For over 2 months now, the hills of Simlipal in Orissa have been inundated by fierce monsoon showers. Thick foliage dripping water on the undergrowth had turned the soil to slush, to be kneaded by animal hooves. Tracks of animals in search of food mingled

Several countries are getting tough with tiger poachers and traders in what may be the final attempt to save the magnificent beast:

The army has taken to environment resuscitation with prganised fervour, but is still facing a barrage of criticism from state forest

Publishers worldwide need to be goaded to specialise in environmental publications, but the fair was piled high with coffee table glossies on wildlife and environment, some targeting children.