Groundwater Contamination in Peri-urban India Swachh Bharat Mission

The Swachh Bharat Mission promises to address issues of sanitation and water in rapidly urbanising areas. However, without an adequate understanding of all potential sources of contamination, the mission may, at best, only achieve the goal of universal sanitation but may not meet the goal of safe drinking water.

Trading on conservation: A marine protected area as an ecological fix

Many developing countries have encouraged the expansion of mechanised fishing in order to engage in the lucrative export of seafood. This has caused a rise in the incidental mortality of marine wildlife.

Dogs are biggest predators of livestock in Trans-Himalayan regions

Free-ranging dogs caused 64% of the livestock deaths, much more than even snow leopards

The utility of weather and climate information for adaptation decision-making: current uses and future prospects in Africa and India

Developing countries share many common challenges in addressing current and future climate risks. A key barrier to managing these risks is the limited availability of accessible, reliable and relevant weather and climate information.

Comparing Pixel and Object-Based Approaches to Map an Understorey Invasive Shrub in Tropical Mixed Forests

The establishment of invasive alien species in varied habitats across the world is now recognized as a genuine threat to the preservation of biodiversity. Specifically, plant invasions in understory tropical forests are detrimental to the persistence of healthy ecosystems. 

Dogs top predators in the Himalayas, have killed livestock worth Rs 12 lakh: Study

According to the multi-author study, dogs were responsible for the majority of livestock losses amounting to Rs 12 lakh as compared to that by snow leopards at Rs 10 lakh and wolves at Rs 1.5 lakh.

Dogs kill more livestock in upper Himalayas than wolves, snow

Dogs are among the top predators of livestock in the upper Himalayas, killing more farm animals than snow leopards and wolves do, a study has said.

Not their best friend

Domestic dogs currently threaten across the world at least 188 species of mammals, birds and reptiles, including the Olive Ridley turtles, the Great Indian bustard and the hog deer in India, a team of international wildlife scientists has said.

காணாமல் போன ‘கரகர குரல்’

இரவு நேரத்தில் மழை வருவதை நமக்கு முதலில் அறிவித்து வந்தவை தவளைகளே. ஆனால், இன்றைக்கு மழையைக் காணவில்லை, அவற்றை முன்னறிவித்த தவளைகளை அழித்துவிட்டோம்.

It's Time to Make Conservation Labour Visible Again - What May Day narratives don't tell us about the role of the working class in conservation.

May Day was not always International Workers’ Day. Before it became International Workers’ Day during the Second Communist International Congress in the 19th century, May Day was a traditional, temperate-region celebration of spring.