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Man-Animal Conflict

Deforestation is correlated with incidents of human-elephant conflict(HEC) says a newly published study. Land-use change provoke incidents of conflict and expose both human and animal population to hazards. The authors opine that this can be the consequence of elephant dispersal

This is heart-wrenching narrative through the eyes of a young tiger is based on a story that was published in the Indian Express in the 1960s. It has been modified to fit in the present day context of poaching 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

High tension overhead wires poses a serious hazard for the flamingos of Manchlapur Lake. Raichur district of Karnataka state is the home for nearly 250 species of birds. It is also the second home for many migratory birds. Manchlapur Lake, which has

On World Elephant Day, we ponder on the fate of the pachyderm and its interaction wit humans. India is one of the seventeen megadiverse countries of the world. Being home to 7-8% of the world’s recorded species, from top predators such

The ill-poised fate of the inhabitants of the central Indian forests due to human-animal conflict. On my return to Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) early in December 2018, I learnt that one of Chhoti Tara’s sub adult cubs had been electrocuted in

 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

Leopard numbers in Sanjay Gandhi National Park is on the rise as seen in trap-camera footage, yet there still remains some areas of concern. Recent camera-trap images of leopards residing within the Sanjay Gandhi National Park(SNGP), Mumbai indicate that the numbers

Roadkill is a saddening fact of the current scenario in many wildlife sanctuaries across the nation. The train-tracks and highways and roadways cut across the land designated for the safety of animals, leading to said animals’ untimely death while crossing