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Mar 07, 2017
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams temple wants to rear endangered civet cats: Here's whyA shortfall of civet oil or Punugu Thailam has triggered a major row between the temple administration and the Forest Department of Andhra Pradesh
Mar 05, 2017
India's giant refugees: On the outskirts of Bhubaneshwar, a man-elephant conflict is mountingThe story of Chandaka and its refugee elephants should not be viewed as a local issue. It is a microcosm of the state of wildlife and wildlife habitats across India
Feb 26, 2017
Kaziranga-BBC row: Do we need to rethink how we conserve an endangered species?The controversy over Kaziranga forest department officials allegedly shooting poachers on sight prompts the question: Is there a way to protect animals, and human life?
Feb 22, 2017
Corbett Tiger Reserve: Authorities issue shoot-at-sight order to thwart poachersThe Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) on Tuesday issued shoot-at-sight orders against poachers to prevent killing of Tigers in the reserve.
Feb 20, 2017
The butterfly effect: Extinction of fluttering moth puts your child's life in danger, affects balance of natureIt's important to bring an end to poaching of butterflies and their use in decorative items as the survival of butterflies is necessary not only to maintain balance in nature but also for the survival of life itself
Feb 17, 2017
BBC documentary on Kaziranga denigrates a policy instead of depicting the truthAn unseemly controversy has erupted over a BBC documentary on the Kaziranga National Park in Assam in the last few days.
Feb 09, 2017
Shruti Ulfat and four others arrested for posting pictures with a protected cobraShruti Ulfat clarifies that she posted pictures with an Indian Spectacled Cobra as a celebration of 100 episodes of her TV show Nagarjuna: Ek Yoddha
Jan 18, 2017
Salman Khan Arms Act and blackbuck poaching: A by-the-numbers recap of the 18-year-old casesYou'd be forgiven for being a little hazy on the details of Salman Khan’s latest legal contretemps. Here's a recap.
Jan 11, 2017
Uttar Pradesh: Indian police rescue 6,000 turtles in 'largest' wildlife haulThe police said on Wednesday they had recovered more than 6,000 freshwater turtles weighing over four tonnes from poachers who planned to smuggle them to Southeast Asia, in the largest-ever wildlife haul.
Dec 28, 2016
Poaching at all-time high, but tiger numbers still rose in 2016Its not been a great year for wildlife. More tigers and leopards were poached in 2016 than in any year of the previous decade, pangolins were killed in the hundreds while thousands of marine animals perished — this, due to the debilitating effect of climate change. Yet, the good news is that the number of tigers still rose.