Amongst the most fragile ecosystems in the world, the Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu is bearing the brunt of climate change evident in increasingly erratic rainfall and higher temperatures.
The two main ambiguities in the Act’s regulatory mechanism are what is regulated and who are obligated to share benefits under the Act.
With the water bodies shrinking in size due to encroachment and in depth due to siltation, Kashmiri livelihoods are at stake.
The DNA bank at the Centre for Wildlife, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Bareilly, will use genetic technologies to supplement ongoing efforts in wildlife conservation.
With the villagers in the Deogarh district losing autonomy and forest department regaining control, community initiatives have broken down and a grassroots movement is being converted into another sarkari programme.
Communities and indigenous people would like to conserve forests, nature and biodiversity. But their priority, like that of most people, is improving their own well-being and that of their children.
What May Day narratives don’t tell us about the role of the working class in conservation.
Disappointed conservationists say the prosecutor should have demanded harsher punishment for the traffickers who were caught carrying a number of animal parts, including a Sumatran tiger skin.
You can learn a lot about the movement of people and animals if you tap into the tracking data from many of today’s mobile phones.
The deaths of tigers and other wildlife have brought to the forefront a situation where the ‘management’ of one animal leads to the accidental deaths of another.
The migratory birds that each year flock to the Uchhali, Khabikki and Jahlar lakes in Pakistan for their winter sojourn are facing several anthropogenic challenges.
Poachers killed 18 rhinos in Kaziranga National Park in 2016 – most recently on December 22 – but experts still see many reasons for hope.
After years of being labelled as ‘obstructionist’, India has shown that it is also a part of positive climate action.
A new mapping study shows that roads have sliced and diced almost the entire land surface of Earth, leaving huge areas prone to illegal logging, mining and hunting.
At a conference in Honolulu, activists, governments and others are discussing why it’s necessary to improve indigenous people’s participation in setting environmental targets.
Pressure can now be exerted on other ventures across Asia that turn tigers into exploitable commercial resources.
Seeing the strength of the campaign, politicians from all major parties have now extended support for the cause.
Childhood nostalgia and a love for nature come together in this episode about a woman who managed to arrest the rapid depletion of flora and fauna on a hill in Mussoorie.