Amazing Facts About Wildlife

Staying together without a leader

Independent individuals sometimes move in concert without being conducted, says S.Ananthanarayanan.

 

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Bird Watching

THE BIRDMAN OF INDIA

An old Snoopy man with hawk eyes behind black-framed spectacles and without wings learned how to fly with birds and discovered the maximum number of species during his journey.  Salim Ali had flown in all directions for his love towards birds. He spent half of his life in bird watching. Ali’s vision towards the field of ornithology is unmatched in India.  His contribution and discovery have transformed the field of ornithology in India.  His great vision and love for birds gave him the title of “BIRDMAN OF INDIA”.

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Conservation

WPA Newsletter on the Status of Pheasants in India


The conservation of pheasants is a critical aspect of the current global effort to promote biodiversity in the face of increasing onslaught of developmental activities. Pheasants, the large long-tailed “game-birds” (Are they game birds or wild birds, vote in our poll), native to Asia, the male of which have very showy plumage, are the subject of interest for the World Pheasant Association. The March 17 newsletter of their Indian chapter, titled "MOR", highlights some of the concerns of the pheasant conservation activists in India.

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Corporates and Environment

Lakes of Bengaluru

Lakes of Bengaluru
-Susan Sharma

Unbelievable things have been happening to Bengaluru's  lakes recently.  
Bellandur lake burned for hours on the evening of 16 February 2017. (A similar event took place in 2016 too).  
Dead fish washed up on the banks of Ulsoor Lake in 2016. 


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News and Views

News and Views

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