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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, 1 month ago

Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust wins prestigious UNWTO Award

Mangalajodi Ecotourism Trust, a community owned and managed venture promoted by RBS Foundation India and Indian Grameen Services on the banks of Chilika Lake in Odisha, has won the prestigious United Nations World Tourism Organisation Awards.The trust was ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Restoring a wildlife corridor

A new study by researchers at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) has proposed a new approach of working with local communities and other institutions, towards restoration of the Edeyarhalli-Doddasampige Wildlife Corridor (ED ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Dia Mirza appointed UNEP Goodwill Ambassador

Actress-producer Dia Mirza has been appointed UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India.Dia, who is also the brand ambassador for the Wildlife Trust of India, will take up the role to add more weight to her work on raising awareness and seeking solutions ...
 Prokerala2 months 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 Herald1 week ago
The Assam Tribune

Three rescued orphan rhino calves taken to Manas

GUWAHATI, Jan 5 - Three female rhino calves that were rescued during the devastating monsoon floods that had hit Kaziranga National Park in 2016, and subsequently hand-raised at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) � the wildlife ...
 The Assam Tribune1 month ago 3 rescued orphan rhino calves get new home  The Assam Tribune1 month ago
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Snake menace at Kochi airport premises; Snake catchers arrive from Wayanad

Kochi: Cochin International Airport, which has been noted for gold smuggling hunt, witnessed a different type of 'hunt' the other day. The employees were quite bothered about a venomous snake hiding in the shrubs on the airport premises. After snakes were ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago

The need to restore elephant corridors

They often trumpeted, anxious and confused â€" driven from one village, only to be forced out from the neighbouring village. The herd even took refuge in a lake, the matriarch making desperate efforts to calm the young ones, while villagers stood ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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