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The Priceless Value Of One

On a visit to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation in Assam, Pranav Capila finds himself drawn into a world of wild orphans and unorthodox surrogate mothers.

Banj, Beasts And People – Life On The Fringe Of The Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary

While walking through the degraded Banj oak forests of the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary in the company of villagers, Upma Manral worries that exclusionist forest policies are alienating communities from nature.

Conserving The Kharmor In M.P.

Endemic to the Indian subcontinent, the endangered Lesser Florican is dependent on undisturbed grasslands. Ajay Gadikar shares his observations on the status of the species in Madhya Pradesh, a state with two sanctuaries dedicated to the bird.

Birds In The Sand

On the sandbars that dot a stretch of the Mahanadi river in the Chandaka Wildlife Division, Sumant Kumar Rajguru records the very first nesting of the Indian Skimmer in Odisha!

Beyond Ranthambhore – The Western India Tiger Landscape

On a field trip across the Western India Tiger Landscape, at the heart of which lies Ranthambhore, Dr. Jimmy Borah, Sunny Shah and Sailaja Nayak discover potential tiger habitats that could sustain dispersing tigers… if we work to restore the health of these forests.

Life Near The Fence

Across the world, ‘no man’s lands’ between national boundaries tend to be occupied by wild species, thanks to the absence of humans. The national border of India and Pakistan in Punjab is no different. In fact it has turned into a unique ‘Protected Area’ writes Amit Goswamy, Assistant Commandant, Border Security Force (BSF). Here he has recorded surprisingly diverse life forms, even in the…

Time To Cheer

In the company of affable local guides, Gaurav Sharma navigates the steep slopes of the staggeringly beautiful Great Himalayan National Park to savour the delights of walking hills and valleys populated by Cheer Pheasants and their co-inhabitants.

Dolphins In A Purse

Aboard a purse seiner, off the coast of Karnataka, marine biologist Abhishek Jamalabad witnesses fishermen execute a late-night rescue operation.

War And Peace In The Himalaya

As primate ecologist Himani Nautiyal comes to the end of a year-long study on the central Himalayan langur in the Mandal valley, she shares her notes on conflict mitigation and communities in this Himalayan paradise.

Twitching Along The Mahanadi

Satyesh Naik, Dr. Anup Nayak and Anshu Pragyan discover that the hills along the course of ‘The Great River’ are a treasure trove of avian delights.

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