Depression, anxiety, trauma stress, bipolarity, schizophrenia: Unaccounted costs of conflicts
New estimates by WHO indicate the world has grossly underplayed the problem
Landscape-level approach necessary to address human-elephant conflicts
A study involving close monitoring of elephants on daily basis for two years in Karnataka has concluded that landscape-level management is …
Supporting local food systems can prevent conflict
Conflict is one of the main driving factors of hunger; strengthening sustaianble agriculture can promote peace, says the UN Food and Agricultural …
Manipur: the bejewelled land shrouded in conflicts, resource scarcity
Sense of deprivation, lack of basic necessities and fear of falling out of government's favour perpetuate ethnic clashes
Wildlife decline causes human trafficking, child slavery: study
Depletion of species has increased the need for labour
तो क्या उत्तराखंड में सामान्य से ज्यादा हो गई गुलदारों की संख्या?
उत्तराखंड में गुलदार और इंसानों के बीच संघर्ष बढ़ता जा रहा है, लेकिन इसको लेकर कोई योजना इसलिए नहीं बन पा रही है, क्योंकि ...
आसान नहीं है मानव-वन्यजीव संघर्ष को रोकना
उत्तराखंड में जगह-जगह जंगली जानवरों के हमले बढ़ते जा रहे हैं, लेकिन उत्तराखंड वन विभाग कुछ नहीं कर पा रहा है
वन्यजीवों के व्यवहार को जानना जरूरी, तब बच सकती है इंसानों की जान
उत्तराखंड में गुलदार का शिकार करने वाले लखपत रावत कहते हैं कि इंसान व जानवर दोनों को बचाना जरूरी है, लेकिन इसके लिए इंसानों ...
Run-up to World Tiger Day: Can India become a tiger utopia?
The country should put more emphasis on educating people and changing their attitudes, so that a doubled tiger population can thrive with lesser …
Shark Week looms, but don’t panic
Not all sharks are the same. Only a dozen or so of the roughly 520 shark species pose any risk to people.
How humans and lesser known carnivores can coexist
Researchers suggest preventing diversion of forests for development, reducing livestock depredation and increasing efficiency of compensatory …
Fourth 'unnatural' leopard death in Odisha this year
Environmentalists in the state have raised concerns about the safety of the animals given that poaching is rampant
Researchers quantify damage caused by peafowl to farmers
They selected two plots. Peafowl were allowed in one and not in the other. After four years of repeated estimates, the researchers have concluded …
Shoot-to-kill orders issued in Uttarakhand town for leopard
Hunters are scouring Bageshwar and its surroundings after a leopard that was blamed for several attacks and two deaths, was declared a man eater …
The catch in conservation
Ullas Karanth has many lessons to offer to make wildlife management in India more scientific
Damage to crop and livestock from wildlife continues to be high despite mitigation efforts: study
AS per the study, 71 per cent of the households surveyed had suffered crop loss, and 17 per cent livestock loss
'Lt. Col. John Henry Patterson’s accuracy of description is very much in question'
Bruce D. Patterson is the MacArthur Curator of Mammals at the Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH) in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is also an …
Elephant dies after falling in a pit at Patanjali project site in Assam
A total of three elephants fell in the pit, prompting questions on allocation of land in a possible elephant corridor to the company
"Snow leopard habitat may be lost due to climate change"
The snow leopard is facing a huge threat from climate change and a hostile human population in Pakistan. Muhammad Ali Nawaz, an authority on the …
'Mission Tiger will make an emotional appeal to poachers to save the big cat'
Poachers come from very poor backgrounds and some poach for as meagre as Rs 2000 per tiger
Leopards of Jawai: a failing success story?
A thriving tourism industry has come up in Jawai thanks to frequent leopard sightings
Map shows India at top of climate violence
Conflicts related to water management appear highest in India with 59 cases, followed by conflicts in fossil fuels and climate justice
Protecting water and land from grabbers. For a new water ethic
In a world running out of accessible water, the question of control looms large. Is water a human right, a public trust and common heritage or a …
रायपुर के पास घूम रहे हैं डेढ़ दर्जन हाथी
कई लोगों ने हाथियों के इस दल को राजधानी रायपुर से महज 30 किलोमीटर दूर आरंग तक में विचरण करते हुए देखा है
कैसे रुकेगा इंसान और वन्यजीवों के बीच बढ़ता संघर्ष
पिछले कुछ दिनों के दौरान दो हाथी जहां तीन लोगों को मार चुके हैं, वहीं एक गुलदार को मौत का घाट उतार दिया गया। ...