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Mar 26, 2019
Assam’s rhino habitats are being overtaken by invasive plant species; will timely solutions be found?Each of Assam state’s four rhino reserves currently faces threats from invasive plants including Parthenium, Mimosa, Mikania and water hyacinth
Mar 16, 2019
In Ladakh, community-based ecotourism is helping promote positive perceptions of the snow leopardCatching a glimpse of the famed, elusive snow leopard while trekking the rugged and remote mountains of Ladakh may be a dream come true for wildlife seekers. However, these predators have had a bad rap among local villagers, many of whom often regarded them as pests, because of their tendency to prey on livestock — sometimes killing many in a single incident. As a result, some local livestock herders resorted to retaliatory killings of these cats.
Dec 19, 2018
2018 in Wildlife: Gir lions, 'man-eater' Avni, dead elephants echo drumbeats of doomIt’s going to take a lot more than dedicated officers and conservation groups to save India’s wildlife.
Aug 02, 2018
Australia to 'vehemently' oppose Japan's push for commercial whaling, urges nations to stand firm against TokyoDespite the IWC's prohibition on commercial whaling, Japan continues to kill the animals under what it calls a "scientific research" programme.
Jun 20, 2018
Could designated safari enclosures for tiger spotting take tourist pressure off India's wildlife parks?India’s tiger population has grown slightly thanks to conservation efforts. But numbers remain fragile. Any path moving forward will have to maintain a balance between tourism growth and protecting our wildlife.
Apr 13, 2018
Inside the Olive Ridley turtles' annual mass hatching in Odisha's Ganjam districtDuring this time of the year, the mass nesting of millions of endangered sea turtles — the Olive Ridleys — takes place in the coastal region of Ganjam district
Apr 06, 2018
Bishnoi community's persistence in pursuing blackbuck poaching case against Salman Khan offers vital lessonsOne consistent narrative in Salman Khan’s story has been the commitment of the Bishnoi tribe in following up on the case. To the Bishnoi, nature is sacred, and they are willing to sacrifice for its wellbeing. They are the guardians of that forest.
Feb 27, 2018
How Kélonia, a sea turtle farm-turned-observatory in the Indian Ocean, is helping save the speciesKélonia, where sea turtles were previously hunted, is now a place where wounded or sick turtles are rehabilitated before they can be released back into the sea | #FirstCulture
Sep 21, 2017
Snow Leopard is no longer an endangered speciesThe International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has declared that snow leopards are no longer an endangered species.
Sep 03, 2017
At the GSLEP 2017 summit, a pledge to protect the snow leopard's future, and its habitatAt the GSLEP summit held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan between 24-25 August, the governments of 12 countries where the snow leopard is found, committed to secure the future of these cats and pledged to protect the mountains they roam.