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TCF blogs anew-Welcome!

The wait is over! After a brief hiatus, The Corbett Foundation is back with an all-new blog! Our experiences in the wild, our stand on current environmental happenings, our thoughts, opinions and...

Mangrove Destruction at Lokhandwala

Wetlands or Wastelands?

February 2nd is observed globally as World Wetlands Day. It was in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971 that the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance – called the Ramsar Convention...

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India: Naturally Ours

India is spread over an area of 3.29 million sq km, which is approximately 2.5% of the earth’s total land area, and encompasses a wide variety of ecosystems harbouring 7% of the...

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My days with the elephants

The beginning The tusker was drinking water standing on the right bank of Sigur stream downstream of Vazhaithottam near Cheetal Walk in Nilgiri North Forest Division. It was midday during an early month...

Sambar Stag at Periyar Tiger Reserve

Conserve sambar, conserve tigers

“Tiger conservation or conservation of nature is not a drag on the environment. Both can happen in a mutually complimentary way”: these were the reassuring words of Prime Minister Narendra Modi when...

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Wetlands: the lifeline of our cities

When was the last time you sat by a river, or a lake, and looked at its waters and marvelled at its beauty? When was the last time you rushed past a...