With diarrhoea still one of the world’s deadliest illnesses, new ways to spread good hygiene habits as far as possible are increasingly necessary.
In communities with poor access to water, women often bear the burden of collecting it, but an extraordinary tradition in rural India takes this inequality to another level.
WWF-India staff’s timely act prevents poaching attempt in a critical Central Indian tiger corridor
An eye witness account of the translocation of rhinos carried out in Assam between 27-29 Dec 2010 and 17-19 Jan 2011
Advocacy to protect an important forest block in Central India’s Kanha-Pench corridor
Villagers in Central India set an example for conservation at the community level by saying no to the establishment of a lime kiln to protect a reserve forest
Report by WWF-India highlights threat by proposed railway line expansion to crucial corridor linking tiger habitats
Known for the beauty of its reddish-orange coat and white ‘teardrops’ falling away from its eyes, the red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is found in parts of Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Southern China and India.
Hardly a community in India’s recent history has been more affected by changing laws and times than the Pardis. A nomadic tribe spread across the central states of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, the Pardis have depended on forests for their livelihoods for countless generations.
This story is the result of a series of interviews done with affected villagers, environmental activists, lawyers and other stakeholders along with visits to the affected areas by Anil Cherukupalli and Tushar Dhara in June 2009 as a follow up to news reports referring to a Swedish study that found extremely high concentrations of many drugs in local water sources in the Patancheru area of Hyderabad.