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Book Reviews: Birds By The Shore

Book Reviews: Birds By The Shore

Feb 26, 2022

The migration of birds symbolises a fight for life; it is all about undertaking extraordinary journeys. Their flight from one end of the earth to the other, and back again — traversing hemispheres between their breeding and wintering grounds — is awe-inspiring and, sometimes, unbelievable

Menace Of Pollution: Like Cities, Rural India Is Equally Gasping For Clean Air

Menace Of Pollution: Like Cities, Rural India Is Equally Gasping For Clean Air

Dec 09, 2021

India’s journey towards a clean environment will be long and winding, with no destination in sight yet

An Elephantine Problem Laid Out In Stark Reality

An Elephantine Problem Laid Out In Stark Reality

Oct 13, 2021

People see elephant conservation in isolation. Sanjeev Kumar Chadha’s data rich book explains the challenges posed by human-elephant conflict and fragmentation of corridors and provides solutions.

Keep Off The Grass: Don’t Kill Our Grasslands

Keep Off The Grass: Don’t Kill Our Grasslands

Sep 02, 2021

The grasslands are the most productive ecosystems, but they are the responsibility of none, they belong to all, neglected by all, controlled by none, and have no godfathers

Strange Tale Of 15 Wandering Elephants in China: What We Know

Strange Tale Of 15 Wandering Elephants in China: What We Know

Jun 28, 2021

Opinions are divided on why a herd of elephants chose to travel far from their known home range and puts the spotlight back on dwindling forest habitats

From Seed To Forest

From Seed To Forest

Jun 03, 2021

The slow road of ecological restoration

0 Breathability

0 Breathability

Oct 22, 2020

Autumn has just set in and Delhi is gasping for a gulp of fresh air already. What awaits the capital in November, the cruelest month when the city’s air quality hits the red zone? Will Delhi clean up its act this year and give its citizens a breather?

‘Our Clean Air Plan Is A Shot In The Dark’

‘Our Clean Air Plan Is A Shot In The Dark’

Oct 22, 2020

Chandra Bhushan, president and CEO of iFOREST, says we need a completely different framing of the National Clean Air Programme to achieve real results

Chokehold

Chokehold

Oct 22, 2020

Air pollution kills millions every year. This winter, experts warn that a collusion between coronavirus and particulate matter will exacerbate infections and related deaths. What are we doing about this clear and present danger?

Sundari Trees In Sundarban Delta Are Dying A Slow Death. Is Anyone Listening?

Sundari Trees In Sundarban Delta Are Dying A Slow Death. Is Anyone Listening?

Jun 04, 2020

Sundari trees, after which the mangrove forest is named, are on the brink of extinction in West Bengal due to excessive logging in the past for its high value wood and now with seawater rise.

River Linking Project Threatens Decade-Long Success Story Of Panna Tiger Reserve

River Linking Project Threatens Decade-Long Success Story Of Panna Tiger Reserve

Apr 16, 2020

Panna’s success story is now a conservation case study in other tiger range countries where efforts are ongoing to increase tiger numbers.

A Twist In The Tail: Animal World May Not Be Immune To Coronavirus Pandemic

A Twist In The Tail: Animal World May Not Be Immune To Coronavirus Pandemic

Apr 08, 2020

The asymptomatic nature of COVID-19 transmission exposes millions of animals in captivity to human contact. And given the fact that the number of captive tigers in the US alone is between 5000 and 10,000 -- more than the number of tigers found in the wild -- the captive animals face a greater risk.

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