Environment Day: What ‘Monkey Fever’ Teaches Us About Multidisciplinary Approach to Tackling Zoonotic Diseases
While the immediate focus is on controlling the spread of the virus, there is also an equally urgent need to understand the factors leading to the emergence of such pandemics. Because the next deadly outbreak may be away by a century or just a few months-we have no clue so far!
This land is our land: The Soliga community struggles to save its old ways of living while adapting to modernity
The inability to perform shifting agriculture and live close to the canopy of the forest has affected the Soligas' livelihoods, their kitchens, as well as the forest itself.
A 2021 report by the Wildlife Institute of India pointed to a declining population trend for chinkaras in the Thar landscape while noting that there is a rapid increase in numbers and occupancy of free-ranging dogs
Zoologists from the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and Environment (ATREE) in Bangalore, India have discovered two new species of small-colony-forming ants in the hilly forests of Mizoram.
A dearth in scientific research – including basic data such as population status – means that targeted conservation action for the Malayan giant squirrel is also lacking.
A group of researchers has discovered a new species of racer snake from Tamil Nadu and made a major taxonomic amendment for two widely distributed Indian snake species and the new species is named after late herpetologist Naveen Joseph.
An international team of researchers has discovered a new species of racer snake from Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu and also solved a naming confusion that existed for nearly two centuries.