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In Uttarakhand, displacement of Van Gujjars has brought perks for some in the community, and chaos and disruption for others
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In Uttarakhand, displacement of Van Gujjars has brought perks for some in the community, and chaos and disruption for others

The Van Gujjar community in Uttarakhand is being slowly displaced to protect the Rajaji National Park, while development projects eat their way through the forest.

The Zai Whitaker column | Dispatches from the ecotourism classroom that is the Kruger National Park
Lifestyle

The Zai Whitaker column | Dispatches from the ecotourism classroom that is the Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is about the size of Israel and home to some of the most iconic birds and animals in the world.

World Environment Day: Data shows the world has lost a Switzerland-size area of primary rainforest in 2019
World

World Environment Day: Data shows the world has lost a Switzerland-size area of primary rainforest in 2019

In order to stop deforestation, researchers say emphasis must be placed on changing the incentives driving forest loss on a domestic, local level.

New census method implemented to document elephant population in Kaziranga
science

New census method implemented to document elephant population in Kaziranga

Elephants get a unique ID based on their characteristic body feature like ear shape, tusk, tail length.

Wildlife conservation in India could benefit from collaboration with tribal communities
science

Wildlife conservation in India could benefit from collaboration with tribal communities

Today, conservation isn't inclusive of local people. But tourists and mining operations are given a freer reign.

2018 in Wildlife: Gir lions, 'man-eater' Avni, dead elephants echo drumbeats of doom
science

2018 in Wildlife: Gir lions, 'man-eater' Avni, dead elephants echo drumbeats of doom

It’s going to take a lot more than dedicated officers and conservation groups to save India’s wildlife.

By insisting on using these Latin or scientific names, are we missing the forest for the trees?
Life

By insisting on using these Latin or scientific names, are we missing the forest for the trees?

What is the point of using Latin names? Why use terms which few comprehend and seldom use in any case?

Not burning bright: Why tigers are in danger in India, despite rising numbers
Life

Not burning bright: Why tigers are in danger in India, despite rising numbers

Tigers have vanished from nearly 90 percent of its original range which extended from parts of Central Asia and Siberia to Indonesia.

After Supreme Court decision, Ranthambore tiger Ustad aka T-24 is resigned to life in captivity
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After Supreme Court decision, Ranthambore tiger Ustad aka T-24 is resigned to life in captivity

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that the tiger Ustad aka T-24 should remain in captivity; it killed a forest ranger in Ranthambore last year