Wildlife

OPEN TO OPINION

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Penny patterson, Animal conservation, Wildlife, Koko the gorilla

Koko, we love you – why we can care for an animal we never even knew

The ‘gorilla who could talk’ showed us animals are more like us than we often understand, and that friendship transcends all boundaries.

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 |  Wild Ways  |  5-minute read
Humans, Wildlife, Feral, Stray Dogs

Why incidents of dogs killing children and livestock are rising in India

The fact that they hunt does not mean the entire species needs to be demonised and clubbed to death in acts of revenge.

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 |  Wild Ways  |  6-minute read

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Railways, Train track accidents, Wildlife, Elephant corridor

Why India's elephants are dying on its railway tracks

The country has the highest number of train accidents involving elephants in the world.

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Sudan, Animal reserve, Save The Tiger, Rhinos

Death of last male northern white rhino Sudan raises concerns for India, too

Wildlife sanctuaries such as Kaziranga and Corbett are dealing with inadequate wildlife protection infrastructure and staff.

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Northern white rhinoceros, Rhino, Wildlife

Why the last male northern white rhino is dead

Only two female members of his species are alive.

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 |  Wild Ways  |  7-minute read
Wildlife, Basai, Birds, Najafgarh jheel

Why Delhi's natural spaces are under threat

The old city's heritage is not just its ancient bazaars, tombs, and monuments but also its ecology.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Wildlife, Indira Gandhi, Wildlife Protection Act, Hunting ban

Did a ban on hunting help India's wildlife and forests thrive, or ruin them?

It is high time provisions of Wildlife Protection Act are reviewed to extend genuine preservation to wildlife other than tigers.

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Arctic, Polar bears, Global warming, Wildlife

[Image of the day] An emaciated polar bear is a brutal reality of climate change

Photographer Paul Nicklen called it a 'soul crushing scene that still haunts me'.