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Are dhole packs in peril?

Safeguarding these true underdogs of India’s tropical forests will require much greater resolve from scientists, wildlife managers and …

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Database launched on flora in peninsular India

The work started with digitising the flora of Karnataka, but was later expanded to cover other states

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Dams in central Western Ghats affect catchment of perennial rivers: study

The researchers found that large scale activities are eroding the ecosystem by studying the Kali river in Karnataka

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Kaiga nuclear plant expansion: Expect body blow for Western Ghats biodiversity

Rich tropical forest, vibrant wildlife, water of Kali river will be in line of destruction

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New study questions Kerala flood link with climate change

Instead, the study says, the 2018 extreme precipitation and flood events might have been caused due to anomalous large-scale circulation …

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NGT nod for long-awaited neutrino project

The observatory is proposed to be housed in an underground lab below a rocky mountain in Tamil Nadu and is about 4.9 km from Mathikettan Shola …

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The Kerala deluge: Global warming’s latest act

The global community has a responsibility not to let Kerala sink as it is reeling under the onslaught of global warming in the creation of …

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Kerala floods: Government was warned long back, but it chose to ignore

Ignoring experts’ recommendations on protecting fragile ecology of Western Ghats, Kerala had chosen development over environment

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Nilgiri Tahr to face drastic habitat loss due to climate change

One Tiger Reserve and three wildlife sanctuaries will become unsuitable for the wild mountain ungulate in the future due to climate change

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A unique dragon

The population of the Southern Flying Lizard of the Western Ghats is fast dwindling and needs conservation

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Kerala submits revised recommendations on Kasturirangan Report

The Kasturirangan Committee has been set up to suggest measures to conserve the ecology of the hill range

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To save Tamil Nadu from water crisis, prevent deforestation in Western Ghats: study

The effect of deforestation is felt more during deficit years than monsoon surplus years

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