News  /  Published 21.01.23

Birders raise concern over ‘fewer’ migratory birds in Santiniketan sanctuary

In 2022, 47 migratory birds visited Tank-1, 15,765 were spotted in Tank-2 and 5,311 birds were seen in Tank-3 of Ballavpur Wildlife Sanctuary...
By PTI in Santiniketan

News  /  Published 20.01.23

South Bengal jumbo surge behind conflict

A regional plan, taking multiple states and a larger landscape into account, was discussed during the inter-state meeting...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.01.23

New guests arrive at New Town zoo, more in line

Hippopotamus, zebras and giraffes at Eco Park’s Harinalaya mini zoo...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 19.01.23

Third death linked to same elephant herd in Bankura

Foresters had been spending sleepless nights after a new herd of around 30 jumbos had entered the district from Paschim Medinipur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 18.01.23

Ranthambore: In the abode of the tiger

Back from the Rajasthan reserve, Sundeep Bhutoria writes about the big cats there and how to spot them ...
By Sundeep Bhutoria


News  /  Published 06.01.23

New arrivals of giraffes & zebras at New Town zoo, hippos to follow next week

Harinalaya, the deer park next to Eco Park, is welcoming a variety of species to become a mini zoo that will soon be inaugurated...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 03.01.23

Kolkatan’s adventure in strife-torn Peru

The 16th Living Lakes International Conference was held in the city of Puno (Perú) from December 6 to 8...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.23

Record footfall at safari park on New Year’s Day

Authorities have decided to keep facility open for visitors even on Monday...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

News  /  Published 31.12.22

Santragachi Jheel sees surge in migratory birds

The number of birds had fallen to nearly 700 in 2018 when the Howrah Municipal Corporation cleared the lake of water hyacinths entirely, leaving no place for the birds to rest...

World  /  Published 29.12.22

Emperor penguins, reindeer among threatened species

Between 80 per cent to 100 per cent of all emperor penguin colonies face extinction by 2100 at present greenhouse gas emission levels...
By Deutsche Welle


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