Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicWildlife conservation

Topic: wildlife conservation

Save foxes, dholes and hyenas, look beyond tigers and snow leopards, study says

A group of wildlife researchers has sought the creation of Canid Conservation Units aimed at wild canids, with an aim to also save ‘less-appreciated’ landscapes.

Coronavirus should finally make us act on illegal wildlife trade

COVID-19 is revealing full scale of China’s wildlife trade industry, with the temporary ban on 20,000 captive breeding enterprises and 54 different species.

On World Wildlife Day, a look at some of India’s success stories

The theme of the first World Wildlife Day after the Australia and Amazon fires that wiped out millions of animals is 'Sustaining All Life on Earth'.

These wildlife sanctuaries in India could host cheetahs brought in from Africa

Based on a 2010 govt report, ThePrint lists the sites that could be used to serve as cheetah habitat in India, including the Kuno sanctuary in MP.

Uddhav Thackeray as CM is good news for Maharashtra’s forests, wildlife and animal lovers

Apart from plans for a Bangkok-like aquarium in Mumbai, Thackeray is said to be working to save and showcase Maharashtra’s green heritage.

Lost tiny deer-like species sighted in Vietnamese wild again after 3 decades

Photographic evidence of the animal, known as Vietnam mouse-deer, has been captured for the first time since its last recorded sighting in 1990.

Mathura hospital to give elephants a real healing touch

The 'Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital', the first-of-its-kind facility, is expected to help in the treatment of elephants, many rescued from circuses.    

Human-animal conflict is clear & present danger, and India can’t afford to ignore it

Increasing human and animal population, shrinking forests etc. have made the conflict inevitable. But it’s not as though there are no solutions.

Electrocution, rail accidents, encroachment: Why elephants keep dying in India

Just last week, 7 elephants died of electrocution in Odisha. Experts deplore lack of research and data into changing behaviour of elephants.

How football can help protect wildlife

A society of wildlife conservation is using football and naming teams after local animals, to foster affinity for wildlife in the African nation of Cameroon. 

On Camera

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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