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
‘Those who have endangered the Asiatic Lion’s future, have to be held accountable’
Experts say the only take away from the recent deaths of lions in Gir is that a second home for them can no longer be delayed
All wild Asiatic lions in Gujarat to be screened for disease
The move comes after 11 lions died in just 8 days
The Tiger in Tamilakam
The striped big cat of Asia occupied a unique place in the psyche and ethical consciousness of the ancient Tamils, something which continues to …
‘Nearly 200 Asiatic lions died in and around Gir in 2016 & 2017’
Gujarat government reveals figures on the floor of the state Assembly
Kenya is losing about 100 lions each year for the past decade
Pastoral communities in Kenya are on a warpath with the endangered lions as habitats are disappearing
"Pre-Independence India did better conservation"
M K Ranjitsinh has been involved in conservation for more than 40 years. Rajat Ghai speaks to him about his latest book, A Life with Wildlife: …
'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 …
Genetic studies may hold the key to saving west and central Africa's lions
African lions were initially thought to belong to a single subspecies but new research shows that there is more diversity on the African continent.
Lion hunting only makes sense if it's part of a package of interventions
New research from Zambia's Luangwa Valley identifies reforms needed for lion trophy hunting
'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
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
Thirty-two vulnerable species proposed for protection at UNEP convention
Polar bears, sawfish, African lions and the Great Bustard are among the proposed species
Genome sequence reveals big cats evolved to kill, eat meat
Mapping of genomes to help wildlife conservation efforts and combat wildlife crime
Lives of others
Wildlife is more of an academic concern except when the charismatic tiger is wiped out from a protected forest or our favourite fish vanishes …
Zimbabwe lifts ban on lion hunting
Ban was imposed recently, in the wake of Cecil the lion’s death
‘Born Free Foundation’ urges US and EU to end import of lion trophies
Organisation also calls for an international moratorium on lion hunting
Lion attacks rise
Population, poverty making Tanzanians preys, says study
Relocating lions, cautiously