Wildlife

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  • Ensuring the safety of rhinos

    Ensuring the safety of rhinos

    When it comes to conserving rhino population in West Bengal, the two famed national parks, namely, Jaldapara and Garumara serve as the best examples. A study taken up by Amal Bhattacharya, professor of zoology, Raigunj University, themed “Ecology and behaviour......

    November 10, 2017
  • Tiger for a neighbour

    Tiger for a neighbour

    Don't worry if you haven't spotted a tiger yet, it has already seen you," said Naren Mallik, a safari expert and a naturalist, to a group of wildlife enthusiasts, as he prepared his open jeepsy before entering the tiger's territory.......

    November 9, 2017
  • Tread gently...

    Tread gently...

    Should tourism be promoted in wildlife protected areas? This question is at the centre of an old debate between conservationists and tourism industry.While wildlife authorities, researchers and activists want the protected areas to be left inviolate, India’s rich natural and......

    November 2, 2017
  • In the heart of wilderness

    In the heart of wilderness

    Sawai Madhopur is one of the most visited tourist destinations of Rajasthan. The place has many delights to offer besides the well known tiger reserve. Rich in history and legends, the place is gateway to the world famous Ranthambore National......

    October 22, 2017
  • Two white tigers kill keeper in Bengaluru zoo

    Two white tigers kill keeper in Bengaluru zoo

    Two white tigers in Bannerghatta National Park here on Saturday mauled a keeper to death when he entered their den to feed them, an official said. "Anjaneya, the 40-year-old animal keeper was attacked by two white tigers when he went......

    October 8, 2017
  • Take three steps closer to nature

    Take three steps closer to nature

    Try taking little tender steps. A walk in the woods or in the rain will make you wiser.

    September 19, 2017
  • Trump moving toward energy exploration in Arctic wildlife refuge

    Trump moving toward energy exploration in Arctic wildlife refuge

    US President Donald Trump's administration was working to allow energy exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for the first time in more than three decades, the media reported. In a memo dated August 11, US Fish and Wildlife......

    September 16, 2017
  • Jake Gyllenhaal to be honoured at Zurich film festival

    Jake Gyllenhaal to be honoured at Zurich film festival

    Actor Jake Gyllenhaal will receive the Golden Icon award at this year's Zurich Film Festival. The Oscar-nominated actor will attend the festival to present Stronger, in which he stars as Boston marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, according to sources. Directed......

    September 11, 2017
  • Man-animal conflict on the rise in J-K as humans invade natural habitats

    Man-animal conflict on the rise in J-K as humans invade natural habitats

    As their natural habitat in the forests of Jammu and Kashmir is being destroyed while constructing roads and other projects, incidents of man-animal conflict have increased sharply claiming lives of 43 persons in the past few months. The biotic interface......

    September 5, 2017
  • Poaching-related tiger deaths in India at all-time high

    Poaching-related tiger deaths in India at all-time high

    Tiger deaths related to poaching has reached an all-time high in India, according to a recent report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Following it, the WWF has called upon tiger-range governments to crackdown on wildlife poaching and snaring that is threatening wildlife......

    August 7, 2017
  • Wildlife census to help in reducing damage to crops in HP

    Wildlife census to help in reducing damage to crops in HP

    Though the Himachal Pradesh government hasn’t been able to provide relief to the farmers and the general public from monkey menace, the Forest Department has now started census of wild animals as Neelgai, Sambar and wild boar who causes damage......

    July 6, 2017
  • 'Wildlife species causing life, property losses across India'

    'Wildlife species causing life, property losses across India'

    Up to 32 wildlife species are causing significant damage to life and property across India, say scientists who urge that the country must strengthen human-wildlife conflict management to reduce the losses. The study examined the patterns of human-wildlife conflict and......

    June 28, 2017
  • Humans' caffeine habit may be harming wildlife

    Humans' caffeine habit may be harming wildlife

    Your coffee-drinking habits may be harming the environment, according to a new US study which found that caffeine gets expelled with our urine and enters the water bodies through sewage systems, posing a threat to wildlife. Researchers from San Diego's......

    June 12, 2017