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Black Baza: Where Biodiversity-Friendly Coffee Takes Wing

Arshiya Bose, founder of Black Baza Coffee Co., gives us a glimpse into India’s chequered coffee-growing history, introduces her fledgling business and explains why biodiversity-friendly brews make for a better cuppa.

Bleeding Orangutans

Though we share 97 per cent of our DNA with the imperiled species, we are nowhere like them. Today, orangutans have only humans to blame for having just a decade left on this planet. Purva Variyar enumerates how the palm oil industry, man’s apathetic attitude towards Indonesia's rainforests and orangutans own biology is spelling doom for the Bornean and Sumatran orangutans.

The Wolf In Your Dog

Reports of feral dogs attacking wildlife are on the rise across India. Abi Tamim Vanak and Chandrima Home underscore a conservation concern that has largely been brushed under the carpet.

Shared Goals: Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) – The Future Of Conservation

Nature conservancies spearheaded by the private sector, and supported by the public sector, might just be critical to future conservation in India, writes Zoravar Gill.

The Narcondam Hornbill

Ashfaq Ahmed Zarri recounts his experience of studying the elusive forest bird, the Narcondam Hornbill, endemic to the Narcondam  island in the Andamans.

The Village That Moved

Choosing to relocate, a village in the Karbi Anglong region of Assam, has helped secure an ancient migratory route for elephants and improved the villagers lives as well, reports Pranav Capila.

Are the Treacherous Links and Claims an Illusion?

Treacherous Links, Sanctuary Asia’s October 2016 cover story, linked the rhino horn trade to the global threat of terrorism. Trishant Simlai and Raza Kazmi question some of these claims and have penned a rebuttal. Sanctuary invites readers to weigh in on the issue.

Have You Seen This? Tapping Into The Memory Of Islanders To Uncover An Invasion

Asks Nitya Prakash Mohanty as he winds his way through the villages of the Andaman Islands in an effort to find the origins of a bullfrog invasion.

Melagiris – Secret Jewel Of The Eastern Ghats

The conservation potential of this wilderness is uncovered by N. Lakshminarayanan, who urges it be protected and managed for posterity.

Journeys To The End Of The World

Legendary conservationist and biologist Dr. George Schaller recounts his experiences protecting and conserving his beloved mountains and their incredible denizens.

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