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Extinction
North East  /  Published 17.02.20

66 NE bird species face bleak future: Report

Their plumage may make things around brighter, but their future looks quite bleak.Altogether 66 bird species in the Northeast are stated to be in the “high-conservation concern” category, accordin...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

Many marine species may die out, and we're to blame

Sir — Research shows that many large species of fish might go extinct as the oxygen levels in the oceans decrease owing to rising temperatures. This is alarming, and human beings are the only ones t...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.19

Friends of frogs seek kiss of life for species

Frogs, the underrated ecological warriors of the amphibian world, may have become Calcutta’s latest cause, thanks to a global summit dedicated to these creatures in a city where you would ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.01.20

Namibia wind in cheetah sail

A cheetah conservation agency in Namibia has expressed enthusiasm for India’s proposal to reintroduce the cheetah in India but cautioned that the process will be long and difficult.The Cheetah Conse...
By Our Special Correspondent in

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

Mumbai Indians deserved to win the IPL crown

Sir — The final match of the 2019 Indian Premier League between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings turned out to be a thriller. Mumbai Indians won by the narrowest of margins — one run — whi...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 06.05.19

1 million species ‘face threat of extinction’

Around a million of the planet’s estimated eight million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction within decades, an international group of scientists warned in a report released ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.19

Prejudice against women who drink alcohol

Sir — Researchers have found that women who drink alcohol are judged more harshly than men who do the same. The former are perceived to be “less human” and more “sexually available” than the...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.19

Rare turtle awaits entry as election mascot

The Cooch Behar administration has sought the approval of the state election commission to use the black soft shell turtle as the election mascot in the district in order to spread awareness of the en...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

North East  /  Published 26.02.19

Strategy to save rhinos

The National Rhino Conservation Strategy for India, which was launched on Tuesday, has called for active engagement between India and Nepal to conserve the greater one-horned rhinoceros.Union minister...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.19

Green voices from the margins

Farzana, the seamstress, asks in anguish, ‘Why do they break our little houses?’ Kailash, the fireman, is equally distressed; ‘Why are they closing down the kilns?’ Both are agonizing over env...
By Anubrotto Kumar Roy in


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