NEEDED: A WAKE-UP CALL
Foresters need to throw away their blinkers. Scientists need to prioritise areas of research
What happens if conservation is based on half-baked knowledge? Ask a person rendered homeless by wildlife managers "No conservation strategy …
WORKING IN ISOLATION
A mutual lack of trust and understanding between forest officials and wildlife scientists may be responsible for the mismanagement of India's …
CONSERVATION TO DEATH
Misguided conservation efforts are leading to depletion of biodiversity and exploitation of poor people
Flight to extinction
One in eight birds will vanish in the next 100 years, says a new report
G8, developing countries launch Potsdam Initiative
A fine balance
The business of ecotourism is set to boom worldwide. Who will gain and who will lose?
Ecotourism is the new buzzword in the Indian government
Keeping both the environment and economy afloat
High Altitude Dilemma
It is an intriguing view from the high mountains of Bhutan. To the east lies Nepal, grappling large-scale environmental degradation. To the north …
Shrouded in controversy
A mountaineering expedition into the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve revives the debate on ecotourism and people's rights over forests.
A watershed plan
Recurrent droughts and floods coupled with mass poverty, chronic unemployment and pervasive malnutrition are the major challenges before India. …
World Biodiversity Day: Ever more imporant amid COVID-19 pandemic
Various levels and forms of biodiversity such as ecosystems, species, genes across all taxonomic ranges are threatened, and facing an alarming …
COVID-19 effect: Public concerns about environment have risen
There was an increase of 16% in the numbers of people concerned about loss of biodiversity from 2016-2020, described by experts as ‘eco-…
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प्रजनन के मौसम में किशोर गौरैया की आबादी उन शहरों में कम हो जाती है जहां त्योहार मनाए जाते हैं, इस दौरान पटाखों और ...
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आईयूसीएन की रेड लिस्ट दुनिया भर में प्रजातियों के संरक्षण की स्थिति का सबसे बड़ा सूचना स्रोत है
बड़ी मछली समझकर गंगा डॉल्फिन को मारा, तीन गिरफ्तार
प्रधानमंत्री की अध्यक्षता में दिसम्बर 2019 में राष्ट्रीय गंगा परिषद (एनजीसी) की पहली बैठक में प्रोजेक्ट टाइगर की तर्ज पर 'प्रोजेक्ट डॉल्फिन' को मंजूरी ...
This Indian Ocean snail species may be first victim of deep-sea mining
The scaly-foot snail, found at only three spots on the Indian Ocean floor near Madagascar, has been included in the updated IUCN Red List
Study finds gaps in conservation efforts in Western Ghats
Team of scientists have estimated the dhole population and its occupancy pattern in 16 protected forest reserves in Western Ghats
India's only wetland cat is under multiple threats
Downlisting the Fishing Cat to “Vulnerable” from “Endangered” in the IUCN Red List merely on the basis of numbers was an …
Microplastic pollution could push whale, shark towards extinction: study
These species are getting exposed to toxic chemicals through breakdown of microplastics in their digestive system
Spanish longliner detained in São Tomé for hunting sharks
Inspections revealed that fish holds of the liner contained blue sharks classified as “near-threatened” by the International Union …
Malta allows recreational hunting of 5,000 turtle doves
The birds were recently added to the IUCN's 'red list' of species at risk of being wiped out
Sri Lanka's Tree Frogs
Changing climate conditions in the Northeast are wiping out the fragile orchids. Will other species follow?