Home Conservation Field Reports

Field Reports

Latest

Sunabeda – Once A Bastion For Wildlife, Now On The Brink

Once a bastion for wildlife, now on the brink, says Satyesh Naik who makes a case for the ecological resurrection of Odisha’s Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary.

On The Shore Of Life And Death

In Odisha’s Ganjam district, a concerted effort by the Forest Department, NGOs and local communities is underway to ensure safe passage for thousands of olive Ridley hatchlings at the Gokharkuda beach, reports Pranav Capila.

On The Wolf Trail – Lahaul-Spiti To Lower Saxony

Volunteering with wildlife organisations across two continents, Lalitha Krishnan shares her observations from the field in an attempt to dispel the myths surrounding the mysterious and misunderstood wolves.

Herping - A Love Affair

Having spent years in the vast Thar, combing through the sands of the most densely human-populated desert in the world, Vipul Ramanuj writes an appreciation of the gamut of herplife that the Great Indian Desert manages to sustain.

Belling The Cat – Using Telemetry To Study Lions In People’s Backyards

Stotra Chakrabarti, reflects on four years spent tracking four lionesses and their prides in the human-dominated landscapes outside the Gir National Park.

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).

Page 1 of 8