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A Kingdom Restored

Reiterating the importance of securing habitats as Protected Areas for wildlife, Sheren Shrestha shares the success story behind the resurgence of the Banke National Park in Nepal and the subsequent revival of tiger numbers.

Why Otters Matter

Monitoring a pack of otters along the Cauvery river with the help of a local fisherman, Gopakumar Menon opines on the sentinel role otters play in their threatened ecosystem.

Birds And Beasts – The Human-Inflicted Extinction Story Of India

In this two-part series, birdman, author and naturalist extraordinaire, Sumit Sen, writes about some birds and beasts that India has pushed to extinction and are lost to us forever, those considered lost, and those that we will certainly lose unless we act now. The focus is on human-induced loss of charismatic animals – large mammals and birds, not because they are more important, but because they help drive the…

One Million Snakebites

A third of globally-estimated snakebite deaths occur in India. Janaki Lenin explains what makes Indians prone to snakebites, and why antivenom research needs to be prioritised and supported.

The Battle For Tost’s Snow Leopards

Bayarjargal Agvaantseren narrates how the only Protected Area in the world dedicated exclusively to snow leopards was created against all odds.

The Indian Elephant

M. Krishnan, a writer, an experienced naturalist and a friend of elephants introduces the magnificent Indian Elephas maximus to the readers.

Real Estate Contemplations In God’s Own Country

Even as an assortment of organisations and government bodies work together to secure vital elephant corridors in Kerala, Pranav Capila contemplates the hurdles in their way.

Paradise Lost: Khijadiya Wrecked By Development

Sanctuary delineates the developmental activities taking place inside Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary in Jamnagar, Gujarat, as the residents and birders of the state rally against the destruction of their beloved birding paradise.

Mud On Boots Project: Meet The Project Leaders

Sanctuary Nature Foundation’s Mud On Boots Project is a programme designed to empower and support ‘mud-on-the-boots’ conservationists in India, regardless of their academic qualifications or affiliations. Learn about our 12 Project Leaders, who are working on diverse conservation issues across the country.

Killer Chytrid

Our history and future are both inextricably linked to that of amphibians. As humans negotiate a path through the minefield of climate change, young women such as the author are the torch bearers who will point us in the direction of survival on a planet that is sending us life-saving signals through messengers such as fungi and quickly-evolving vectors that we must fast learn to read and comprehend.

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