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Great Indian Bustards – Extinction Inevitable?

A citizen science initiative brings Vaishali Rawat in confrontation with the stark conservation realities facing the critically-endangered Great Indian Bustard.

Bats In The Land Of Hornbills

Exploring every chiropterologist’s dream destination of Borneo, Rohit Chakravarty makes the ultimate bat lover’s pilgrimage – to the Gunung Mulung National Park. “Bamboo bat!”

Like A Moth To A Flame

Pritha Dey introduces Sanctuary readers to some common and rare moth species found in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and beyond.

The Secret Lives Of Himalayan Wolves

In the mystic and mountainous wilderness of Spiti, Salvador Lyngdoh writes about his tryst with Leika and Kunzum.

An Avian Quest In The Eastern Ghats

Project Coordinator of the Care Earth Trust, Chennai,  J. Patrick David travelled across some spectacular hills and sholas of the Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu (EGTN) to conduct a bird survey. The survey was part of a three-year project to document the avian diversity of the region, supported by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC).

The Queen Mother’s Heirs

Ashish Thakare, Deputy Conservator of Forest, Bramhapuri Forest Division, chronicles the fascinating lives of three young, wild tigers from ‘cubhood’ to adulthood.

Nocturnal, Arboreal And Vunerable – The Bengal Slow Loris

Swapna Nelaballi spent months studying slow lorises in the forests of Tripura. Sheintroduces Sanctuary readers to these endearing, elusive primates, threatened bydeforestation and the exotic pet trade.

Cashew Feni And Forest Tales – Camera Trapping In The Countryside

With support from the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Wildlife Conservation Society – India, Department of Science and Technology, Maharashtra Forest Department and the Tillari Biodiversity Research Trust, Anushka Rege undertook a vital research project to study mammals in the forest-cashew plantation landscape of the Tillari region in Maharashtra’s Western Ghats. Here, she met life-loving…

Incidental Catch – What I Found In My Search For The Elusive Seahorse

After travelling and interacting with fishing communities along coastal India for six months, Tanvi Vaidyanathan is concerned for the future of the elusive seahorse.

Gabbar – Battle-Scarred Survivor

The team responsible for tracking and protecting Maharashtra’s Tadoba’s tigers narrate an extraordinary tale about an extraordinary tiger.

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