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06Jul/17

The Women Who Live Alongside Rhinos In India

This is a guest post by Bikash Kumar Bhattacharya, republished from Mongabay with permission.  Kasema Khatun’s tiny, thatched-roof house lies just a few feet from the swaying elephant grass thickets of OrangRead More…






17Apr/13

The Last Rhinos of Kaziranga, will they Last?

Instead of being a protected reserve, the Kaziranga National Park of Assam, India has turned into a battleground between the poachers and the protectors. It is the rhinos that are in danger. Will they be able to survive? Yes, if better technogly is used for protection.











30Jun/12

One Horned Rhino and other Wildlife battling Floods in Assam

Forest officials of Assam are having many a sleepless nights as they work non-stop to transfer the animals of world renowned sanctuaries like the Kaziranga national park to safer locations. The park known for its population of one horned rhinos was severely affected after flood waters submerged almost all of the forest area.











21Mar/12

Squatters and Solid Waste threatening Kaziranga wildlife

India’s Kaziranga national park is a world heritage site and a park that is home to at least 15 of India’s threatened mammal species including the one horned Rhino. But now the forest officials are concerned that the animals are being threatened by increased plastic waste and other solid waste strewn all over the protected forest grounds.











13Nov/11

Camera Traps helping Catch Rhino Poachers

(Contains Graphic Images)Using technology for the benefit of wildlife is a relatively new concept in India. But that the beginning has been made, is clearly an encouraging development. In the remote jungles of North East India, Intel company ‘sleuths’ have been deployed to eradicate rhino poaching by placing camera traps and nabbing the offendors