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An old relationship between mountain shepherds and villagers features new tensions. Janaki Lenin is witness to the changing dynamic between Kinnaura shepherds and Spitian villagers
Reports claiming illicit snake venom trade worth crores do a disservice to Indian snakes.
Scientists from IISc, Bengaluru, performed experiments to highlight how a parasitic wasp’s egg-laying appendage is like a sophisticated sensor.
Steve Winter is a conservation photographer noted for his work with National Geographic and the use of camera traps to snap pictures in the wild.
Conflict with predators is made-to-order in the Deccani grasslands but that is not how it plays out
In 12 hours, 100 wax moth caterpillars had reduced a mass of plastic by 92 milligrams, the fastest plastic degradation process known so far.
Everyone thinks the way of life of nomadic pastoralists is dying out. A ground report reveals otherwise.
One of the infamous lions of Tsavo suffered from a debilitating abscess that may have been the cause of its macabre diet.
Since Matabele ants go out in force, raid and return as a column, any ants that lag behind are at high risk.
The study also found that, apart from parental care being widespread in this group of frogs, the females are primary caregivers in many species, contrary to prevailing wisdom.
It’s inexcusable that India’s states continue to function without crowd-control procedures in place and make decisions by the seat of their pants.
A tristate junction in south India seems to have been exporting tens of thousands of star tortoises every year. Are populations being wiped out?
The distinct endemic genera of birds challenges a widely held belief that India’s avifauna were merely species within broad genera found outside India.
Two biologists witnessed a critical period when the fish larvae forsake their nomadic open-water existence for life in the undersea garden of corals, in Lakshadweep.
To solve water problems in a cold desert, Wangchuk came up with a path-breaking idea: freeze millions of litres of water in the form of ‘ice stupas’.