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Initiative to collect data on accidental wildlife deaths launched

irrigation canals or railway lines in India. The data collected would be useful to researchers and infrastructure planners across the country to help in reducing wildlife mortality, install wildlife crossing structures at the identified locations and also ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
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Wolf Call: Why this endangered species howls less

Studying wolves' howls could reveal how human language evolved.Ankur Paliwal reports. IMAGE: Although wolves share the same vulnerability status as tigers in India, there is no government project to protect wolves, whose numbers biologists believe are declining.An Indian wolf in the Mysore zoo. Photograph: Kind courtesy L Shyamal/Wikimedia Commons At 5 am on a not-so-cold January morning this year, Bilal Habib, a scientist at the Wildlife Institute of India, parked his jeep near a watch tower ...
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Blackbuck poaching verdict today: Salman Khan, others reach Jodhpur

Bollywood star Salman Khan and other actors have arrived in Jodhpur where a court is scheduled to pronounce its verdict in a 1998 poaching case today. Khan is accused of killing two black bucks. Final arguments of the case were completed in the trial court on ...
 DNA2 weeks ago Black buck poaching case verdict to be out tomorrow; Saif, Tabu, Sonali head to Jodhpur  DNA2 weeks ago

Don't feed the monkeys

You might love them or hate them, but you can never ignore monkeys! Thanks to massive deforestation and disappearing natural food resources, our interactions with monkeys have become more frequent than ever. Do we influence each others behaviour or ecology in ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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Nature's great spectacle: Watching Amur falcons roost in Nagaland

Amur falcons are among the strongest fliers in the avian world, migrating over 5,600 km from their breeding ranges in Mongolia and North Korea to southern Africa and back, every year. Geetanjali Krishna witnesses them on their passage through India. The Amur falcon roost phenomenon.Photograph: Mike Prince/Flickr.   The bamboo watchtower overlooking the Doyang reservoir was bathed in the evening light. All we could hear was the constant chirruping of some distant birds. But we couldn't ...
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Why must so many elephants die on the railway tracks?

'The prime minister can think of bullet trains and speed, but cannot think of special measures to save these magnificent creatures.' IMAGE: A female elephant after it was hit by a train near the Panbari railway station, near Guwahati in Assam, September 2012.Between 2009-2010 and 2016-2017, approximately 655 elephant deaths due to human-wildlife conflict have been recorded.Of these, more than 120 deaths were due to train accidents.Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters In a mammoth tragedy two ...
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Working closer to nature

In the early 1900s, ornithologist Frank M Chapman, from the National Audubon Society, USA, proposed a new holiday tradition - the Christmas Bird Census, encouraging people to count birds during the holidays than hunt them. Today, over 117 years later, the ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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