When the Indian tiger pays a visit to villages!!!!!

In summer 2009, we conducted a field work in Kanha Tiger reserve, as part of the ground truthing exercise to study the effects of eco-tourism and to understand the zone of interaction around the park for better management. It was an afternoon on a scorching hot day, the open jeep on which we were exploring the core area, suddenly stopped. Sensing wildlife nearby, I started looking around. Everyone whispered Tiger! Tiger!; still I cannot see it. After few seconds, looking at where the cameras around me are zoomed, I realised that the mighty Tigress was resting right ahead on the track blocking us.Order nike air max

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Biological diversity is raising, for scale’s sake!

Estimating the current trend in direction of biological diversity (or ‘biodiversity’) is not as easy as it looks.
Like the assessment of CO2 concentration in the atmosphere, biological diversity status is key in understanding the amplitude of anthropogenic impact on natural systems and to inform policy.
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Roads – dangerous slopes for biodiversity

The street is a concrete jungle, Hector Lavoe echoed this in his famous latin song named Juanito Alimaña. This description falls short if we think about the current situation, where according to the World Health Organization, each year more than 1.27 million people die in traffic-related accidents and more than 90% of these deaths occur in developing countries.
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