-antlered deer found in the world's only floating wildlife park in Manipur may soon lose its ...
Is illegal trade pushing the mongoose towards extinction?
Reports suggest that brushes made of mongoose hair are in great demand in several countries and are often smuggled ...
A wall to keep elephants at bay ends up alienating people in an Uttarakhand village
Out of control: why monkeys are a menace
Damage by raiding monkeys has become a menace of unprecedented magnitude. Down To Earth travels to Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand ...
Meet thy neighbours
Every existence has its excuse, it is said. Every year taxonomists in India venture into uncharted landscapes and scan ...
World Wildlife Day: India’s conflict with elephants
Elephants stand at the focal point on the occasion of World Wildlife Day. In India, human-elephant conflict is increasing ...
Should ivory trade be legalised?
International ban on ivory trade has neither reduced elephant poaching nor the volume of the illegal trade. Is it ...
Lock & hold
The jallikattu bull row in Tamil Nadu provokes the law v culture debate
Illegal and ignominious world of wildlife trafficking
Analysing the magnitude and international nature of illegal trade of Indian wildlife species
Forest governance 2.0
Forest dwelling communities have created a new economy courtesy a decade of the Forest Rights Act. Will the bureaucracy ...