The government should support and use the findings of such long-term monitoring.
The Indian chameleon (Chameleo zeylanicus) reached up for a drink of water and froze...
Burmese pythons are one of the largest snakes in the world, reaching 20 feet in length. These natives of Indochina got loose in the vast wetland ecosystem of southern Florida, where the warm subtropical climate suited them fine
From how vegetarian animals influence tree growth to more, in his new book, 'The Hidden Life of Trees'. Peter Wohlleben not only challenges some traditional precepts of forestry, he also upends a few ecological principles
Ken-Betwa link: First project in grand river interlinking scheme is lose-lose for people and wildlife
In August 2005, UP, MP, and the Union of India signed an agreement to prepare the Detailed Project Report of Ken-Betwa link.
He claimed all a hunter had to do was announce his intention to go hunting for crocodiles and mothers flocked to him, offering their babies as bait.
If the Ganga river is a moving feast of corpses and plants, these creatures ought to thrive with no help from humans.
Would culling in some areas instigate people in other areas to demand similar relief? We need more research in wildlife management and social scientists to assess people's attitudes.
The organisation has thus far kept its finger on the pulse of this dynamic system, anticipating changes and swinging them in the best interests of people and wildlife.
The waters of the Lakshadweep archipelago are so warm that coral reefs are bleaching, warn marine biologists.
According to a study published in Biological Conservation, tigers disappear from these forests at a faster rate than any other habitat. In recent years, two such forests, Sariska in 2004 and Panna in 2009, lost their host of tigers.
By using particular icons and tapping specific belief systems, many environmentalists and conservationists reaffirm the worldviews of the dominant caste and religion. Can we preach respect for nature while practicing hegemony over other people?
With its 20-year-old policy and its alliance with other developing economies lying in shambles, India needs a vision first, and then a negotiating strategy with which to face this brave new world.
Since June 2005, when the agreement between the Government of Orissa and POSCO, was signed, there have been behind-the-scenes manipulations, lax implementation of law, and suppression of information.
No matter what category of protection these wild areas enjoy, they are at the mercy of invading mobs on religious red-letter days.
Ultimately, elephants and humans both pay the price when development projects pay no heed to animal occupancy.
By approving this ecologically disastrous project, the State and the Centre have made a mockery of rule of law while drowning India’s avowed commitment to protect its wildlife with this misbegotten dam.
There is no escaping the fact that his achievements of delivering economic prosperity and moral well-being came at the price of maintaining a regressive gender, class, caste, and power status quo. Can that ever be a sustainable model?