Wednesday, Dec 08, 2021

Animals & Wildlife

Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary: SC Agrees To Hear Appeal Against NGT Order

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Supreme Court Wednesday agreed to hear an appeal by the Department of Archaeology and Museums of Rajasthan and others against the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order directing the state to shut all the restaurants operating in the notified forest area of Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary/Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur from today.

Arunachal Pradesh: Rescued Bear Cubs Are Being Readied To Be Released In The Wild

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"During the ex-situ walks which are monitored by animal keepers accompanied by a biologist, the young bears learned to forage and gradually developed their wild instincts. Body morphometry and weight were recorded periodically," Basumatary said.

Shimla: Forest Department Claims To Have Captured Leopard Which Attacked Kids; Residents Not Sure

The leopard had killed two kids, including a five-year-old child on November 4 during Diwali celebrations, and a girl of the same age in August.

To Save Wildlife And Birds, Ladakh Govt Asks Army To Train Pure-Bred Ladakhi Dogs

Oct 29, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Over the years feral dogs have been on a rampage in Ladakh, preying on exotic wildlife species

Meet Conservationist Suyash Keshari Who Created India’s First Wildlife OTT Platform

In conversation with wildlife presenter, filmmaker and conservationist Suyash Keshari, the maker of India’s first wildlife OTT platform, ‘Safari with Suyash’ and on how he developed an affection towards tigers and wildlife.

12 October, 2021

Elk Seen Wandering With Tire Around Neck For Two Years Finally Rescued In US

Associated Press (AP)

Wildlife officials in Colorado, US, had to cut off the elk's five-point antlers to remove the encumbrance because they couldn't slice through the steel in the bead of the tire.

07 October, 2021

Congo's Famous Gorilla Ndakasi Dies

Associated Press (AP)

The mountain gorilla's life was featured in shows and the documentary film “Virunga,” and she gained internet fame in 2019 for a photo that featured her standing relaxed on two feet.

07 October, 2021

Tamil Nadu Tiger Hunt Intensifies As Operation To Trap Suspected Man-Eater Enters Day 13

Outlook Web Desk

The operations, to trap the tiger, coded T23, started after it killed four people, two in the gap of 14 days and more than 20 head of cattle in Tamil Nadu.

30 September, 2021

Australian Wildlife Tour Operator Survives Crocodile Attack

Associated Press (AP)

Sean Dearly was attacked on the Adelaide River, renowned for its 'jumping crocodiles' that rise vertically from the water to snatch chicken carcasses dangled from long poles of tourist cruise boats.

10 September, 2021

Odisha Fisherman Nets Super Rare Freshwater Turtle, Rewarded

Outlook Web Desk

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) identifies the Indian peacock softshell turtle as vulnerable.

09 August, 2021

China's Wandering Elephants May Finally Be Heading Home

Associated Press (AP)

Local authorities have deployed trucks, workers and drones to monitor the elephants, evacuated roads for them to pass safely and used food to steer them away from populated areas


29 July, 2021

'Excellent' Video of 3,000 Blackbucks Crossing Road Leaves PM Modi Impressed

Outlook Web Desk

A breathtaking video of thousands of blackbucks crossing a road in a national park in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district seems to have caught Prime Minister Narendra Modi's eye.

29 July, 2021

World Tiger Day: Big Cats Prosper In India, World's Largest Tiger Range Country

Outlook Web Desk

On World Tiger Day 2021, a look at the improving tiger population in India and their current conservation status.

29 July, 2021

World Tiger Day: Protecting Wild Tigers In Big Cat Countries

Dr. Rajesh Gopal

World Tiger Day 2021: The wild tiger status is suboptimal and almost nearing extinction in the South Asian Region including areas like the South Mekong basin countries like Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam.

16 July, 2021

J&K Govt Bans Slaughter Of Bovine Animals On Eid, Religious Bodies Say Order Unacceptable

Naseer Ganai

The Director Planning, J&K Animal, Sheep Husbandry has issued a letter to commissioners asking to take stringent action against the offenders violating animal welfare laws.

16 July, 2021

Assam Cops Seize Elephant For Killing A 14-Year-Old Boy

Outlook Bureau

The elephant's fate would depend on what the police inquiry reveals.

09 July, 2021

In Pictures: Leopard Breaks Into Maharashtra School Canteen, Rescued

Outlook Web Bureau

The rescue operation was carried out successfully by the Maharashtra Forest Department and Wildlife SOS.


06 July, 2021

Human, Animal, Environment: One Health For All

Bharati Ramachandran

Human, animal, and environmental health needs to be addressed as a whole – and not in silos.

Photo Gallery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates a fertilizers factory to the nation as Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and others clap, in Gorakhpur.

PTI Photo

A policeman recovers the smuggled liquor bottles from a truck at Patrakar Nagar, in Patna.

PTI Photo

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a meeting in Karnajora, Uttar Dinajpur.

PTI Photo

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Jayant Chaudhary during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

PTI Photo

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav waves at the crowd during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

PTI Photo

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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

On BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, a look at the 'invisible' history of Dalit Bahujan women in Indian politics.

Dec 02, 2021 Kalyani K

Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta