Wildlife Institute Of India
India  /  Published 17.02.20

50 bird species dwindle, sparrow count stable

A nationwide bird-tracking exercise has revealed strong declines in the abundance of over 50 bird species, including the red-necked falcon, the Indian cuckoo, several species of eagles, the oriental s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Etalin go-ahead in power ministry court

The forest advisory committee of the Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change has passed the buck to the Union power ministry to take a final call on the 3097MW Etalin hydel project i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.04.20

Rare Assamese cat snake ‘reported’ in Bhutan

The rare Assamese cat snake has reported its royal presence for the first time from the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.A team of officials from Jomotsangkha wildlife sanctuary in Bhutan with the help of ...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.19

Study links booze and chase to jumbo rage

A 10-year study of elephant attacks on humans in three north Bengal districts has revealed half of the incidents occurred after dusk when victims were returning home or were drunk and chasing elephant...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.02.20

Bait makes king of the jungle lazy

Food baits for lions placed by wildlife staff in Gujarat’s Gir forest to draw them to tourist spots and curb human-lion conflict may disturb the animal’s natural density and predatory skills, wild...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


North East  /  Published 19.04.19

Former forest officer pens Manas memoirs

For Indian Forest Service officer Sonali Ghosh, Manas continues to engage old heroes and inspire new ones.Sonali, who served as an officer at Manas National Park from 2007 to 2014, has penned down her...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Jumbo sensors to check track deaths

Sensors designed by IIT Delhi to help track the movement of elephants near railway tracks and minimise chances of accidents will be among the talking points of a wildlife conference to be held in nort...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.02.20

75-90% decline in leopard population

India’s leopard population has fallen by 75 to 90 per cent over the past two centuries, scientists have estimated through two lines of research and called for conservation efforts similar to those i...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.05.19

India, Bangla talk tigers

A team of forest officials from Bangladesh met their Indian counterparts and wildlife researchers in Delhi on Monday.The meeting, convened by the National Tiger Conservation Authority that functions u...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.20

Keep track

Sir — It was interesting to read that the Wildlife Institute of India, during this lockdown period, is planning to use an app to track the movement of wild animals that stray outside their habitats....
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