Environment Day

A very sketchy, not-so-cheerful, truth-telling Sanctuary Asia report by Bittu Sahgal and Lakshmy Raman.

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Bangladesh Rolls Out SMART Patrolling Across The Sundarbans

In response to the threats of wildlife and forestry crime and illegal fishing to the Sundarbans—the world’s largest swathe of mangrove forest—the Government of Bangladesh through its Forest Department has expanded the… Read More

Crowd Funding Success For Late Forest Guard’s Family

The unsung heroes of conservation are our forest guards, and each year India loses a number of these brave soldiers in the line of duty. Karo Tayem was one such forest guard. A dedicated forest guard from Pakke Tiger Reserve… Read More

Moving Upstream: A Unique Project For The Conservation Of The Ganga

The Veditum India Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that believes that each individual has the power to spark change, launched a project named ‘Moving Upstream’, a walk of about 3000 km. along the length of the… Read More

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A Somewhat Desultory Philippic On The Occasion Of World Environment Day

It should be a day to celebrate the planet. This year, Bittu Sahgal and Lakshmy Raman felt forced to remind India that we are being deflected from the true purpose of life by hurtling blindly…


A Funeral Of Giants

On a solemn day in Kenya, Vivek Menon watches tonnes of ivory go up in flames and pays touching tribute to the giants that were felled for the misplaced value of their tusks.

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Meet Kartik Shukul

Young, sparky and focused, Nagpur-based Kartik Shukul, one of India’s leading experts on the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, currently serves as Special Counsel for the Forest Departments of Maharashtra and Madhya…

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Manas National Park

Photo: Bernard Castelein.Against the backdrop of the Eastern Himalayas lies a grass and jungle habitat of unp...