Prerna Bindra

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is a wildlife conservationist currently working on the book 'The Vanishing: India’s Wildlife Crisis', to be published by Penguin India.

ART & CULTURE

 |   14-minute read

How environment was pushed to the brink of disaster in India

[Book extract] There is something even more troubling than the high rate of clearance, of decimation of protected wildlife habitats.

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ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

Why my best friend Doginder can't get enough of Mishti: The Mirzapuri Labrador

Alas! She is in a book that weaves a beautiful relationship about a dog and her people.

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VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

Watch how India crushes its national animal, tiger

Shocking video of the incident shows the crowd shouting: dabao, dabao!

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POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

Mopa airport risks animals and people's livelihoods in Goa

Ecological and social impacts apart, detractors have questioned the economic viability of the airport.

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POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

Animals are not vermin, culling the wild is no answer

For a country proud of its ahimsak traditions, it is hypocritical to support the act without addressing the root of the problem.

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POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

If Modi is serious about saving India's tigers, he must read this

Ahead of the Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger Conservation, suggestions for PM.

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LIFE

 |   5-minute read

Bring back the house sparrow

The boisterous, perky little creatures are rapidly disappearing, not only from India but worldwide.

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LIFE

 |   7-minute read

Sad how the great animal orchestra has fallen silent

The Earth has music, but do we care to listen?

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POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

How sand mafia is waging a war in Chambal, endangering wildlife

At the root of this is a surge in demand for sand fuelled by real estate boom.

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POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Dudhwa is becoming a death trap for tigers

Intrusion by the district magistrate and her guests in core areas at night seems to have disturbed the animals.

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