How two-year-old Una flogging incident is killing Gir lions today
Most of the dead Gir lions were suffering from canine distemper, which spreads from dogs to bovines and water bodies before reaching big cats
'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 …
`Religion is not doing enough to help wildlife'
George Schaller is one of the first scientists to study and rediscover several rare and charismatic species. These include the mountain gorillas …
'Forensics can easily be used in wildlife'
Academia can help humans and large carnivores coexist
It can help foster better institutional arrangements, especially in places like Romania, India and Brazil, where there are substantial …
India Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the week (Feb 18-24)
Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of Indian ecology, botany and zoology
'Lions’ presence in human-dominated areas is neither new nor surprising'
Wildlife expert and authority on Gir lions Ravi Chellam, who is currently the executive director of Greenpeace India, talks about attacks on humans
LIONS SET FREE
A new home
The lost pride
91 lions died in Gujarat last year, the highest in three years: Javadekar
In 2013, 76 lions had died in Gujarat. The number increased to 78 in 2014
Peru investigating death of 500 sea lions
While the government has accused fishers of poisoning them, environmentalists are probing other causes, including ingestion of plastic and disease
Global Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the week (June 17 - June 23)
Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of global ecology
Camera trap proves Gujarat now has tiger
Will the presence of the tiger puncture the state’s stance against sending lions to Kuno?
‘Sambar poaching highlights the indifference to Reserve Forests’
Experts talk to Down To Earth about the killings of India’s largest cervid species
100 more lions, tigers
More roars in Gir!
Genome sequence reveals big cats evolved to kill, eat meat
Mapping of genomes to help wildlife conservation efforts and combat wildlife crime
Guns, snares and bulldozers: New map reveals hotspots for harm to wildlife
Researchers identify global hotspots of human impacts on threatened species, as well as “coolspots” where species are largely threat-free
Shoddy translocation of tiger Sundari leads to bloodshed
India's first interstate tiger translocation was done in violation of the protocol
Not just virus, tourism and staff crunch also kill Gir lions
Illegal lion shows and laxity in protection of forests one of the major reasons behind deaths of 23 Asiatic lions
MoEF notice to halt work on lion safari project in Etawah
Notice to Uttar Pradesh says project in reserved forestland for commercial purpose is illegal
Book: The Gir lion
Book>> The Gir Lion By H S Singh Pugmark Books, Ahmedabad 2007