No Country for Big Birds: In a fight between economic development and wildlife conservation, who wins?
The rise of renewable energy projects has resulted in the encroachment of the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard's habitat.
Today, only 5% of India’s land area is protected forest land. Even these pockets are shrinking, there are mavericks who are rewilding India by buying plots of land, pull out exotics, plant natives & letting nature take over
In large cities throughout India, daily COVID-19 cases are decreasing. But outside India’s dense urban centers the second wave is still battering the rural regions where two thirds of the country’s population live.
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.
What happens when we run out of groundwater, or have poisoned our soil and water to the point of no return? How do we find solutions that contribute to human well-being while recognising that there are physical limits to earth’s resources and pollution absorption capacity?
The observations of this study tell us that in NGO supported villages there was awareness within the village of the recognition of their Community Forest Rights.
Technically, The spreading of fake news about Covid -19, including forwarding false WhatsApp messages could attract up to a year in prison. Not wearing compulsory face masks, without reasonable cause, could also put you in jail for up to one year. The rules pertaining to Covid-19 could potentially make millions of citizens susceptible to sentencing if they were to be strictly implemented.
Don’t let covid eclipse the tiger. Rohini Nilekani writes about how shutting down tiger resevers could endanger wildlife and human livelihoods.
If you pause your vehicle along the scenic road in the high elevation stretches, you will see at least a handful of tahr milling about the side of the road, accepting ‘bribes’ and partaking in selfies with tourists. Is this dangerous?