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Kanha National Park – The Pride Of Project Tiger

Of the thousands of visitors who enter Kanha National Park each year, no more than a handful are aware of the behind-the-scenes activity that is responsible for the success of this awe inspiring jungle.

Tamil Nadu’s Elephantine Shame

A Sanctuary report on wild elephant deaths in Tamil Nadu, and the urgent need for the forest department, state government and railway authorities to work together for the safety of people and wildlife in the state.

The Last Flight

Neglecting the significant role of raptors in the ecosystem doesn’t bode well for their conservation, writes Sanctuary’s Assistant Editor Anirudh Nair.

A Funeral Of Giants

On a solemn day in Kenya, Vivek Menon watches tonnes of ivory go up in flames and pays touching tribute to the giants that were felled for the misplaced value of their tusks.

Badgered! Obsessions With An Elusive Generalist

The feisty, elusive honey badger has Rakesh Kalva in its thrall. Despite just one wild sighting in over two years of searching, he remains committed to understanding the distribution and behaviour of this carnivore.

Why Culling ‘Vermin’ Species Is Counter-Intuitive

Human-wildlife conflict is a serious matter, especially when it comes to crop depredation by wild herbivores. While it is absolutely essential to create and implement conflict mitigation strategies, the current manner in which state governments, with the support of the Centre, are dealing with the problem is both unscientific and dangerous.

Barnawapara – Worth More Than Gold To Chhattisgarh

The tigers and wild buffaloes that once roamed the forests of the Jonk Valley have all but disappeared. Raza Kazmi discovers, however, that other wild denizens have replaced them, leaving the allure of Barnawapara strong as ever.

River Allies

In the waters of the Irrawaddy river, traditional fishermen and wild dolphins work in harmony to fish. Will the threats facing the river allow this traditional relationship to survive, asks Demelza Stokes.

A Tiger Above The Rest

Bhavna Menon pays tribute to the ‘Big Bam’ of the central highlands. Undoubtedly, one of India’s most charismatic big cats.

Traveling Tiger Establishes Connectivity Between Bor and Amravati

By scouring through camera-trap images, forest officials have ascertained the identity of a ‘mystery’ tiger in the forests of Amravati. His origins? A tiger reserve that lies over 100 km. away.

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