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CONSERVATION NEWS

Malcha Mahal to be restored soon? Here's what you need to know about this Tughlaq-era monument

April 26, 2022 2:24 pm

Delhi government is considering bringing this 14th century monument for tourists, taking away its obscurity after renovating it

How India’s birdman, Sálim Ali, showed us the interconnectedness of life

April 03, 2022 9:08 am

A recent collection of his radio talks point to the stellar role birds play in preserving our environment

Richard Leakey, Kenyan conservationist who campaigned against ivory trade, has died

January 03, 2022 5:20 pm

Leakey was also a fellow of the UK-based Royal Society and an honorary fellow of the African Academy of Sciences.

Another challenge for conservation efforts: Gender inequity

November 16, 2021 4:29 pm

Case studies show that when women lead in conservation, indicators of success like solidarity, rule compliance and forest and fishery regeneration often go up, even as these women face doubt and discrimination.

In Kenya, ex-accountant now protects sea turtles

October 04, 2021 6:28 pm

Kenya has five species of sea turtles. All are internationally recognized as endangered, and protected under local law with a penalty of life imprisonment.

Reuniting an orphan elephant and her mom, perhaps, with DNA and luck

September 06, 2021 2:32 pm

Although elephant mothers are extremely attentive, Nania’s family left her behind for some reason — perhaps at a nighttime river crossing that the tiny elephant couldn’t manage.

Geological analysis explains durability of Stonehenge megaliths

August 05, 2021 12:12 pm

It is comprised of mainly sand-sized quartz grains cemented tightly together by an interlocking mosaic of quartz crystals.

What happens if all mangroves are destroyed? A plant scientist explains

August 05, 2021 11:20 am

Besides increasing the vulnerability of the coastal communities, the decline of mangroves will also threaten the other organismal diversity that it supports.

Where forest is God: Lessons in conservation from Western Ghats tribes

July 29, 2021 6:55 pm

The ability of the Solega to adapt their own activities to mitigate conflict with wild animals make them ideal partners for conservationists in the fight to preserve local biodiversity, and protect endangered species.

Mexico's new fishing rule a 'setback' for near-extinct porpoise, say conservationists

July 16, 2021 1:14 pm

There are thought to be only between six and 20 vaquita porpoises left and the species is on the brink of extinction as more die each year in fishing nets than are being born.

CONSERVATION VIDEOS

On World Environment Day, a look at what countries are doing to promote tiger conservation

June 22, 2020 6:26 pm

In 2018, 12 countries agreed to work on tiger conservation. This is how they are doing. India, while doing well, must realise it is not the time to slowdown.

BJP Yuva Morcha celebrates declassification of Netaji's files

January 23, 2016 3:21 pm

Kolkata, Jan 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha on Saturday celebrated the release of Netaji's files with much fervour. People distributed sweets to commemorate the occasion. Prime Minister Narendra Modi viewed the declassified files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and thereafter released digital copies of the same early today. The National Archives of India (NAI) is placing 100 files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in public domain after preliminary conservation treatment and digitisation.

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