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Wildlife conservation, Marine ecosystem, Thailand, Baby dugong death

How you murdered Marium: The little dugong sea animal Marium didn't die just of plastic ingestion. We killed her

Humanity has the blood of the orphaned baby dugong, Marium, on its hands. We have all killed her by cruelly and mindlessly dumping our plastic waste in the oceans.

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 |  7-minute read
Human wildlife conflict, Wildlife conservation, Tiger Conservation, Tiger census

Tiger zinda hai: Yes, tiger numbers are satisfyingly high in India today. But it's still complicated

India has exceeded the count of 2,282 tigers promised at the 2010 St. Petersburg Declaration four years ahead of time. But what is the cost we pay for such large numbers?

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Wildlife conservation, Human wildlife conflict, Wildlife crime, Human activities against nature

Putin's Latest Spy? The 'dark' Russian side of the white Beluga whale

Meet the newest Russian spy — the friendly white Beluga whale sporting unusual strapping.

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Wildlife protection, Wildlife conservation, Bird watching, Human wildlife conflict

Spare a thought for wildlife this summer

See goodness emerge from the fallow spaces by just letting them be — here are a few things you can do to help wildlife this summer.

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 |  8-minute read
Biodiversity loss, Wildlife conservation, Dugongs, Marine ecosystem

World Wildlife Day: The need for awareness about the extraordinary marine life

The marine ecosystem stands stretched to its brink. Will we wake up at least now?

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Wildlife conservation, Species extinction, The Great Indian Bustard

Great Indian Bustard: Meet perhaps the first species to go extinct in independent India

The Great Indian Bustard (GIB) is iconic and deserves a chance at surviving. The challenges it faces today can be tackled too. But that will need serious political will.

VOICES

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Species extinction, Wildlife conservation, India-Pakistan Relations, The Great Indian Bustard

Don't subject the Great Indian Bustard to politics of hate

Before pointing fingers at Pakistan, we need to reflect upon our own lack of political will to save the Great Indian Bustard from extinction.

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Wildlife Protection Act, Wildlife crime, Poaching, Wildlife conservation

Today, it's crimes against wildlife. Tomorrow, it will be crimes against you

Despite the high rate of accusations and arrests, the rate of actual conviction in wildlife crimes is abysmal — and alarming. It is emboldening poachers who are concerned only with their own profit, and not with our collective loss.

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Flying foxes, Australia heatwave, Climate change, Wildlife conservation

Two days and one heatwave is all it took for Australia to lose one-third of its flying fox population

Are we still going to call climate change a hoax? The bats were gone in a bat of an eyelid. We are headed the same way.

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Japanese Cuisine, Wildlife conservation, Whale hunting, Japan

A hunting we will go, insists Japan, and starts commercial whaling again. It's not just the whales which should be worried

Japan pulls out of the International Whaling Commission — the entire move reeks of double standards as the country has always stressed on multilateralism in its diplomacy.