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Founding Editor of Sanctuary Asia, Bittu Sahgal presents the Annual Balipara Foundation Award to Sendenyu Community Biodiversity and Wildlife Conservation Committee
4 months 2 weeks ago

Alarmed by the rapidly disappearing floral and faunal populations within a span of a generation due to excessive hunting, logging and jhum cultivation, Sendenyu Community Biodiversity & Wildlife Conservation Committee felt...

Young orphaned orangutans on a climbing expedition with their keeper at International Animal Rescue’s orangutan school in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Credit Kemal Jufri for The New York Times
4 months 2 weeks ago

In early 2015, scientists monitoring satellite images at Global Forest Watch raised the alarm about the destruction of rain forests in Indonesia. Environmental groups raced to the scene in West Kalimantan...

Culling wild animals isn't part of the Indian ethos – we can do better to avoid conflict
4 months 2 weeks ago

Policy decisions in wildlife are rarely rooted in science and are often a result of political processes. In countries like Norway and North America, with their high quality and quantity of wildlife science,...

4 months 2 weeks ago

Assam forest department is taking the help of an Army drone to track the route of a tiger which created panic Tezpur in Sonitpur district. The Misamari Army base used the drone to find out the probable location of the tiger which was missing...

A village where men, elephants coexist peacefully
4 months 2 weeks ago

Even as the man-elephant conflict rages across the State, a village near the Bhutiachang tea estate in Udalguri district has shown that it is not quite impossible to maintain a ‘peaceful coexistence’ with elephants. The No.

The man who knew winter was coming: environmentalist Bittu Sahgal and the journey of ‘Sanctuary Asia’
4 months 2 weeks ago

We are because of nature, nature isn’t because of us. We currently live with a false sense of superiority over it, as we desecrate ecosystems with merciless urbanisation and crooked production practices.

Village women pray by the carcass of a wild Asiatic male elephant at Amgaon in Assam. (AP Photo/ Representative image)
3 months 3 weeks ago

Three wild elephants, including two pregnant females, were killed by a speeding train in Assam early on Monday, officials said.

Balipara Foundation team with the ladies of Garo Gaon
2 days 22 hours ago

On 4th of December 2016, Mr. Ranjit Barthakur along with the BTFF team members experienced a village life of three tribal communities which are Garo, Nissi, and Bodo tribe.

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