Amrita Sharma reviews for India’s Endangered, Grey Hornbills at Dusk by Bulbul Sharma Delhi is a truly fascinating city. It reflects the diversity of India where religions, languages, customs & cultures co-existRead More…
The majority of Indians believe that protecting animals is important, according to new research released today by the World Society for Protection of Animals (WSPA). The research, commissioned by WSPA and undertaken by prominent research agencies GlobeScan and TNS Global, shows that 73% of Indians think the treatment of animals is a serious challenge in our society.
Eco-travel does not necessarily just limit to tourism. When you go from point A to B within the city, the way you travel and the mode of transport you choose can really make a difference. Our eco-travel writer Shilpi, looks at an innovative new eco-friendly travelling option available in India and few of the old ideas that have resurrected themselves as the chic new environment-friendly means of transportations.
Last week members of India’s Wildlife SOS got a call from Delhi police saying that workers at an under construction bridge in Delhi had spotted a strange animal struggling in a well. The team found the animal to be a porcupine, and endangered species protected under the Wildlife Protection act 1972.
The 2012 International Conservation Photography Awards has been announced. This biennial juried competition will allow photographers to send entries to several categories all related to nature and wildlife. The competions was startedRead More…
The educational institute, Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi was in news recently for a different reason. A Small Indian Civet, which is very rare in and around Delhi, was found hiding, in a cavity at the IT department of the University and was safely rescued after the university authorities contacted the Wildlife SOS an NGO to rescue the animal. Small Indian Civet is an endangered species.
A team of scientist from UK and Delhi studied the DNA of a Weed and have found that the answer to a plant’s survival skills lies in its chromosome nature and numbers.