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The Indian Elephant

M. Krishnan, a writer, an experienced naturalist and a friend of elephants introduces the magnificent Indian Elephas maximus to the readers.

Real Estate Contemplations In God’s Own Country

Even as an assortment of organisations and government bodies work together to secure vital elephant corridors in Kerala, Pranav Capila contemplates the hurdles in their way.

Paradise Lost: Khijadiya Wrecked By Development

Sanctuary delineates the developmental activities taking place inside Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary in Jamnagar, Gujarat, as the residents and birders of the state rally against the destruction of their beloved birding paradise.

Mud On Boots Project: Meet The Project Leaders

Sanctuary Nature Foundation’s Mud On Boots Project is a programme designed to empower and support ‘mud-on-the-boots’ conservationists in India, regardless of their academic qualifications or affiliations. Learn about our 12 Project Leaders, who are working on diverse conservation issues across the country.

Killer Chytrid

Our history and future are both inextricably linked to that of amphibians. As humans negotiate a path through the minefield of climate change, young women such as the author are the torch bearers who will point us in the direction of survival on a planet that is sending us life-saving signals through messengers such as fungi and quickly-evolving vectors that we must fast learn to read and comprehend.

Visiting West Bengal’s Nocturnal Cats

Maitreyee Mujumdar, the Project Coordinator of the Sanctuary Nature Foundation’s Mud on Boots Project, writes about her field visit to West Bengal to explore conservation initiatives undertaken by Project Leader Joydeb Pradhan.

A Tiger On The Rocks

S. Chandrasekaran, a Project Leader with the Sanctuary Nature Foundation’s Mud On Boots Project, recounts his experience of encountering a tiger at close quarters in the dry landscape of the Nilgiris.

The Fight For 550 Trees In North Bengal

Tiasa Adhya reports the wave of protests caused by the proposed slating of 3000 trees in North Bengal, rallying support for the protestors and the movement.

Tarbar – A Fence To Block A Century-Old Route

A 20 km.-long fence erected by the Nepal government has exacerbated human-elephant conflict in West Bengal. Avijan Saha explains.

Gibbons: The Swinging Singers Of Forests

Monica Szczupider finds herself in the company of gibbons, 'lesser apes' that are native to Asia, in an unexpected place. Acknowledging the gibbon sanctuary paradigm at Summerville in the United States, she articulates the need to direct conservation…

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