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Local calls it Najafgarh “nallah”—a drain. Ornithologists and bird watchers call it the Najafgarh jheel—a lake. They love this place...


Last Sunday, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted: ‘Happy to note that India has added two more Ramsar sites. Lonar...


“The Ganga and Yamuna are holy but there’s a lot of pollution,’’ says my guide Dinesh of Mela Kothi, adding,...


‘Chapak’… there was sound of water splashing and we turned our heads in that direction. A huge mugger crocodile jumped...


India is a home to 12 per cent of the world’s bird species—1,263 out of the total number of 10,135...


Today, let me ask you one question—what’s the connection between the kingfisher bird and the bullet train of Japan? It’s...


One fine April morning, during the lockdown, I was awakened by cheerful, mellifluous calls. When I came out of my...


‘Ullu’ is probably the first word of insult we come across in India before we upgrade to more sinister swear...


Poaching increased in India during the lockdown, says a study by TRAFFIC – a wildlife trade monitoring network. Species are being...


In many parts of India, the sight of a baya weaver bird, building its nest indicates that rains are around...

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