This new study by TRAFFIC based on data collected from 2001-2010, analyses the magnitude of illegal trade in leopard parts in India and identifies the geographic 'hotspots' of trade to aid in the conservation and enforcement efforts.

What are the consequences of rapid global change for the behaviour and ecology of wild species? Answering this very broad question is a challenging but important task. One relatively manageable question under this broad umbrella is how the timing of biological events (i.e., phenology) is changing as the earth's climate changes. In this article, we describe a new programme aimed at assessing the timing of migration of birds that winter in the Indian Subcontinent and monitoring changes