wildlife
The good leopards of Mumbai's urban forest
A unique collaborative initiative between citizens, wildlife researchers and the forest department is monitoring and collecting data on wildlife, particularly leopards, in Aarey Milk Colony in Mumbai. Mongabay India writers Aditi Tandon and Kartik Chandramouli report on the man-animal co-existence
Here come the tigers
Tiger--the King of Jungle--may be facing a bleak future in parts of India, but in the renowned Sunderbans National Park, famous for the big cat, its number is stable while human death rate from attacks has also declined. Pritha Lahiri reports
Animal activists in Rajasthan’s Sirohi district have launched a unique campaign to provide water through tankers to wildlife animals to tide over acute water shortage in its forests. But conservationists say there is no need to intervene in these natural processes of variations in mortality, reports Rakhee Roytalukdar
Taken for granted since time immemorial, few noticed the rapid decline in the number of vultures in India until disaster struck. Some frantic research and concerted efforts over the past few years have just begun to stabilise the numbers. Uttara Gangopadhyay reports
The Great Indian Bustard was once in the race for the title of the national bird of India. Today it is fighting to stay alive. Uttara Gangopadhyay has a rare encounter with the birds at Nannaj in Maharashtra.