Wet/land II: Why the new Wetland Draft Rules are a disaster
Environment / Wild

Wet/land II: Why the new Wetland Draft Rules are a disaster

The government is trying to refine its wetland rules. It’s a case of throwing out the baby with the waters.

Wetlands need to be reinforced as more than just open sources of water. How they are identified and conserved requires a rethink Continue reading

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Leopard in an Indian school: leopard yes, attack, no!
Species / Wild

Leopard in an Indian school: leopard yes, attack, no!

Last Sunday, a leopard skulked into a school in Bangalore. This was not a back-of-beyond place, or an unheard of school. This was the heart of things: a leopard in a school, located in prosperous Karnataka’s capital, the hub for many of India’s conservationists. The leopard was unable to leave the school, Vibgyor school, and the ‘rescue’ … Continue reading