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CONSERVATION NEWS

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.

How salties and gharials are similar yet different

July 03, 2021 5:11 pm

The pot-snout gharials and heavyweight saltwater crocodiles may belong to the same family but hunt in different waters

Thailand's 'Elephant in the Zoom' initiative will let you interact with animals virtually

November 24, 2020 11:34 am

Participants can also take part in the signature Walking With Giants experience

War of the Orchids: how a few Assamese are battling to save a flower through social media and paper documents

February 04, 2019 10:44 am

A group of men and women in Assam are fighting to save a flower — by growing it in their backyards, bonding over it on Whatsapp and a month ago, formally grouping into a society for its conservation

Watch VIDEO: These trees are hungry for anything — cycles, cars, warning signs

June 04, 2018 9:09 am

Some people are even calling it nature's revenge, it would seem that the way men have thoughtlessly cut down trees and reduced forest covers to build concrete buildings and other infrastructure now nature is fighting back and taking that space again.

Three tribal villages of Assam open up their homes

April 25, 2018 5:13 pm

In Assam’s Sonitpur district, an ecotourism initiative opens doors of three villages to guests as well as economic sustainability.

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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