Gir And Girnar Likely To Be First In India To Find Place On Both Culture, Nature Lists.

Ahmedabad: A conservation activist found 33 severed heads and legs of lesser flamingos in Gujarat’s Little Rann of Kutch.

Water characteristics of Kandla creek, monitored seasonally from 2002 to 2006 at four locations (mouth, cargo jetty, oil jetty and junction), indicated significant increases in nutrients, petroleum hydrocarbons (PHc) and phenols from anthropogenic additions, while increases in turbidity, total suspended solids (TSS) and salinity from natural effects.

Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India proposes to embark on a project, namely, Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Livelihood Improvement Project (BCRLIP), at two sites of global and national biodiversity importance in the country.

Ahmedabad: Much excitement was generated when a pair of Great Indian Bustards was sighted in Little Rann of Kutch near Tundi talav, Bajana in May 2008. The sighting of the endangered species suggests that if provided suitable grassland habitat, the bustard could stay.

Each wild ass in Little Rann of Kutch is set to cost the Gujarat government's coffers a minimum of Rs 7 lakh. This is the price the state government will be unwillingly paying for protecting the wild ass from the Narmada canal, proposed to pass through a 25 kilometre stretch of their sanctuary dividing Little Rann of Kutch from the Greater Rann of Kutch.

SALT overpowers you in the Little Rann of Kutch. It burns the insides of your nose. You can taste it on your tongue and lips. It makes your eyes run. All it takes is an hour in the Rann for salt to saturate your senses.
The Little Rann of Kutch is home to the last surviving species of the Asiatic wild ass.