The 100 Best Birdwatching Sites in India

10,000 Birds

Having more than 1300 bird species, including over 75 endemics, it is hard to resist the lure of India – something I know from personal experience. In 304 pages, The 100 Best Birdwatching Sites in India by Grewal and Singh, where-to-watch-birds guide describes the 100 top hotspots throughout the Indian mainland, but also the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. India is a huge and logistically frightening country. The 100 Best Birdwatching Sites in India.

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India’s Raptor Rescuers

10,000 Birds

“It is next to impossible to persuade people in India to donate money for injured raptors,” says Nadeem Shehzad, co-founder of Wildlife Rescue , a registered non-profit in the Chawri Bazar area of Old Delhi. Wildlife Rescue is a registered non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible, but birds of prey are not popular in India. Birds Black Kites India Bird Rescue India raptors Mohammad Saud Nadeem Shehzad wildlife rehabilitators Wildlife Rescue

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Searching for vultures in India

10,000 Birds

It was the final day of my two weeks long first passage to India. The only person I asked before the trip was one seasoned Canadian traveler who has spent some time in the subcontinent: “Do you have any advice for an absolute beginner in India?” And in the process, I fell in love with India. Now, asking for vultures in India is a bit like asking your safari guide to show you a leopard. Yet, in 1990s India has killed more than 99% of its Gyps vultures (e.g.

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THE QUEST FOR THE RAREST OWL OF INDIA

10,000 Birds

It’s still dark at 5 am when the alarm on my mobile phone wakes me up in a spacious guest house room in Chikhaldara (Maharashtra, central India)… morning after morning after morning… I am getting tired, but the reason behind it was one rare bird – so rare that I have traveled 6000 kilometers to search tropical dry deciduous forests of the Satpura range just to look for the endemic and critically endangered Forest Owlet ( Heteroglaux blewitti ).

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Birding India with the ABA

10,000 Birds

India was not on my list of places to go in 2016. So, I birded India, land of Indian Peafowl , Saag Paneer (my favorite Indian dish) and Tigers. I had not planned on birding India in 2016, but I’m very happy I did. Birding Trips American Birding Association India tiger

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The Lion Forest of India

10,000 Birds

This park protects the largest remaining tract of dry deciduous forest in the west of India, offering visitors 37 species of reptiles, 38 species of mammals and, not to be forgotten – almost 300 bird species. Trips India Mammals After several game drives, once again we are at the front gate of the Gir National Park in the state of Gujarat.

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India’s Kingbirds

10,000 Birds

Those birds, which popped up along every elevated perch during my time in India were by and large Black Drongos. Birding Drongo India The family Tyrannidae, the tyrant flycatchers, are found only in the New World. We’re truly lucky we have them if for no other reason than to point at them as holder of some of the most difficult identification challenges on the continents.

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Pelican Brewing Company: Brut India Pale Ale

10,000 Birds

The recent taxonomy of India Pale Ale – more popularly known these days by its initialism IPA – is as confusing and unstable as any avian phylogeny. The post Pelican Brewing Company: Brut India Pale Ale appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Just imagine, for instance, that a new species of white-headed gull was added to your field guide every few years and you’ll have an idea of the current head-scratching state of proliferating IPA variations.

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Make Artjuna Cafe your first stop in Goa, India

Green Prophet

Planning on living on a bowl of rice a day in India, or under the age of 25 and hostel jumping in dorms with bed bugs? Mature-ish, aging hipsters read on: Artjuna is your first stop in India. With the world at our fingertips, working remotely from anywhere, and more time for leisure as many of us skip the high-stress jobs, why not go to India? I was always dreaming of India but hadn’t managed to get there before I had kids.

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Yoga in India vs. North America.

Elephant Journal

Yoga freedom is a breath of fresh air when you have been teaching or practicing yoga in the West, and the only place you can find it is in Mother India. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Meditation Right Livelihood Yoga 8 limbs of yoga arranged marriage Bali India indian yogis mother india teaching yoga in india western vs. eastern yoga yoga philosophy yoga practitioners

India Bans Shark Finning

Eccorazzi

There has been some great news for animals coming out of India lately. Read More The post India Bans Shark Finning appeared first on Ecorazzi. The country recently banned animal testing for cosmetics products, and banned shows featuring captive dolphins and orcas. Animals Causes News Top News

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India's Coal Bubble

Sierra Club Compass

A few short years ago the assumption that coal demand was essentially endless in China and India was seen as irrefutable. But while the end of the Chinese coal bubble has generated headlines the situation in India has flown entirely under the radar. But it's not that India’s coal supplies have stagnated for lack of effort. Even now Coal India and the Ministry of Forest and Environment have green-lighted mine expansions across the country.

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Second Annual India Surf Festival This Month

Wend Magazine

If you happen to be in India this January 25th – 28th take a break from your yoga retreat and check out the second annual India Surf Festival in Puri, Orissa. The fair will feature more than 60 surfers from India, Singapore, Spain, Italy, Morocco and Brazil along an expected 2,000 visitors. Click here to view the embedded video.

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India’s Banjaar Tola: Bengal tiger-spotting in eco-luxury

Green Traveler Guides

This is the moment I had come on safari in India for. Visitor counts in this remote outpost of India have swelled into many thousands annually, from about one thousand in 1989. India’s Taj joins with Africa’s &Beyond. | Kanha Roars Back |.

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Why India was my Greatest Yoga Teacher.

Elephant Journal

First of all: silence, in India? Adventure Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga attachment India Meditate patience peace sugar travelSeriously? I went to the noisiest.

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Goa, India: shanti green escape at Alila Diwa

Green Traveler Guides

Fortunately, just a couple hours’ drive away in south Goa my friend and I find a […] Goa, India: shanti green escape at Alila Diwa is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Asia Certification Goa India Resorts Restaurants/Cafes Vegan/Vegetarian Alila Diwa Goa Elvis Lobo Elvis Rumion Goa International Jazz Live Festival Gonsua green hotel Goa green resort Goa Michael Straus Reuters

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Q&A with India Managing Director Seema Paul

Conservancy Talk

President and CEO Mark Tercek talks to Managing Director Seema Paul about how The Nature Conservancy can make a difference in India. Mark Tercek: We’re excited to have you leading the team in India, one of our newest programs. Most recently, Seema was the Vice President for the ClimateWorks Foundation as well as the founder and CEO of India’s only private foundation dedicated to climate mitigation—the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation.

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Yoga teacher training in India? A great holiday for mind, body and soul

Green Prophet

Two years ago I took my family to India for a holiday. India is the place for that people would tell me over the years, and as the birthplace of yoga it’s the ideal way for you to jump into yoga as a beginner or as a seasoned practitioner. People that do end up wanting to take their yoga to the next level do end up travelling to India –– to Pune or Rishikesh –– one of the spiritual centers. . The post Yoga teacher training in India? Health India spirituality yoga

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Evil Twin Brewing Falco India Pale Ale

10,000 Birds

Evil Twin Brewing Falco India Pale Ale. . If there’s a “ trash bird ” in the world of craft beer, it’s unquestionably IPA. Like starlings and pigeons, these flamboyantly hopped beers are everywhere, aggressively crowding out more modest offerings in taprooms and in the beer aisle, and always leaving a bitter aftertaste, whether you want it or not.

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How India Sharpens Our Senses.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only culinary adventures India Peggy Markel senses travelThrough our adventure we get a diverse look and experience from all walks of life and flavors. After all, that’s the purpose of the journey ge.

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The Search for the Rarest Owl of India

10,000 Birds

In the end, it was birding that has taken him from his native Serbia, across the Balkans and Turkey, to the very borders of the Old World: East Anglia and Spain, southern Africa and, in the instance of this epic report, India. The time quickens, we hurry for lunch (and a Kingfisher Beer – birders staple in India) and back to Semadoh for Bhola Mawaskar. Trips endangered species India owlets owls

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Karnataka, India: organic eco-retreat in the Western Ghats

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening On A Farm | To the outside world, the state of Karnataka is best known for its capital city of Bangalore, the high-tech hub of India where you have probably connected by phone or chat with an eager soul who wants to offer you excellent service on that problem with your laptop or [.] Karnataka, India: organic eco-retreat in the Western Ghats is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Charting a Future for People and Nature in Post-COVID India

Nature Conservancy - Science

India currently (as of July 28, 2020) has the third-highest number of cases of COVID-19, after only the United States and Brazil. This has posed enormous challenges countrywide, with some challenges familiar to other places in the world and some… Ideas Climate Disease & Parasites Economics Health & Nature

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India Declares Dolphins ‘Non-Human Persons’

Eccorazzi

In a groundbreaking decision, India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests has declared dolphins as ‘non-human persons’ and as such has forbidden their captivity for entertainment purposes. In a statement, the ministry advised Read More The post India Declares Dolphins ‘Non-Human Persons’ appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Backyard Birding in Central India to Beat Lockdown

Nature Conservancy - Science

An Indian nature photographer finds solace in the birds viewed from his balcony. Birds & Birding Birds Urban Conservation Wildlife

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India Ends Animal Testing for Household Products

Eccorazzi

India becomes the second nation in the world to ban animal testing for both cosmetics and household products. Read More The post India Ends Animal Testing for Household Products appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

India Bans Importing Cosmetics Tested on Animals

Eccorazzi

India officially became the first cruelty-free cosmetics zone in South Asia today with its passing a ban on imported animal-tested cosmetics. Read More The post India Bans Importing Cosmetics Tested on Animals appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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peaceful Greenpeace coal activists arrested in India

Sierra Club Compass

That’s the scene that played out in the early morning hours of May 8, stunning the activists and supporters of Greenpeace India and Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) worldwide. Four activists -- Akshay Gupta, Vinit Gupta, Bechan Lal, and Vijay Shankar Singh -- were arrested just after midnight following a peaceful protest against coal mining activities in the forests of Mahan, India. Sadly, this is not a unique circumstance for anti-coal activists in India.

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“Rise and Rise Again” – Connecticut Valley Brewing Company: Sherwood Double New England Style India Pale Ale

10,000 Birds

An enigmatic line of text emblazoned across the can of this week’s featured beer – the Sherwood Double New England India Pale Ale from Connecticut Valley Brewing Company – implores us to “Rise and Rise Again”. For its part, Connecticut Valley Brewing Company remains coy about the now-obvious Robin Hood references in their Sherwood Double New England Style India Pale Ale, at least officially. Connecticut Valley Brewing Company: Sherwood Double New England Style India Pale Ale.

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Coal Killed 100,000 in India in 2012

Sierra Club Compass

A groundbreaking new report has, for the first time, estimated the human toll from India's dirtiest fuel source. The study, conducted by Delhi-based research group Urban Emissions (India) and commissioned by Conservation Action Trust in partnership with Greenpeace, reveals the health impacts of some of the weakest air pollution standards in the world (see the comparison of emissions from the International Energy Agency below). Now India faces a similar problem.

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Tiger Population on the Rise in India

Eccorazzi

After some dismal statistics in past years showing a rapidly dwindling population of tigers in the wild, the newest census in India has shown a drastic increase in their numbers. Read More The post Tiger Population on the Rise in India appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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Rogue Ales & Spirits: Outta Line West Coast India Pale Ale

10,000 Birds

is Outta Line, a West Coast India pale ale from Rogue Ales & Spirits of Newport, Oregon. Rogue Ales & Spirits: Outta Line West Coast India Pale Ale. The post Rogue Ales & Spirits: Outta Line West Coast India Pale Ale appeared first on 10,000 Birds. Apologies for the unintended three-weak break here at Birds and Booze. I was on vacation in Peru for nine days and meant to schedule a few reviews for my absence.

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Tigers On The Rise In India

Sustainability Ninja

According to a recent Indian tiger population estimation study, carried out in the designated 39 tiger reserves across the country, there has been an increase of 295 tigers in India. India was estimated to have about 100,000 tigers just 100 years ago. Eco News india tigersThe population is estimated at 1706, up from 1411 when they were counted last.

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Paver Block Making Machine Manufacturers in India – Prem Industries India

Elephant Journal

are leading Manufacturers of block making machine in India.Find here online price details of Paver Block Making Machine manufacturers in india. Get info of suppliers, manufacturers, exporters in India. […]. Prem industry capitalizing on our sophisticated manufacturing facility, we are able to design and develop superior quality range of paver block making machines at Affordable Prices.We

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India Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetic Products

Eccorazzi

Last week, India became the first South Asian country to ban animal testing for cosmetic products. According to India Today, the Bureau of Indian Standards voted unanimously to remove all Read More The post India Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetic Products appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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My Mind Against My Heart in India.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today beggars compassion giving heart homeless India travelShe looks you dead in the eyes, speaks Hindi (or the local dialect) and gestures with her hand that she needs food for her and her baby. The gesture is universal, it probably.

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Love Problem Solution Pandit Ji +91-7232878471 India

Elephant Journal

Love Problem Solution Pandit Ji +91-7232878471 India.

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12 Tips for Women Traveling to India Alone.

Elephant Journal

Muscling up the courage to go to India as a solo female traveler takes guts. Adventure Health & Wellness backpack India indian toilets solo travel women

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Romantic, Impressionist, Surreal: Reflections of an American Yogi in India

Elephant Journal

As a fashion student in college, I developed a keen interest in India through my study of textiles. India has been […]. From my early teenage years, I was obsessed with all things “foreign.” I grew up in the rural Midwest and to me, anything from another part of the world seemed exotic and somehow better.

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Planet India. {Photography} ~ Elodie Saracco

Elephant Journal

Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today India photography travel Many times, I was the only pale face, the stranger, the curiosity, and felt out of place. But I wasn’t lonely with my camera as company.

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Bullets Can’t Stop India’s Coal-Fighting Heroes

Sierra Club Compass

From slowing economic growth to the depreciating rupee to widespread disgust with rampant corruption, India’s “anything goes” model has failed to provide a realistic, prosperous future for its people. Ramesh Agrawal, one of this year’s recipients, comes from Chhattisgarh, India. The tenth largest state in India, Chhattishgarh is a place where the devastating reality of a reliance on coal can be seen every day. Coal India International

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The Day I Forgot I was going to India.

Elephant Journal

The other day a friend of mine asked me if I was excited to be traveling to India in a few weeks. Adventure Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality 30s India kundalini lesson life change mantra mindful travel spontaneous stress YogaI looked at her with a blank stare and said, "I forgot about that!".

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Rajasthan, India: Udaipur's green palace

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Rajasthan, India: Udaipur’s green palace 2 February 11 · 0 comments | Maharana of Eco | R ajasthan is famous for its palaces. This is royal India.

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