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Mumbai's Birdman and Our Feathered Friends

Mumbai's Birdman and Our Feathered Friends

Pradeep D'Souza rescues troubled birds, and nurses the sick ones, and love is his only motivation.

14 August 2022

All That Breathes director Shaunak Sen at Cannes

Awards Not A Yardstick For Success: 'All That Breathes' Director Shaunak Sen On Cannes Win

Before the Cannes win, All That Breathes became the first Indian film to win the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance International Film Festival in January 2022.


Delhi High Court Asks Centre To Take Steps To Save Vultures

The High Court was considering a PIL that said a drug called Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drug is causing the decline of vultures.


The national park will remain closed till October, Similipal Tiger Reserve field director said.

Similipal National Park Closed For Tourists With Onset Of Monsoon In Odisha

The entry of tourists to the reserve forest is prohibited from mid-June to the October-end every year during the rainy season as road connectivity to various locations inside the sanctuary gets disrupted, he said.

16 June 2022

Spotted Dove (left) and brooding by White Eared Bulbul (right).

Environmentalist Saves Young Birds From Forest Fire In Shimla

Raveena Chauhan ensured the safe birth of seven chicks, all born after the fires had destroyed their nests.


Gujarat is home to many birding hotspots

An Avid Birdwatcher? Follow This Trail In Gujarat - Part I

The varied ecosystems of the different regions that comprise the state make it a birdwatcher’s paradise

02 May 2022

 Karmjeet Jangra, Digital Creator

Digital Creator Karmjeet Jangra Made An Effort For The Birds

Karmjeet told that he has named this work of his 'Sankalp Yatra for birds'. In this Sankalp Yatra, he not only distributed utensils for water to birds by connecting more than 1,000 youths of the state, but also made a...

15 June 2022

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Shaunak Sen's Documentary 'All That Breathes' Part Of Cannes Film Festival's Special Screening

In January, the 90-minute long film won the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival, a film gala that promotes independent cinema and filmmakers.

14 April 2022

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27 February 2022
Book Reviews: Birds By The Shore

Book Reviews: Birds By The Shore

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,...


19 February 2022
Maharashtra: After Thane, Bird Flu Now Detected At Poultry Farm In Neighbouring Palghar

Maharashtra: After Thane, Bird Flu Now Detected At Poultry Farm In Neighbouring Palghar

Palghar's district veterinary officer Dr Prashant Kamble said that some birds at the poultry farm died, after which their samples were sent for testing.


18 February 2022
Maharashtra Bird Flu: No Cause For Concern In Other Parts Of Thane District, Says Collector

Maharashtra Bird Flu: No Cause For Concern In Other Parts Of Thane District, Says Collector

Bird flu cases have been detected in Shahapur, following the death of around 100 birds at a poultry farm in Vehloli village in the tehsil recently.


17 February 2022
Bird Flu Detected In Maharashtra's Thane After Poultry Deaths

Bird Flu Detected In Maharashtra's Thane After Poultry Deaths

After this, around 25,000 birds being reared at the poultry farms in the one-km area of the affected farm will be culled in the next couple of days, he said.


27 December 2021
All That Breathes | Delhi’s Black Kites, Two Brothers And A Film

All That Breathes | Delhi’s Black Kites, Two Brothers And A Film

'All That Breathes', a documentary by Shaunak Sen on the story of two Delhi brothers fighting to save the city’s black kites, is poised for a world premiere...


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29 October 2021
To Save Wildlife And Birds, Ladakh Govt Asks Army To Train Pure-Bred Ladakhi Dogs

To Save Wildlife And Birds, Ladakh Govt Asks Army To Train Pure-Bred Ladakhi Dogs

Over the years feral dogs have been on a rampage in Ladakh, preying on exotic wildlife species


09 July 2021
Nesting Site Turns Kill Zone

Nesting Site Turns Kill Zone

Innocent victims of Covid? You don’t have to go beyond the 250 egret and cormorant chicks killed in Tangla, Assam—a mini ecocide brought on by...


26 June 2021
Assam: 250 Egret Chicks Killed, 55 In Critical Condition As Bamboo Grove Cut In Covid Fear

Assam: 250 Egret Chicks Killed, 55 In Critical Condition As Bamboo Grove Cut In Covid Fear

They select sites for nesting close to human habitations as there would be less risk from predators. But, little did the birds know that humans would turn out...


25 June 2021
Covid Fear: Egret Chicks Killed In Assam’s Udalguri

Covid Fear: Egret Chicks Killed In Assam’s Udalguri

The town’s civic body feared that the unhygienic conditions created by the bird droppings could further spread Covid-19.


10 June 2021
Scientists To Trace Bird Migration With Tech

Scientists To Trace Bird Migration With Tech

The project aims at unraveling why some American robins migrate long distances, but others do not


20 March 2021
World Sparrow Day

World Sparrow Day

The Fall Of A Sparrow: Once a common bird, now the house sparrow is perched atop extinction


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