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KOLKATA: The World Wildlife Fund has warned that days are numbered for much of the sensitive Sunderbans eco-system and in 60 years vast tracts of the rare mangrove forests, home to the Bengal tiger, will be inundated by the rising sea.


The study, focussed on Sunderbans in Bangladesh, says the sea was rising more swiftly than

 

Kolkata: Spreading human habitat in the Sunderbans has resulted in a drop in the tigers’ territory, leading to frequent incidents of straying.

“Tigers have adapted to a life in the mangroves and crabs constitute an important part of their diet. Though tigers are a highly adaptable species, occupying territory from the snowy

 

A shocking news has been reported by a NatHistory forum member Vinod Kumar -

In north Karnataka, unidentified persons Have killed 6 pythons in the Yadgir district for unknown reasons. Forest officials have not even visited the spot to verify the incident and not even a case has been registered against anybody so far.

Can anyone


 
Monday, February 22, 2010 -- 9 a.m

An information received early this morn has reported that a Tiger probably from the Pirkhali range of Sundarban Tiger Reserve has entered Sonaga village situated near Gosaba and opposite Bali Island. The animal has injured a woman on the left side of her forehead, shoulder & arm and thereafter

My friend had once remarked, "You are such a dodo!" It was a spontaneous reaction from his side when I said something foolish...

Have you ever wondered why someone is called 'DODO' when ever the person seems to be dumb, innocently stupid???  No???

 BUT, I did...........

That day I wanted to figure out why a dumb person is usually


LETS PLEDGE........

Posted by: Divya on

 

I can't explain how irritated and disgusted I feel day in and day out; when I read about tiger skin smugglers being arrested, several tons of tiger-bones being seized, international wildlife trafficking rackets being busted and filthy news of the tiger skin costing a lakh of rupees and just one kilogram of tiger bones costing


WIERD US!!!

Posted by: Divya on

I just came across this obnoxious news-piece on BBC news which says that a Chinese man has been sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for ' killing and EATING' a rare tiger of Indochinese origin! How disgustingly desperate is that!

The man, Kang Wannian, who happens to be a villager in the southern province of Yunnan is supposed to


Save Our Tigers

Posted by: Bhaskar P on

According to the website www.saveourtigers.com, which has been put up by Aircel as part of their incredible campaign a total of 118,191 people have logged on to sign their support for the tiger. The truth is that the campaign has touched a chord with young persons. And the tiger needs young persons more than anyone else in the


 

 

 A MELANCHOLIC HOMECOMING

 

Return to Palamau Tiger Reserve(PTR)--The Heartland of Wildlife and Naxalism in Jharkhand

 

 

                                                        First of all let me briefly introduce myself and my relationship with the Palamau Tiger Reserve—A neglected Tiger Reserve that seems to have been


Homeless Creatures

Posted by: arun tp on

 

The Poem "Homeless Creatures" is written seeing the terror, while walking through a small beach (Muzhappilangaud/Dharmadam in India) near my home, where Hundreds of Crabs and other small creatures are crushed and thrown for nothing, by the Cars and Bike's rushing through sands for pleasure in high speed. This started to