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A perennial shrub with vivid fiery orange-red flowers, the hamelia patens is the scene of a fierce battle of dominance for territory between a crimson sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja) and a purple sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus) out to impress a mate.   After inspecting

The visible positive changes in nature due to lockdown perhaps balances the damage done due to pollution by disposal of masks and PPE gear in waterbodies. As the new ongoing coronavirus epidemic has claimed more lives worldwide, it is recommended that

Endemic and rarely seen, Brown palm civets are nocturnal, arboreal, small carnivores that thrive in the high altitude tropical rain forests of the Western Ghats in India. We present a report from the northernmost part of their range. Growing up in

Aimed at recognizing and appreciating the important work done in the field of conservation, The Habitats Trust Grants is an annual initiative to award and encourage conservationists in India A glimpse of The Habitats Trust Grants 2019 – revealed and

The cruel association of snakes with Shravan, the fifth month of the Hindu calendar and the role of unscrupulous saperasor snake-charmers in propagating superstition leads to untold misery for serpents. Come months of July and August and the pavements on roads

Being sensitive and respectful in a National Park, with a dash of common sense is the need of the hour. A lesson in etiquette and decorum while visiting the wild by Shobha Mohan, founder of RARE India. Every time I visit

The next phase of the Wildlife SOS Refuse TO Ride Campaign has taken off and has hit the streets of Jaipur. Jaipur auto rickshaws roll out with ‘Refuse to Ride’ campaign message! In an attempt to educate tourists about the importance

 Within a short span of time, plastic has become the number one polluter of our planet. It is high time we take adequate measures to combat this global menace. Invented in the late 19th century, plastic began to be mass-produced in