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The leopard goes to school: local student-led conservation in rural India

An insight into how local students are furthering leopard conservation in the agricultural landscapes of rural Maharashtra by aiding coexistence between humans and the big cats. This revolutionary initiative titled ‘Janta Waghoba’ is led by Mrunal Ghosalkar, an avid conservationist who has worked with local communities to aid wildlife conservation across different landscapes.

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The sea, snakes and our shore

Over several thousands of years, sea snakes have undergone characteristic morphological changes in order to aid their life in water with several species spending their entire life-cycles out at sea, right from their birth through their reproduction to their death. Read more to find out how the long process of evolution has shaped them to live where life first began.