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  • 156 endangered Irrawaddy dolphins sighted at Chilika lake

    156 endangered Irrawaddy dolphins sighted at Chilika lake

    This year there was a total sighting of 156 numbers of these species, enjoying protection under the Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 and Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

    February 3, 2022
  • Dolphin census begins in Bhitarkanika & Gahirmatha

    Dolphin census begins in Bhitarkanika & Gahirmatha

    The enumerators are covering the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, Dhamara coast, estuaries in Bhitarkanika, Hukitola, Paradip and Kujang coast.

    December 17, 2021
  • How dolphins are anchoring Chilika lake tourism amid pandemic

    How dolphins are anchoring Chilika lake tourism amid pandemic

    The dolphins and the boatmen have a symbiotic relationship. The more the glimpse of the dolphins better the business.

    January 19, 2021
  • We have forgotten what can make us happy

    We have forgotten what can make us happy

    We, as a species, are entirely disconnected from nature and we make sure that our children move away as quickly as they can. We have no more play the swings and seesaws of children's playgrounds are not play, but simply things to do to use up time.

    November 19, 2019
  • Echolocation: Masters of detection

    Echolocation: Masters of detection

    Echolocation by animals, like bats and dolphins, proves consistently better than artificial methods but their prey have developed unique defence mechanisms too.

    November 14, 2018
  • Urbanisation, pollution affecting freshwater bodies

    Urbanisation, pollution affecting freshwater bodies

    The pollution and rapid urbanisation are adversely affecting the freshwater bodies and their fauna in the country, Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) director Kailash Chandra has said. "This is a major problem. Because, India is a developing country and development activities are going on everywhere. The major impact of urbanisation is on the water bodies....

    May 28, 2017