Sunday, May 16, 2021


    Beekeeping empowers women, brings in honey and lush kitchen gardens

    From Maharashtra to Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh a network of more than nine hundred women are working as beekeepers, to improve rural incomes and create sustainability.

    TIME’s list of 100 most influential people in 2020 includes Indigenous Waorani leader

    Nemonte Nenquimo, a leader of Ecuador’s Indigenous Waorani nation, has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2020 for her work in defending her people’s territory in the Amazon Rainforest against the extractive industry.

    Bera’s free-roaming leopards walk on thin ice as tourism grows

    A rising number of hotels, home-stays, and resorts have started making an appearance around Bera to cater to the growing interest among tourists who come to see these wild cats in their habitat.

    Hunted and traded for body parts, the Bengal slow loris needs a conservation strategy

    The Bengal slow loris is a gum-eating, nocturnal, tree-dwelling primate species found in northeast India.

    Study Underlines, Polar Bears Will Become Extinct by 2100 Given Global Temperature Rise

    A recent study reveals that polar bears will become extinct 2100 due to global warming and resultant reduction in availability of food.

    Mapping human-elephant conflict hotspots from compensation records

    Researchers have mapped human-elephant conflicts in Kerala based on an analysis of the compensation data associated with human-wildlife conflicts in the state.

    Assam Flood Fury Endangers People & Threatens Biodiversity in Kaziranga National Park

    Kaziranga National Park in Assam has been experiencing a massive challenge in protecting its animal inhabitants as threat from the flood looms large.

    Nagaland is More Than Dog Meat, Does Mainstream India Care to Know?

    The Nagaland government has put a ban on the import and sale of dog meat which has been a delicacy in the region, infuriating the Naga community and deepening its tensions with mainstream India.

    Botswana Reports the Death of 350 Wild Elephants as Poaching & Smuggling Obstruct Conservation

    More than 350 dead elephants were spotted in Botswana forest. Officials say that the death is mysterious but the smuggling and poaching past speaks the other truth.

    Hope for healthy yak rides on Druk, the yak bull from Bhutan raised in...

    Sikkim in India is raising a yak bull gifted by Bhutan in a transboundary germplasm exchange to improve the species gene pool. Two bulls were handed over to Nepal as well.

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