Bird Watching

Miraculous escape of the kingfisher chick

Miraculous escape of the kingfisher chick
-Ajay Gadikar
Love to share a story of the miraculous escape of a white throated kingfisher (Halcoyn  smyrnensis) chick. 


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Book Reviews

Cantilevered Tales

Review of book by Jayant Kripalani
-Susan Sharma

Santragachhi Lake attracted nearly 8000 migratory birds this year as per reports.



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News and Views

News and Views

Views....

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organic farming

White Plumage Friends in Organic Farming

White Plumage Friends in Organic Farming 
- Amina Bibi

Organic Farming is a method of crop production which involves an integration of different farming systems like crop, cattle, fish, poultry etc.  The bio-network forms a cycle of effective utilization of resources which often results in sustainability through the enhancement of soil fertility and biological diversity. 

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Urban Wildlife

Rats- the gnawing problem underfoot

Rats- the gnawing problem underfoot
The common rat is an everyday companion that we know very little about, says S.Ananthanarayanan.

The hopelessness of solving the rat menace is legendary. In the German folk tale, the Pied Piper lures the rats of Hamelin away by his music. On not being given the promised fee, the piper leads away the children of the town. What the story underscores, however, is the futility of ordinary methods used by municipal services to deal with infestation by rats.

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