News and Views

News & Views

News …………………

Illegal wildlife trade makes sidelines in major newspapers every now and then. "5000 parakeets dead cramped in cages" " "Pythons found in brief case" " Eagles packed and marked as toys" are some of the headlines which have appeared from time to time. What happens to these confiscated animals? Our columnist Toby Ninan has some sad tales up his sleeve. Read this month's Zookeeper story.

Dr. Ravi Chellam, whose research on the Asiatic Lion is internationally acclaimed, answered queries from members who logged on to our chat session on 18th March 2004. Read a transcript of the chat session by clicking HERE.

Centre for Media Studies are looking for filling some positions. Read their call for applications.
Our NGO section has a recent addition. Pampa River protection Society.   The addition of an NGO focusing on water, we thought, is appropriate as the world "celebrates" world water day on March 22nd.. You can also read the synopsis of some short films made on India's water scarcity by going to our video library by cliking HERE.

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'If the wars of this century were fought over oil, the wars of the next century will be fought over water."
-Ismail Serageldin, Vice President, World Bank, in 1995

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