Tag Archives: blackbuck

09Sep/11

Bishnois: Environment Crusaders by Birth

The Bishnoi community of Rajasthan is the kind of community the makers of the movie Avatar would have been inspired from. These worshippers of nature, live by only one code of conduct and that is to live and let live, without bringing harm to any of Mother Earth’s creatures. From creating havoc in one gun loving film star’s life to living each day following the 29 principles revolving around loving and protecting the environment, this community is the role model India and the world needs if we seriously want the Earth to live on.

21Jun/11

Blackbuck Population Increase Ten Fold in Two Years in Katarnia ghat Wildlife Sanctuary

Katarnia ghat Wildlife sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh is near the Indo-Nepal border and still a place where wild species can spring about freely without human interference. Thanks to a number of planned water storage facilities and early showers this season, it is the first time in many years that forest department found a rise in number of rare blackbucks in this wildlife reserve.