06Apr/17

When Will India’s Flamingo Hub Cease To Be A Flamingo Graveyard?

  Flamingoes have been known to fly into high-tension wires strung over saline wetlands, where the birds like to feed, but efforts to take the wires down have seldom succeeded. Some ofRead More…

08Mar/17

Saving An Endangered Tree Through Sustainable Use

Rainforest Trust’s partner Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) in India uses unique economic opportunities to encourage communities to sustainably manage natural resources. Flowering Pterocarpus marsupium. Photo courtesy of AERF. After dedicating extensiveRead More…

07Mar/17

When Snares Set for Wild Boars Spell Trouble for Karnataka’s Tigers

The deaths of tigers and other wildlife have brought to the forefront a situation where the ‘management’ of one animal leads to the accidental deaths of another. A hundred and twenty-one snares were dismantledRead More…