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Solar Lights Needed So Tigers Avoid Indian Village
Offbeat  (tags: Tigers, solar lights, India, village )

Marie
- 26 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
March 2014: In a bid to reduce human and wildlife conflict in Sundarbans National Park WWF India have set up a crowdfunding campaign to raise money towards installing 25 solar lights along the forest fringe.
India: Excellent News ! - 120-Year-Old Tradition of Animal Sacrifice Ends After 12 Year Battle.
Offbeat  (tags: village, children, education, animal welfare, animal protection, legalisation )

Simone
- 661 days ago - serbiananimalsvoice.wordpress.com
Every year, Rajo Sankranti (a mass festival in Odisha, India) is a feast day for the villagers of Srirampur and its neighboring villages under the Pattamundai police limit, where hundreds of animals are killed for the Deity Maa Ramchandi, Srirampur
Young Cherry Tree in Tokyo Carries Memories of Village Wiped Away By Dam Project
Offbeat  (tags: cherry trees, 400-year-old, village, dam projest, replanted, seedling, Shokawa cherry trees, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, memories )

Naoko
- 1137 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A cherry tree grown from a seed from one of two 400-year-old parent trees saved from a village submerged half a century ago is likely to bloom this spring for the first time it was planted at a famous flower-viewing site in Tokyo.
Relocation of 376 Families and 3 Forest Villages From Gir Lion Reserves
Offbeat  (tags: gir lion reserve, families, village, relocation, asiastic lions )

Simone
- 1234 days ago - pib.nic.in
Preparatory measures for relocation including adequate publicity in local language have been undertaken for relocation of 376 families and 3 forest villages from Gir Lion Reserve. This has been informed by the Government of Gujarat to the Minuistry The
Two-Legged Pig Learns to Walk
Offbeat  (tags: two legged pig, china, village, rescued, local celebrity, bravery )

Simone
- 1290 days ago - animalliberationfront.com
A pig which can walk on two legs has become a local celebrity in China. The 10-month-old porker is known by villagers as "Zhu Jianqiang" (Strong-willed Pig)
Water Trickles Into Village, Thanks to Solar Deslination
Offbeat  (tags: Pakistan, water, desalination, SRO, Indus delta, Sindh, WWF, conservation, village, solar, environment )

Naoko
- 1387 days ago - ipsnews.net
Ismail Achar never thought a day would come when his inland village would be reduced to a barren tract of land with hardly a drop of water to drink.
Patsaling's Bee-Keeping Side Business
Offbeat  (tags: Bhutan, village, organic vegetable, bees, bee keeping )

Naoko
- 1466 days ago - kuenselonline.com
If Tsirang is fast becoming organic vegetable dzongkhag of the country, farmers have better and sweeter thing to offer to Bhutanese consumers. Walk past Patsaling village ad it's not farmers who greet visitors, but swarms of bees that buzz around.
Leopard Freed From Wild Boar Snare
Offbeat  (tags: wild boar snare, leopard rescued, freed, village )

Simone
- 1469 days ago - kuenselonline.com
Forest officials rescued a female leopard and freed it to a safer place in Dala village of Dogar gewog, Paro, on April 6. The leopard was trapped in a snare set for wild boars menacing a potato field on the morning of April 5. The owner, who set the
Riau Villagers' Hands Tied as Herd Of Elephants Refuses to Leave
Offbeat  (tags: village, villagers, elephants, herd, invasion, neighbours )

Simone
- 1488 days ago - thejakartaglobe.com
For the past two weeks, residents of Petani village in Bengkalis district have been woken up in the early hours of the morning to the sounds of an elephant herd invasion. Riantomo, the head of the village, said residents had been forced to evacuate
Winter Weavers of Bamboo Mats
Offbeat  (tags: bamboo mat, women, Bhutan, highway, villagers )

Naoko
- 1569 days ago - kuenselonline.com
At this time of the year, vehicles plying the Wangdhu-Trongsa highway may unknowingly lend a helping hand to the women of Sephu. The women lay rows of bamboo woven sheets on the highway which passing vehicles run over and soften so that they can be woven
'Tiger' Kills Boy in Kathmandu
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, controvery, leopards, investigation, young boy, killed, village )

Simone
- 1591 days ago - thaindian.com
A five-year-old boy was killed by "tigers" in the capital city Kathmandu, police said Monday. Vishal Lama, son of Badri Singh Lama, was killed in Chhaimale, a forested area in Kathmandu Saturday. The boy, who lived in Devichaur in neighbouring
The Fox With A Footwear Fetish
Offbeat  (tags: mystery, missing shoes, village, fox, shoe fetish, bizarre, unusual )

Simone
- 1706 days ago - all-creatures.org
First it was gumboots. Then it was sneakers. Finally it moved on to ladies shoes, some dark blue pumps to be exact. No shoe was safe from the cunning fox from Foehren in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate
   

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