Save the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) from Extinction!

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Powerlines in GIB habitat should go underground. 

The critically endangered Great Indian Bustard has disappeared from over 90% of its former range due to habitat loss, hunting, disturbance and lack of protection in many ‘lekking’ and nesting sites (see 2013 CI campaign). Now, overhead power transmission lines that crisscross its habitat are sounding the death knell of this low-flying, ground-dwelling species (see attached map). According to a study by the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), as many as … Read More

Sanctuary Asia’s Wild Maharashtra Photography Contest — NCPA, Mumbai, Sept 27, 2012

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On the occasion of World Tourism Day, the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), and Sanctuary Asia are pleased to invite you to preview the winning entries of the Wild Maharashtra Photography Contest.

The exhibition will be on display daily until Sept 30th, 2012 from 11am until 7pm.

Some of the best photographers, such as Baiju Patil who took the Blue-tailed Bee-eater image in Jayakwadi, Maharashtra, sent us some of the most stunning images and these have resulted in … Read More