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From The Hills Of The Himalayan Langur

Telling a story of the little-studied Himalayan langur, Himani Nautiyal writes of hours spent observing the antics of these primates of Garhwal.

Uncertain Destinies

Off the enchanting atolls of Lakshadweep, marine biologist Shreya Yadav explores the resilience of the archipelago’s most enigmatic organisms – coral reefs.

Hope Floats

The world’s last remaining population of brow-antlered deer is confined to a few square kilometres of floating habitat in Manipur’s Loktak Lake. Endemic and endangered, the sangai needs managerial interventions. Cara Tejpal travels to Manipur in the company of experts to plot the deer’s future.

Tigers Outside Protected Areas In Chandrapur

Anish Andheria, President, Wildlife Conservation Trust

The Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) has always emphasised the importance of forested corridors, forest patches and riparian tracts between existing national parks and sanctuaries for tiger movement. This is precisely why several of its conservation interventions are focussed on the buffer zones of tiger reserves and the corridors that connect…

The Mystery Of The Migrating Giants

Tracing their evolutionary, historical and cultural routes, Shyamal Datta and Dr. Bibhuti Lahkar write sensitively about elephants, the gentle giants of the Eastern Himalaya.

Marine Meadows – Following The Feeding Trail Of The Dugong

Following dugongs in the waters around the Andaman and Nicobar islands allowed researchers Vardhan Patankar and Elrika D’Souza to start to decode the mysterious feeding habits of these threatened marine mammals.

Flaming Mysteries

Orange, red or yellow? The varying colours of the Flameback woodpecker subspecies have been confusing biologists for years. Now, a study by Sri Lankan scientists seems to have got to the bottom of the mystery. Neha Sinha clues us in on this latest evolutionary revelation.

The Coringa Mangroves – Realm Of The Fishing Cat

As the sun sets upon the dense mangrove forests that fringe the Godavari river, India’s most elusive and secretive small cat awakens.

Eye In The Sky – Tracking Black-necked Cranes And Bar-Headed Geese In The Trans-Himalaya

Tahir Shawl, Wildlife Warden, Jammu and Kashmir, teams up with wildlife biologists to satellite-tag the threatened Black-necked Cranes and Bar-headed Geese of the Indian trans-Himalaya. Tracking their migratory routes is crucial to conservation efforts on the ground.

Noa-Dehing’s White-bellied Herons

Gopinathan Maheswaran of the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) who led the first-ever study on the foraging and nesting habits of the critically endangered White-bellied Herons in Arunachal Pradesh’s Namdapha Tiger Reserve, asks that their fast-flowing riverine habitats be protected.

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