Silkworms get more budget than tigers in India

This Union budget was the first paperless budget of India. Other than reducing use of paper, the budget does little for the environment. The MoEFCC has been given Rs 2,869.93 crore this year, which is 7.4% less than Rs 3,100 crore it got last year. This has direct impact on…

Conservation of India’s five big cats

Wildlife in India is fighting a losing war with land conversion, deforestation, industrialization and illegal wildlife trade. The big cats are no exception to this. India is the habitat of five big cats, namely, the Royal Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris), the Asiatic Lion (Panthera leo), the Indian Leopard (Panthera pardus),…