The city’s famed attraction, the Madras Crocodile Bank, has been engaged in conservation of endangered species for four decades. The lockdown has cut off revenue channels, and here is how you can help.
The Guindy National Park is not just a critical green lung in the heart of Chennai, but also an excellent space to showcase urban forest conservation. Let this photoessay take you on a visual stroll through the park with its marvellous display of flora and fauna.
Chennai’s beaches are a popular draw, often used for conducting events to sensitise the general public about various issues. This one sought to promote conservation of an endangered species. But was the run posing a larger threat to the environment and ecosystem at large?
Every winter, hundreds of birds arrive in Chennai and set up haunts around its marshlands and waterbodies. An avid bird watcher shares his insights on the trends, habits and the observations this year.
For 30 years now, between January and March, student volunteers of the SSTCN walk along two stretches of beaches during Olive Ridley nesting season. For many, it’s the start of a passion of a lifetime.
400 acres of pure green and 300 species of fauna is what the Adyar Eco Park will treat you to. But it’s more than just another biodiversity hot spot, it’s a tale of what well-spent public funds and hard work can achieve.
Not even threats to personal safety can thwart him off his chosen path of saving animals. Meet Chennai’s 16-year-old animal rescuer who imparts strong lessons in compassion in an increasingly cruel world.