Islands in peril

It is not often that our national newspapers carry informed and thoughtful articles about ecology and conservation, especially concerning our islands and coasts. The Hindu, taking a lead on this, has published a series of six articles in the Sunday Magazine spanning concerns in ecology and society in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The articles […]

New program for snow leopard conservation

The BBC Wildlife Fund (BBCWF) and the Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) are teaming up with the Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF) to launch a new program aimed at securing a healthy population of snow leopards across Asia. Snow leopards are one of the most endangered big cats in the world. They are found across 12 […]

Going into gravy?

A tribal elder in southern India, a Bollywood actor, a young villager. One uses an ingenious piece of bent wire, the second a high-powered rifle, and the last, a jaw trap. The first makes a meal of his catch, the second carries home the antlers as trophy and the third sells the skin and bones […]