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The race was between slow-moving turtles and industrial projects for India's fast developing economy. And the latter won.

The environment ministry's expert committees have recommended green clearances to two projects near turtle nesting sites.

 Expert panels of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change have


Lion Census 2020 in Gujarat has got a shot in the arm as around 8,000-10,000 cameras would be used to count the burgeoning population of big cats in the last abode of Asiatic lions.

Against 15,000 sq km area surveyed in 2015 census, lions will be counted in 25,000 sq km area spread across seven districts.

For the first time,


In an unusual occurrence, a month old lion cub strayed on to the busy Dhari-Visavadar highway in Amreli district on Saturday night.

With vehicles zooming past by in great speed, the terrified cub stood frozen in the middle of the road.

"However, before any harm came its way, the mother lion rushed to its rescue. Picking little


It is my pleasure to inform you that this year we are celebrating International Coastal Cleanup from 21st september-2019.

 

Below Link is cleanup location 
https://oceanconservancy.org/trash-free-seas/international-coastal-cleanup/map/?location_id=44483

 

We welcome you as Volunteers to associate with us in this year's International


The Jungle

Posted by: Suhas Kumar on

 

©Suhas Kumar

 

 

Until the dark

let the kakad bark

as the  sun slips down where horizon ends

and the darkness descends

the jungle wakes up

to the howls of the jackals, the music of the crickets,

the hoots of the owl,

and then suddenly

 

to the pook of the cheetal

and the bellow of the sambar

 

I stiffen in


I am a Field Director, an employee of the government of India, presently serving the state government. As FD my task is to ensure that the wildlands under my charge remain intact, the tigers and its prey are safe and thriving and the habitats that support the wild animals are productive and healthy. Looks quite easy here –


Tiger wants a Meteorite

Posted by: Suhas Kumar on

Tyger Tyger turning white
with the fear of the inevitable

- the gin traps, poisoned carcasses 
- and live wires hanging from power-line,
- a bullet aimed straight to the brain
- be crushed under truck’s wheel 
- Or, tossed over by a hurtling train

Tyger tyger turning white
with the fear of the known

- his home turned into villages


 

A hapless young male tiger strayed away from its already depleted and deeply fragmented original habitat, which once allowed tigers of Malwa to travel far and wide in search of new home and mate, into the outskirts of a rapidly expanding Bhopal city. The tiger entered a fenced compound probably in the night, and when the


In defense of the tigers

Posted by: Suhas Kumar on

In defense of the tigers
A debate has started on tigers about which the tigers are totally unaware. The debaters belong to two schools of thoughts – there is one group that believes tigers have the same rights as a human being has – unless it is a persona non-grata or one that is drifting on the high sea. And then there is the

I'm writing this from a little airport motel room in Madrid, unfortunately having to miss the last day of WILD10 due to obligations back home in New York City...

As I type, listening to the traffic on the street a few floors below my windows, I can picture the brilliantly lit spires, towers, and domes of medieval Salamanca,